Conferences/Trade Shows

ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings workshops on energy efficiency programs and technologies.
Home Performance Coalition (formerly ACI) workshops and trade show for building science and performance testing practitioners.
Better Buildings Conference – WI technical training conference and exhibits
Energy & Enviromental Building Association Conferences and Expo workshops and trade show for builders, remodelers and performance testing contractors.
RESNET technical and training conference for Energy Raters.


Diagnostic Tools and Products

Aeroseal aerosol based duct sealing system.
Bacharach combustion gas analysis.
Extech manufacturer and distributor of a variety of test instruments.
Flir Infrared Cameras infrared cameras for the building science community.
R.J. Karg Associates hand-held calculator and software for building diagnostics.
Testo manufacturer of instrumentation for measuring temperature, pressure, air velocity, air flow.
TSI air velocity, flow hoods, combustion gas analysis, IAQ monitors.


Energy Efficient Building Products

EFI helping people and organizations economically purchase quality conservation products.
Shelter Sales ventilation system design and sales.


Home Energy Ratings/Energy Efficiency Financing

Energy and Environmental Ratings Alliance training, certification and support services for home energy raters.
EPA: Energy Star Homes Program Environmental Protection Agency
Northeast Home Energy Rating Alliance alliance of home energy raters in New England and New York state.
RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) consortium of state energy officials and home rating organizations.


Periodicals/Trade Journals

ACHR News Magazine the HVACR contractor’s weekly newsmagazine and is the industry’s most trusted and utilized direct communications link to the HVACR buyer.
ASHRAE Journal member benefit publication includes peer reviewed articles and industry news.
Contracting Business issues relating to heating, ventilation and air conditioning contractors and dealers (monthly).
Environmental Building News monthly newsletter on environmentally responsible design and construction.
Fine Homebuilding residential new construction and remodeling issues (bi-monthly).
High Performing Buildings examines what characteristics make buildings high performing through a variety of examples and case studies.
Home Energy Magazine residential energy efficiency issues (bi-monthly)
HVACR Business Magazine focused on providing editorial from the most successful and highly respected contracting authorities, on how to create a winning contracting company.
Journal of Building Envelope Design the premier publication for research and development on building enclosure systems for North America.
Remodeling complete coverage of the remodeling industry.
The Journal of Light Construction residential new construction and remodeling issues.



Air Barrier Association of America focused on leading the building enclosure industry through standards, testing and training.
ASHRAE a building technology society that provides research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, with a focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability.
ASTM development and delivery of international voluntary consensus standards, including E779.
Air Tightness Testing and Measurement Association a special interest group within The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) dealing with air permeability of all building types.
CGSB a federal government organization that offers client-centred, comprehensive standards development, including CGSB 149.10-M86
CIBSE the standard setter and authority on building services engineering in the UK and overseas.
LEED – US Green Building Council provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.
Whole Building Design Guide the goal of ‘Whole Building’ Design is to create a successful high-performance building by applying an integrated design and team approach to the project during the planning and programming phases.

Technical/Training Organizations

Advanced Energy Corporation performance contractor training, research and consulting.
Affordable Comfort Corporation trade organization for building science and performance testing practitioners.
Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre international clearinghouse for research on infiltration and ventilation.
Alliance to Save Energy promotes energy efficiency policies, technologies and programs worldwide.
American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy energy policy evaluation and information clearing house.
Building Performance Contractors Association coalition of building performance auditors, consultants, diagnosticians and consultants in New York state.
Building Science Corporation building failure and building performance research and consulting.
California Building Performance Contractors Association performance contractor training and support.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. housing research and program information.
CHP Energy Solutions Research and Training performance contractor training and interactive scale house models.
CleanEdison national training organization for BPI, RESNET, LEED and more
Conservation Services Group design and deliver energy efficiency and clean energy programs that are innovative and cost effective.
Energy and Environmental Builders Association trade organization promoting energy efficient and environmentally responsible building practices.
EnergyLogic Academy focuses on training for HERS Rater certification, BPI certification, professional development, and home performance programs.
Everblue Training Institute resource for training and certification for BPI and RESNET.
Florida Solar Energy Center building technology research and performance contractor training.
Fluid Market Strategies provides management, marketing and education services to our clients, including energy services with an emphasis on efficiency and renewable technology programs, sustainability consulting and carbon management services.
Infrared Training Center training and certification for infrared imaging.
Kansas Building Science Institute performance contractor training and support.
LBL: Energy Performance of Buildings Group energy performance, ventilation, infiltration and IAQ research.
Minnesota Department of Commerce information on MN energy code.
Monroe Infrared training and certification for infrared imaging.
Montana Weatherization Training Center resource for DOE weatherization programs as well as WxTV.
National Comfort Institute provide training, equipment and consultation to HVAC contractors around the world so they can provide more comfortable and energy efficient homes and offices.
National Environmental Balancing Bureau international certification association for firms that deliver high performance building systems.
Proctor Engineering evaluation and design of energy efficiency programs and technologies.
Saturn Resource Management publisher of training material both print and online.
Snell Infrared training and certification for infrared imaging.
Southface Energy Institute performance contractor training, and consulting.
The Healthy House Institute IAQ training and research.
UnderstandSolar training and information about solar power.