Advancing Our Mission Through an Allied Partner Network
The Building Performance Association Allied Partner Network is a group of organizations that help support BPA’s mission to advance a thriving industry by delivering improved energy efficiency, health, and environmental performance of homes and buildings.
By collaborating with multiple organizations through the Allied Partner Network, there can be efficiency in activities, greater strength in policy initiatives, and an ability to move the industry forward through research, workforce development, and training.
We believe strong partnerships are key to improving the energy efficiency of American homes. If you do too, join us as a member of the Allied Partner Network!
The Latest Updates
Read our press release below with the latest announcements and information about the network.View the Press Release ›
Become an Ally
Are you doing work in the home and building performance industry that aligns with the BPA mission? We invite you to join the Allied Partner Network. Contact BPA’s State Outreach Coordinator, Xavier Walter at email@example.com or (412) 924-6710.
Building Performance Association Allies
The Allied Partner Network is made up of organizations that are investing in a framework for training and education that will equip our industry with a high-quality, skilled workforce. Thanks to all allies who are part of the network so far.
The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), a nonprofit research organization, develops transformative policies to reduce energy waste and combat climate change. With their independent analysis, they aim to build a vibrant and equitable economy–one that uses energy more productively, reduces costs, protects the environment, and promotes the health, safety, and well-being of everyone. www.aceee.org
Founded in 1977, the Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit, bipartisan alliance of business, government, environmental and consumer leaders working to expand the economy while using less energy. Our mission is to promote energy productivity worldwide – including through energy efficiency – to achieve a stronger economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security, affordability and reliability. www.ase.org
Established in 1954, the American Solar Energy Society (ASES) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that accelerates equitable solar adoption and universal sustainable living by educating and building community. ASES shares information, events, and resources to cultivate community and power progress in the U.S. and beyond. www.ases.org
BPCA-NYS Inc. is a not-for-profit 501c6 statewide trade association representing hundreds of building performance contractors and related professionals in NYS. We are committed to the success and professional development of the contractors and other building performance professionals who work to improve the energy efficiency, comfort, durability, health and safety of New York's existing residential buildings. www.bpca-ny.org
BPI sets national standards for improving home comfort and energy efficiency, and for creating and maintaining safe and healthy home environments. From these standards, BPI develops professional certifications for home contractors to ensure quality service and workmanship. BPI has offered the nation’s premier credentials for home performance professionals since 1993. www.bpi.org
Building Performance Professionals Association (BPPA-VT) is Vermont’s home performance trade association. We support and represent our members as we work to promote Vermont's building performance industry and to ensure the energy efficiency, comfort and safety of our residential and commercial buildings. www.bppa-vt.org
The Energy Efficiency Alliance deploys education, strategic outreach, and policy innovation to expand the market for energy efficiency in the mid-Atlantic region. As the largest and fastest-growing industry in the energy sector, our efforts are focused on growing a local workforce that cannot be outsourced, while reducing pollution and bolstering the local economy. www.energyefficiencyalliance.org
Energy Efficient West Virginia is a group of concerned West Virginia residents, businesses, and organizations who have come together to promote energy efficiency among residential, commercial, and industrial customers in our state. In response to a 43% rate increase proposed by Appalachian Power Company in 2009, we created our organization to promote stronger energy efficiency policies that would help protect residents from future rate increases and drive a market for energy efficiency services. Given our old and inefficient housing stock and historic lack of investment in energy efficiency, there is huge potential for investing in energy efficiency and demand response programs that will help residents and businesses save money on their bills. www.eewv.org
Efficiency First California (EFCA) is a non-profit trade organization supporting California’s transition to clean, carbon-free energy. Our primary goal is to promote contractors who recognize the value of energy efficiency and carbon-free energy. www.efficiencyfirstca.org
Green Building Initiative (GBI) is a nonprofit organization and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer dedicated to reducing climate impacts by improving the built environment. Founded in 2004, the organization is the global provider of the Green Globes and federal Guiding Principles Compliance certification and assessment programs. www.thegbi.org
HPIP advances our mission, to better the insulation industry, by providing workforce training for the industry through our DOL-approved credentials. Our online training includes 2,000+ insulation, building science, and soft-skills courses. Our training is accessible, affordable, and sustainable through our many industry collaborative partnerships. www.insulationtraining.org
For nearly 40 years, IREC has made clean energy possible for millions of Americans through cutting-edge solutions that advance renewable energy, electric grid modernization, and energy efficiency. Today, our work continues in response to the urgent need to transition to clean energy—to mitigate climate change, improve the resiliency of our communities, and ensure all people benefit from a just transition to a clean energy future. In 2021, IREC merged with The Solar Foundation, a national nonprofit that has led the advancement of solar energy and solar-compatible technologies since 1977. www.irecusa.org
The Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA) is a collaborative network, promoting energy efficiency to optimize energy generation, reduce consumption, create jobs and decrease carbon emissions in all Midwest communities. www.mwalliance.org
The Michigan Energy Efficiency Contractors Association (MEECA) provides an active forum for contractors and other industry professionals to network, strengthen their businesses, and advocate for public policies that support and advance the energy efficiency industry. www.mienergyefficiency.org
Minnesota Building Performance Association (MBPA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2004 to support safe, healthy, comfortable, durable, energy-efficient homes. They aim to provide homeowners with building science information and cost-effective solutions to common problems such as ice dams, poor heating & cooling, mold, and much more. www.mpba.us
The National Association for State Community Services Programs (NASCSP) is the sole national association charged with advocating and enhancing the leadership role of States in the administration of the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) and Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). NASCSP’s mission is to increase capacity in States to achieve economic security and energy efficiency in low income communities. www.nascsp.org
NEEP was founded in 1996 as a non-profit whose mission is to serve the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic to accelerate regional collaboration to promote advanced energy efficiency and related solutions in home, buildings, industry, and communities. Our vision is that the region’s homes, buildings, and communities are transformed into efficient, affordable, low-carbon resilient places to live, work, and play. www.neep.org
The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) was founded in 1995 as a nonprofit to help homeowners reduce their utility bills by making their home more energy efficient. They are a recognized national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States. They aim to make the energy use of all homes transparent, thereby driving residential sector energy use toward net zero. www.resnet.us
Since 2007, the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) has promoted efficient energy as a catalyst for economic growth, workforce development, and energy security across 11 southeastern states. We provide research, consultation and education, stakeholder facilitation, program management, and financial services to a diverse set of stakeholders in the energy sector. SEEA envisions a future where all people live and work in healthy and resilient buildings, utilize clean and affordable transportation, and thrive in a robust and equitable economy. www.seealliance.org
"With the collective power of our Allied Partner Network, we look forward to strengthening and expanding our workforce, providing educational and networking opportunities to our members, and furthering our commitment to energy justice."
Chief Executive Officer of BPA