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Professional Development

Resources to advance your career in the home performance industry.

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Become an Energy Specialist Apprentice

An apprenticeship is a training program that offers a combination of classroom instruction, on-the-job training, and mentorship. Apprenticeships allow you to gain skills and get a job. A Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP) is a career path that offers paid work experience and a nationally recognized credential.

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View & Post Open Positions

Whether you’re looking for a job or for skilled workers, this is the place to do it. Browse or post positions today. BPA company members can post jobs for free.

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Earn CEUs through BPA

Whether you’re attending a conference or reading articles in the BPA Journal, you can earn continuing education credits through our allied organizations, including ASHI, BPI (including QCI, HHE, and EA), InterNACHI, NARI, and NATE.

Training Library

Our training library is the industry’s centralized hub for home and building performance training and education. Browse our extensive library for certification training, continuing education opportunities, exam preparation, on-the-job learning, and more.

Resource Library

Our resource library includes a compilation of home performance resources, including downloadable PDFs, webinar playbacks, industry reports, and videos.

Free Online Training for Energy Experts and Entrepreneurs

If you are looking to get started as an energy auditor, home rater, or energy expert, this free online training will provide you with a foundational understanding of what it takes to leverage online marketing and sales tools to generate leads and keep your calendar filled.

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Total Building
Performance Certificate

The Total Building Performance Certificate of Knowledge will show that you have the knowledge to plan, assist, and guide residential deep energy retrofit. It offers a solid base of knowledge for certificate holders to develop a new line of business and establish trust with customers. Currently in its pilot phase, the exam is free to the first 500 candidates.

Learn more and apply to take the pilot exam ›

The Green Buildings Career Map

The Green Buildings Career Map is a highly interactive tool that explores an industry exploding with job opportunities, charting possible progression between those occupations, and identifying the types of credentials necessary to do them well.

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