Thursday, January 19, 2017

Call for Nominations: Tony Woods Award and Building Performance Hall of Fame

Malta, NY, January 19, 2017 - The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) is seeking nominations for the 2017 Tony Woods Award for Excellence in Advancing the Home Performance Industry. The award recognizes the individual who has most advanced the home performance industry over the past year, and who has demonstrated dedication to and activism in the home performance industry. The award will be presented at the HPC National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, which runs from March 19-22, 2017.
  
Criteria for Selection (one or more of the following):

Over the past year, the candidate has:
  • Demonstrated success in professionalizing the home performance industry   
  • Advanced knowledge of building science principles
  • Promoted public policies that achieve energy efficiency and non-energy benefits of home performance for consumers
  • Advanced the principles of Quality Management Systems (QMS) within the home performance industry
Nominations for the Tony Woods Award can be made at: BPI Tony Woods Award for Excellence. 
 
The nomination deadline is 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday, February 10, 2017.

Building Performance Industry Hall of Fame   
BPI is also announcing a new round of selections to the Building Performance Industry Hall of Fame. We are seeking lifetime achievement nominations for individuals who have, over the course of their career, made significant and lasting contributions to the building performance industry.

Nominations for the Building Performance Industry Hall of Fame can be made at: BPI Hall of Fame.   

The nomination deadline is 5:00 p.m. EST, Friday, February 10, 2017.

Please complete one or both forms and give as much detail as possible as to why your nominee meets the criteria mentioned above. Remember to click the 'Submit' button when you have completed the form. You will receive an email with your nomination form for your records.

The following individuals have been recognized since 2006 for their outstanding contributions to the home performance industry:
  
Tony Woods Award Recipients 

Ruth Ann Norton
Peter Troast
Stephen L. Cowell 
John Tooley 
Dave Robinson        
Tamasin Sterner
Peter Welch
Laverne Dalgleish
Dick Kornbluth
Matt Golden
Michael Lotesto       

Hall of Fame Honorees  
                               
Rick Karg
Bruce Manclark
Ed Minch
Gary Nelson
Rob deKieffer
Bill Spohn
Leticia Colon de Mejias
Jim Gushinan
John Proctor 
Brad Oberg 
Joe Kuonen
Michael Blasnik
Rick Chitwood 
Rick Gerardi
Jim Fitzgerald
David Hepinstall 
John Tooley
Linda Wiggington
Helen Perrine
Don Fugler
Greg Thomas
Stephen L. Cowell
Courtney Moriarta
Hap Haven
John Krigger
Charles Segerstrom
Dennis Creech
Larry Palmiter 
  
About the Building Performance Institute 
BPI is the nation's premier building performance credentialing, quality assurance and standards setting organization. BPI develops technical standards using an open, transparent, consensus-based process built on sound building science. From these standards, we develop professional certifications for individuals, company-wide credentials for BPI GoldStar Contractors, home energy rating systems and quality assurance services that help raise the bar in home performance contracting. BPI is approved by the American National Standards Institute, Inc. (ANSI) as an accredited developer of American National Standards and as a certifying body for personnel credentials.

For more information on BPI, visit www.bpi.org/pros.

Building Performance Institute, Inc.
107 Hermes Road, Suite 210
Malta, NY 12020
Phone: (877) 274-1274
Fax: (866) 777-1274