Mar
6
2008

Building Performance Institute Names ICF International as an Affiliate

ICF Experts to Provide Training in Energy Efficiency and Building Science

 

 

Fairfax, Virginia, March 6, 2008 -

The Building Performance Institute, the nation’s premier resource for guiding the use of integrated building science knowledge and technology in the home improvement market, has qualified ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) as an affiliate in Maryland, Ohio, Texas, and Virginia. The designation qualifies ICF experts to provide residential contractors and energy consultants in those states with energy efficiency and building science training, mentoring, proctoring for the institute’s certification tests as well as other technical assistance and support in the field.

“We are pleased to be an affiliate of the Building Performance Institute, whose approach to its training and certification programs for contractors strikes the right balance between realizing energy savings while maintaining the well-being of our families,” said Mike Mernick, an ICF senior vice president and energy efficiency expert.

The national expansion of BPI’s quality assurance program through state and local affiliates has been supported by grants and other awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as well as various regional, state, and local programs. ICF supports the EPA and DOE in promoting the principals of building performance contracting through the national ENERGY STAR® program. Largely as a result of these national efforts, a growing number of utilities and other funding organizations in 22 states are either sponsoring, or considering sponsoring, local and regional Home Performance with ENERGY STAR programs.

 

 

About ICF International

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, climate change, environment, transportation, social programs, health, defense, and emergency management markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 3,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.

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For Immediate Release
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