New WISE Blog Post: Integrating Energy Code into the BITA Program Read more about the BITA program and its efforts to integrate energy code training and activities. Interested in learning how BITA is training the next generation? Visit California Homebuilding Foundation for more information. Industry Updates...

We're Listening: Fill Out Our Quick Survey  The Workforce Instructions for Standards and Efficiency (WISE) program is designed to help the homebuilding industry meet state-mandated energy efficiency standards for high performance attics (HPA) and high performance walls (HPW) through education and promoting the exchange of best...

New Training Video: Installing Knauf Insulation in an Unvented Attic System Watch the new video featuring Knauf Insulation's R-38 insulation in a California home as a solution for High Performance attics. For more training videos, visit our Training Resources page. Interested in your company and product featured as an HPA or...

Knauf R-38 Insulation Installation + Video On August 14, 2018, the WISE team attended one of the first installations of the Knauf R-38 below deck insulation product for unvented attics. The WISE team was accompanied by a videographer who captured all the details. Stay tuned to the...

WISE Updates As you know, the rules of the California construction industry are changing fast, presenting builders with many new challenges, but also opportunities. Funded by the California Energy Commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) Program, the Workforce Instructions for Standards and Efficiency (WISE) is designed...

PG&E is hosting two upcoming training series for High Performance Residential Design & Construction. Both series will be held in Santa Rosa, CA, at the North Coast Builders Exchange, and are free classes. For more information or to register, go to www.pge.com/energyclasses. Integrated Design and Construction: Rebuilding...

Save the Date: HPIP is offering a valuable training opportunity free to all members! This event will be held April 5-6 in Culver City, CA. EPIC WISE will be participating as trainers at this event, which will include actual insulation installation training among other on-site learning...

High-Performance Certification Training High Performance Insulation Professionals (HPIP) is offering WISE participants specialized access to HPIP training and an opportunity to become nationally certified. For $99, insulation contractors can gain access to in-depth, online training in high-performance building techniques and installation practices, and take online exams to...

Californians are taking a look beneath the surface of their homes to discover the hidden value in walls and attics.  Innovative building techniques are improving the energy efficiency of residential homes, allowing for substantial savings on energy bills. In response to consumer demand, homebuilders can utilize WISE training and...