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New workshop/training on the new BPI 1200 standard

The BPI 1200 Standard-Stepping up to the new standard A lot has changed since BPI published a field guide for weatherization technicians in 1998. All of BPI’s standards have evolved to be internationally recognized and BPI has evolved into an ANSI development Organization, overseeing a formal consensus based standards process. The current 1200 standard is […]

Happy New Year from Buffalo Infrared and The BPTC

We would like to wish all of our friends, contacts and affiliates a very happy and prosperous May the new year be even more rewarding and prosperous for everyone in this exciting industry. Stay tuned for the new training and workshop lineup we have planned for the coming year. We have been busy authoring some exciting […]

International Code Council (ICC) and RESNET Produces Video for Code Officials on the HERS Index

The 2015 International Energy Conservation Code® (IECC) includes an Energy Rating Index compliance option. Increasingly, states and local code jurisdictions are adopting the 2015 IECC with the Energy Rating Index option. RESNET and the ICC are implementing an educational effort directed to code officials on the HERS Index and the 2015 IECC Energy Rating Index […]

Join us at this year’s FM Expo……….

Buffalo Infrared, and BPTC LLC it’s parent company, is participating as a vendor in the 20th annual WNY Regional Facilities Management Expo on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 9:30 am to 4:30 pm at The Fairgrounds Event Center in Hamburg, NY. Look for us in Booth #824.  You are invited to attend for free: Facility Managers Building Owners/Managers Property Managers Plant/Operations Managers & […]

Preventing electrical fires in the workplace

While some items like good wines or art improve with age, most buildings and the installed electrical and mechanical components do not. In fact, the older a building, the more likely it is to have serious defects, particularly in critical building systems such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC and roofing. Older buildings typically generate more insurance claims […]

Did your flat roof take a beating this winter?

This winter has been wild, with record-breaking temperature drops and more snow than the northeast has experienced in recent memory. Many flat and low slope roofs took a severe beating in the extreme weather and many buildings in the northeast even collapsed under the tremendous stresses forced on them. Winter can be quite hard on […]