Minnesota Building Performance Association
Typical House Problems
Typical problems that are found in homes that a Home Performance Consultant can help diagnose and provide assistance for are:
- Ice dams
- Comfort problems
- Moisture and condensation problems
- High utility bills
- Help with energy related projects (insuation, remodeling, etc)
To find these consultants, click here . To diagnose most problems, especially ice dams, an Infrared Camera and Blower Door Audit (BD / IR) are recommended.
Who We Are...
The Minnesota Building Performance Association (MBPA) is a non-profit organization with collaborative industry-wide members committed to promoting high quality, energy efficient home improvements on existing homes and efficient construction of new homes.
Members include Home Performance Consultants who are either certified with the Building Performance Institute or Certified Home Energy Raters qualified to perform Home Performance Testing and Home Energy Ratings. Associate Members include home builders, remodeling contractors, manufacturers of efficient energy building materials, mortgage companies and realtors interested in providing energy efficient housing.
We work together to help ensure your home is safe, healthy, comfortable and efficient.
MBPA is proud to be an Energy Star Partner through the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
The Minnesota Building Performance Association (MBPA) promotes safe, comfortable, durable and energy efficient homes with improved:
- Air quality
- Moisture control
We adhere to the belief that a "Home is a System" philosophy where all systems interact with each other. Changing the characteristics of one system can affect another so it is important to understand how they interrelate.
We hope your visit to the Minnesota Building Performance Association site will help you make choices towards a more comfortable and healthy home.