Search "HPwES Origin", and now find prominent mention of NYSERDA, The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. The first program rolled out, in New York, in 2002.
This summary was issued through the National Association of State Energy Officials, in April 2011: http://www.naseo.org/committees/buildings/calls/2011-04-28/April13_Meeting_Slides.pdf
Slide 16 in this PDF maps HPwES Program Growth, and matches my map of BPI Flu. HPwES is not accepted in all states. We CAN drive it away, by alternative development in resistive states. I think few nations will follow our bad example, in telling lies about what a jerk can do with a blower door, in a clean shirt, proudly being green, in an hour.