HVAC to Whole-House Performance Contractor?
Guidelines and best practices for making the profitable transition into whole-house work.
My company has been in the HVAC business for eight years. Last year, our crews passed the 100- mile mark—they sealed their 100th mile of ductwork. They ... [continue reading]
Faster than you can caulk a windowsill, California is restructuring its electric industry. In the process, the state is radically changing the way efficiency services are funded and delivered. [continue reading]
Today, you may be an insulator, HVAC technician, or builder. Maybe you're a lighting designer, or a publicist for efficient buildings. But in the new market, you will be an energy efficiency service provider. [continue reading]
Sometimes, energy service providers (ESPs) don't need the state to subsidize their energy efficiency services. [continue reading]
For the last 16 years, I have run a company called Lake Construction in Vermont. We use cellulose insulation to improve health, safety, durability, comfort, and energy efficiency in many styles of buildings. [continue reading]
On a recent investigation, I discovered two causes of carbon monoxide (CO) and soot stains in a home. Once I found those first two problems, along with reasons to rule out the other likely sources of pollution, I was blind to the actual culprit. [continue reading]
When Steve Mann (of Home Energy Services) asks you to come along for the first blower door testing in a ...