HVAC to Whole-House Performance Contractor?
Guidelines and best practices for making the profitable transition into whole-house work.
How one company added a for-profit weatherization business to its nonprofit organization — and how they now work successfully together. [continue reading]
Looking across 30 years of energy efficiency programs that have targeted the residential market, we find that many of the same issues that confronted past program administrators are relevant today. [continue reading]
A business consultant shares what makes some contractors vulnerable to changing market forces and what keeps others on the road to long-term sustainability. [continue reading]
Learn what works in creating a thriving home performance company from the experience of nine successful energy efficiency programs from around the country. [continue reading]
Failure to keep abreast of recent developments such as changes in building codes, new regulations, new building materials, new software, and new business models and marketing tools can blindside a successful business - be in the know to stay in business and gain a competitive edge. [continue reading]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...