Home Performance Contractors Business Development Guide
This compilation of articles was created for DOE and EPA's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program. The guide includes best practices, certification advice, a lead form, and invaluable professional business strategies. The 48-page educational guide also offers a look at driving home performance from complexity to simplicity.
Consumer Guide to Home Energy Savings 10th Edition
This comprehensive resource is packed with tips on improving existing equipment and guidance for when and why to invest in new purchases, as well as a reminder to check local government and utilities for purchase or retrofit grants or incentives.
American Passive House Developments
A Passive House is a highly energy-efficient building, one that can be conditioned passively without much, if any, fossil fuel use. This approach to designing superinsulated, airtight buildings was first used in the United States to create single-family homes.
Pro Guide — Air-Conditioning
This back-to-basics Pro Guide covers: Homeowner and Contractor Misconceptions * Rightsizing * Pressure testing * Brazing techniques * Correcting Charge and Airflow Deficiencies. Includes Glossary of Key Cooling Terms.
Home Performance Contractor's Guide to Energy Efficient REMODELING
This is a special compilation we created for the U.S. Dept. of Energy and EPA's Home Performance with ENERGY STAR program. This cutting-edge handbook encompasses best practices, cost-effective retrofit measures, an inspection checklist, and invaluable professional business strategies. The 48-page educational guide also offers a look at where the Home Performance industry has been, where it is now, and where it's going.
Home Performance Contracting Indoor Air Quality and Lead-Safe Guide
This special "IAQ and Lead-Safe Guide" is a great addition to your home performance toolbox. It walks you through critical topics all home performance contractors need to understand—mold and moisture control, ventilation systems, combustion appliance testing, house pressure dynamics, lead-safe work practices, and more.