Strategies for Motivating and Retaining Superior Employees

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Strategies for Motivating and Retaining Superior Employees

When we want to motivate people, the most common thing we do is dangle a carrot in front of them to get more of what we want, and use a stick when we want less ...

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Driving Demand for Home Energy Improvements

Author: Various Authors
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September 04, 2011

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]

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Taking the First Steps To Sustainability

Author: Blaine Fox
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May 01, 2011

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]

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Best-Practice Business Models

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September 03, 2010

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]

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Keeping Educated in a Rapidly Changing Environment

Author: Casey Murphy
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September 04, 2009

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]

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Grow Your Performance Contracting Revenues

Author: Joe Kuonen
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September 04, 2009

With a well-trained, properly outfitted, and certified home performance contracting company, you can set your self head and shoulders above the competition and have access to new revenue streams. [continue reading]

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Improving Your Home Performance Contracting Business Through Quality Management

Author: David Abrey
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BPI CE
September 04, 2009

Quality Managements means satisfied customers; high-performance homes; compliance with BPI standards and program requirements; and jobs completed professionally, on time, and with no worker injuries. [continue reading]

Vermont is Helping its Homeowners Reduce Energy Waste and Save on Energy Bills

Kayla Dewitt

Vermont is Helping its Homeowners Reduce Energy Waste and Save on Energy Bills

(This "EERE Success Story" is one of a series of posts from DOE's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy office. See ...

Data Driven Market Transformation: Or How to Score Cheap Concert Tickets

Milton Matter

Data Driven Market Transformation: Or How to Score Cheap Concert Tickets

When my fifteen-year-old son returned with a concert ticket in one hand and cash in the other, that’s ...

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