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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BPI CE
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]

Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

Laurie Stone

Equity and Climate: A Solution for Home Rentals

Lack of affordable housing and energy burdens plague many people and communities. Cities throughout the United States are looking for ...

Decarbonizing Buildings for All

Laurie Stone

Decarbonizing Buildings for All

Lowering carbon emissions from the buildings sector (which producesnearly 40 percentof US carbon emissions) is a crucial part of ...

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