Why Home Performance Sales Needs a Deep Retrofit

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Why Home Performance Sales Needs a Deep Retrofit

There are approximately 134 million single-family homes in the United States today. According to experts at Home Performance with Energy Star, since 2002 through June of 2016, only 559,260 of these homes have been retrofitted for performance through the ...

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Taking the First Steps To Sustainability

Author: Blaine Fox
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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If You Build It, They Will Come. . . But Will They Buy?

May 01, 2011

With few banks loaning money and a more competitive market, how can high-performance new-home builders market their homes? Here are some success stories. [continue reading]

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How to Win the Job

Author: Mike Gorman
September 03, 2009

Your salesperson should spend the most time working on sales with the easiest-to-close, most promising leads. Screening to find those leads is the first part of an effective sales system. [continue reading]

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Selling High-Performance Audits

Author: Gord Cooke
September 03, 2009

A panel of successful Home Performance with Energy Star contractors gives candid answers to questions about auditing homes and correcting problems in ways that make customers happy and their businesses thrive. [continue reading]

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Green Marketing & Leveraging the Internet

September 03, 2009

Homeowners are going to the Internet in ever-increasing numbers to find assistance for their home improvement projects. [continue reading]

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Marketing Home Performance

Author: Ed Thomas
September 03, 2009

Tactics of Successful Contractors [continue reading]

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