Dust-Control Strategies for Energy Upgrades
Completing weatherization and home performance upgrades can be dirty work. Add the challenges of being in occupied homes, and you have one of the toughest jobs in the industry! The type of dust created during ...
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 ... [continue reading]
PACE Alive and Well // Part 5: What Contractors Should Know to Participate in PACE
This is the fifth and last part in a series that describes how PACE financing is revolutionizing the home performance contracting industry. Participating in PACE as a registered contractor carries with it a strong potential ... [continue reading]
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 ... [continue reading]
Small Commercial Equals Big Opportunity
Bringing Your Residential Home Performance Experience to the World of Commercial Performance [continue reading]
The Home Performance Super Lab
The SouthWest Building Science Training Center (SWBSTC) was created in 2004, in partnership with the Arizona Governor’s Office of Energy Policy, and Foundation for Senior Living (FSL) Home Improvements. The center was created to ... [continue reading]
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Is Energy Efficiency an American Value?
Energy efficiency is good for the economy, good for families, good for workers, and good for the environment.