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Are Your Customers Being Overbilled for Energy?

Look at the Energy Data and Help Them Save
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In every industry, companies are looking for ways to save on energy costs. This article provides a quick guide that examines several low-cost ways you can find energy savings for any facility. Among the savings areas, we’ll take a look at heating, lighting, electric motors, power factor correction, and more.


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Constructing Comfort — One Tool at a Time

It Takes the Right Instruments to Get the Job Done
By Cherie Preville
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Once equipped with the right dose of knowledge and the proper tools, contractors are able to offer whole-house “Goldilocks” solutions: Those that fit just right. 


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New Tool Brings Precision, Savings to Energy Audits

Software Package Developed by NREL in Partnership with concept3D
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An energy audit tool that more accurately pinpoints potential energy savings while potentially costing 35 percent to 75 percent less than traditional audits is set to hit the multi-billion-dollar energy retrofit industry next year.


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Ecova Launches San Francisco Building Audit Service

New Service Helps Clients Manage Increasingly Complex Reporting Requirements
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Ecova, an energy and sustainability management company, has announced a new energy audit and reporting service for building owners dealing with the complexities of audit and reporting requirements in San Francisco.


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Home Performance Contracting: A Growing Opportunity

By Joanna R. Turpin
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Many believe home performance contracting (HPC) is on deck as the next big thing for HVACR contractors. And, while customers may not yet be aware of the term, once they understand that the practice may grant better comfort and safety, in addition to cost savings, many are quick to embrace the idea.


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Silver Certificate and $1,750 Awarded to Chicago Couple for Improved Home Performance

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Gail and George Bohling received a Silver Certificate from Alderman Mary O’Connor because of improvements made to their home in Chicago’s 41st Ward. The improvements are expected to save them an estimated $483 annually on their utility bills and an estimated 24 percent reduction in gas energy usage.


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Home Energy Audits Point to Most Cost-Effective Improvements

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Energy conservation can save 5 to 30 percent on energy bills which can translate into thousands of dollars a year for homeowners. Tim Bryant, owner of Bryant Energy Services, shares some advice for keeping customers comfortable while improving the efficiency of their homes. The key is a home energy audit.


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Brothers Partner to Grow Businesses

By John Conrad
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Randy Novak, president-elect of SMACNA, has urged his fellow contractors to follow his example and become involved in the home performance contracting market. Novak often works with Home Star Iowa and the firm’s chief building analyst, Rob Novak — who just happens to be his brother.


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How to Become an Energy Auditor in 5 Days

By John Conrad
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If contractors sit back and refuse to get involved in home performance, they may find themselves taking orders from an energy "expert" who's had five days of training.
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April 24, 2012: SolarCity Introduces Home Energy Loan for Energy Efficiency Upgrades

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SolarCity®, a leader in clean energy services, has unveiled a new Home Energy Loan for energy efficiency upgrades that the company says will make cleaner indoor air, greater comfort, and lower energy bills more accessible to American homeowners.


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Jeremy Begley, home-performance specialist and Web and social media manager with National Heating and Air Conditioning Co. in Cincinnati discusses how and why you should add home-performance philosophies to your contracting repertoire. Posted on Sept. 12.

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