Articles Tagged with ''home performance contracting''

HVAC Taps into Home Performance Contracting Trends

Training and Certification Are Key, Government Programs Are Mixed Bag
October 7, 2013
Home performance contracting is a trend that is building momentum across the country. While weatherization contractors and home energy auditors may be trying to capture the business available in this market, smart HVAC contractors are in an even better position to adopt and expand this niche.

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High-Tech Blower Door Roll-Outs Ease the Learning Curve

New Gauges, Wi-Fi Capabilities Improve Operation, Functionality
October 7, 2013
When HVAC contractors expand into home performance, they often experience a learning curve as they discover the new tools they need to add to their fleet. One tool considered a necessity is the blower door, and manufacturers have recently rolled out new technology designed to make this equipment easier to learn and operate.

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Perks of Home-Performance Partnerships

Counseling, Cooperation Promote Whole-House Contracting Success
September 23, 2013

As more and more contractors consider diving into home-performance contracting, many are seeking guidance from numerous organizations that have the experience necessary to help contractors start and/or grow their HPC businesses.

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ACCA and RESNET Form Home-Performance Partnership

Agreement Will Connect HVAC Contractors with HERS Raters
August 12, 2013

The two sides signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on July 18 to promote home-performance contracting to customers, government entities, and EnergySmart Home Performance Teams. 

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July 30, 2013: Conservation Services Group Adds Two to Leadership Team

Company Provides Residential Energy Efficiency Services
July 30, 2013
Conservation Services Group (CSG), a leader in residential energy efficiency services, announced that Kathryn Orfino and Paul Cimino have joined its leadership team. Orfino, a green building and program management veteran, will lead CSG’s West region as regional vice president. Cimino joins the company as general counsel.

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The Power of Partnerships

July 29, 2013
Seeing HVAC organizations work together to advance the industry is heartening. It's certainly a trend I hope continues.
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July 23, 2013: ACCA, RESNET Team to Advance Home Performance Contracting

Partnership Encompasses Committee Activities, Messaging Efforts, and Working Toward Code Changes
July 23, 2013
The Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA) and the Residential Energy Service Network (RESNET) announced they are teaming up to bring more focus to the benefits of home performance contracting.

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July 19, 2013: CEO of Affordable Comfort Inc. Resigns

ACI Board of Directors Announces Resignation of Amy Fazio
July 19, 2013
The Affordable Comfort Inc. (ACI) board of directors has announced the resignation of CEO Amy Fazio. Fazio joined ACI in February 2010 and the board said she successfully led the organization through a time when the industry faced several significant challenges.

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ACI Conference Makes its Mark

Conference Draws Home-Performance and Weatherization Professionals
June 10, 2013

Throngs of attendees took part in numerous educational and networking events that were designed to promote awareness of issues related to creating healthy, comfortable, sustainable homes.

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Well-Educated HVAC Pros Help Attain Home Energy Savings

Organizations Offer Certifications in Energy Auditing and Efficiency
June 3, 2013

Many organizations are raising the bar of professionalism across the industry by offering certifications to individuals exhibiting a high degree of achievement in the field of energy-efficient homes.

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