Articles Tagged with ''home performance contracting''

NCI Members Soak Up the Education

Conference Focuses on Branding, How to Properly Own a Territory

Members who attended were greeted with a carefully designed technical and business-oriented educational program that addressed specific challenges facing performance-based contractors.


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The Winter of Discontent Could Lead to the Spring of Home Improvement

As an HVACR contractor, now's the time to spring into action.
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Constructing Comfort — One Tool at a Time

It Takes the Right Instruments to Get the Job Done

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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Jan. 10, 2014: BPI Establishes Partnership with BBB, Prepares Consumer Marketing Campaign

BPI Seeks Greater Awareness of Home Performance Industry
The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) announced it has been selected by the Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) as one of the exclusive partners helping to develop a new resource for consumers seeking trustworthy information on home improvement topics. BPI is also rolling out a consumer marketing campaign.


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Jan. 8, 2014: Home Performance 101 Online Course Recognized by BPI

Course Covers the House-as-a-System Approach to Energy Conservation and More
Home Performance 101, an online contractor training course provided by the Green Energy Training Academy, powered by AFC First, has been recognized for continuing education credits by the Building Performance Institute (BPI).


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HPC Sales Come in All Forms

The More the Merrier for HVAC Contractors

Just as no two houses are exactly the same, neither are the homeowners who live there. While one may have the resources to make all the energy-efficient improvements to the house at once, another may have to make selective upgrades over time.


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Do You Need Competition?

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ACCA Examines Performance Contracting

Meetings Focus on Comprehensive Contracting Energy Solutions

Home- and building-performance contracting is gaining momentum, as illustrated by the recent ACCA Building Performance Forum sponsored by The NEWS. The second annual event saw a 19 percent increase in contractor attendance.


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Why Bother with Home Performance Contracting?

HVAC Contractors, Consultants Share Insight into Whole-House Success
Deciding to learn the home performance market will require a commitment of your time, energy, and effort. So why bother? Well, if you listen to those who have made the leap and are at the forefront of home performance contracting (HPC), you just might be convinced that this is a trend you can’t risk ignoring.


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HVAC Taps into Home Performance Contracting Trends

Training and Certification Are Key, Government Programs Are Mixed Bag
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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