The following is excerpted from “Case Study: Transcritical Carbon Dioxide Supermarket Refrigeration Systems,” which was prepared by Navigant Consulting Inc. for the Better Buildings Alliance; Building Technologies Office; and the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).
Your job is to anticipate all the questions a customer may have and make sure they’re all answered before the doorbell is rung. If you fail to answer all these questions correctly, you’re simply setting yourself up for failure.
As demand and support for energy efficiency, long-term cost reductions, and other benefits provided by solar installations grow, so does concern over how solar will look after current federal tax credits expire at the end of 2016.
Since 1998, the Thermostat Recycling Corp. (TRC) has worked to collect thermostats containing mercury and properly dispose of the harmful substance by using HVAC wholesalers as collection points for contractors.
The tax credit has undoubtedly been a boon for both the solar and wind industries, and while some have presented benefits to letting the credits expire and go away, many more are hoping they’ll be extended and renewed.
It happened abruptly — I woke up one morning and decided I wanted to try something new. Little did I know then that the path I’m on now would be so affected by some very special mentors. Heck, I didn’t even know what “hydronics” meant back then, but, now, it’s both a passion and a profession.
While in most businesses you can’t send other people to work in your place, in website content creation, you actually can allow someone else to help you create content that prospects will find of interest — namely customers, specifically in customer reviews.