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NCI Members Soak Up the Education

Conference Focuses on Branding, How to Properly Own a Territory
April 14, 2014

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

March 24, 2014
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
March 3, 2014

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
January 10, 2014
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
January 8, 2014
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
December 16, 2013

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?

November 25, 2013
Competitive quotes help validate your work.
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ACCA Examines Performance Contracting

Meetings Focus on Comprehensive Contracting Energy Solutions
November 11, 2013

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
October 7, 2013
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
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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EVENTS

2014 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show

4/29/14
Cobo Center
Detroit

ACI's National Home Performance Conference is an annual event attracting members of all sectors of the home performance and weatherization industry — contractors, building analysts, utilities, government, and more — for a comprehensive educational agenda, workshops, networking, and a trade show.

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Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

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