Now, instead of throwing your hands in the air and ranting about the cost of doing business, let’s discuss the opportunity in front of you to possibly increase sales. Residential and commercial customers are all concerned about energy, but armed with proof, you as the contractor can show them that the extra money spent up front on a higher efficiency unit is truly going to pay off in the long run.
I am not suggesting you scare your customer into higher efficiency equipment, but the customer will most likely appreciate being educated on what is to come.
The Senate is expected to return a vote sometime early this fall and there is no telling what changes will be made before the bill is passed. There is one thing for certain though; energy prices are on the rise.