Without Contractors, Home Performance Doesn’t Work!

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If you’re convening a conversation on home energy retrofits, you really need to include contractors who make their living in the market delivering retrofits. Period.

Over the past couple of months, I’ve had the opportunity to participate in ...

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Role-playing. Love it or hate it, you should be doing it.

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Practicing makes you better“You look like a dork.” OK, maybe she has a point. I’m ...

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Home “MPG” Labels Won’t Drive EE Improvements

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I want to get back into some of the behavioral economics and geek-out Kahneman Style (maybe Psy could do a video?). But over the past week, a couple of conversations highlighted for me the focus on ...

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The small daily things count!

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There is an interesting piece by Jared Diamond in today’s NYTimes, That Daily Shower Can Be a Killer. The essay explores risk, and how we often ...

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Reason One to Attend ACI’s National Conference

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“Yeah, but they are [pick: ‘bigger’, ‘smaller’, ‘in a different market’, ‘just plain different’].”

If you’re holding out looking for the perfect blueprint to build your company, you certainly will have a very difficult (read “impossible”) time ...

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4 (More) Traps to Avoid in Selling Home Performance

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You want the sale. We all want the sale! Maybe you’re very hungry to post some numbers or push to hit the plan. That’s OK. But don’t let that get in the way of ...

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Good information and financing don’t lead directly to buying energy-efficiency

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bad decisionsI heard it again last night from a couple of manufacturers who have a ...

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How Canyoneering is Like Starting—or Growing—a Home Performance Business

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While off on what has now become a regular activity, another canyoneering adventure, I thought I’d pull this one up from the archives. Advice on preparing for canyoneering and home performance alike.

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How Canyoneering is Like Starting—or Growing—a Home Performance Business

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Back in the saddle!

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After a few months away (well, not really away, but taking some vacation and not going full tilt), it’s great to be back at it. I will be kicking off this blog with the intent to focus on those ...

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