How many ears must one man have, before he can hear people cry? Repeating efficiency program mistakes over and over.

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Danger aheadI’m watching two ...

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The Incentive Float Can Sink a Contractor

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raft of the medusaHome performance incentives sound like a great idea. And they can be. But designed ...

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Which incentives promote “whole-house” energy savings?

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This is a long geeky post…but it’s important.

Residential efficiency retrofit programs—including home performance programs—are often accompanied be incentives. Rebate, loans, cash back for training or certification. Almost always, the incentive is applied to a secondary ...

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Program Mistake Month: The Incentive Roller Coaster

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When people think about programs they often think about rebates, loans, or other incentives. That’s where I’ll start this series.

Bad Incentive Structure

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