Practical business issues can be some of the greatest challenges for contractors who are moving into the home performance business. All too often, those business problems can keep and otherwise capable contractor from making a successful transition. This is a huge lost opportunity— not only to that contractor, but also to the homeowners who don’t get served and to society’s overall environmental needs.

 

Read more in Bob Knight and Tim Locke's article in Home Energy, "Pr... What are some of the common problems that contractors and sponsoring programs are encountering along the way, and what are some contractor-tested solutions such as improving the home inspection, integrating solar, toxics management, and cash flow.

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