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Realtor and Lender networking value for HERS raters?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Conlon Oct 25, 2012. 2 Replies

I'm having a hard time wrapping my mind around the benefit of investing time/energy into developing a strong  network of Realtors and financial lending institutions. Aside from markets where ratings…Continue

 

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Shannon Phillips replied to Adin Maynard's discussion 2x DG-700 manometers for sale in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
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2x DG-700 manometers for sale

With Pres Trump, I'm getting into oil refineray ... just kiddingThese 2 guages are my backups . They are used rarely and are both due for calibration. The readings have recently been compared to my primary calibrated units. make an offer.located in Western MA. I'm happy to bring to MA and CT regional HERS rater meetingsSee More
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Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Discuss the pros and cons of the equipment you are interested in prior to purchase. Post equipment you have to sell, trade or wish to purchase.Please post the equipment age, serial numbers, condition, warranties and asking price.See More
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Beyond Blower Doors: Zonal Pressure Testing

"Great video. Your approach of simplifying the reading as X/50 = percent leaking to outside (with house at -50 pa) , is super helpful .  The braggs segment just had me thinking about stir fry though.  Thanks! "
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Adin Maynard replied to Tom DelConte's discussion Are efficient LED bulbs worth the price?
"Poor quality CFLs have made people skeptical of LED quality. I think  everyone (who can afford it) tries one LED  to see if the 'quality of life' benefits outweigh the looooong payback. "
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Software should make it easier, not harder.

My new blog post includes a list of great ipad apps that can be leveraged for efficient data collection and reporting. Below is an excerpt. You can read the full post here:  Apps for Home Performance: Software Should Make it Easier, Not HarderThe big question, which I'd love your input on, is why utility program software tools aren't leading the way in making it easier for contractors to build…See More
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Tools of the Trade

A hammer and a saw used to be the key tools for home contractors. Today, the best-in-breed also use high-tech equipment while performing a professional energy audit or verifying that construction has been done correctly.
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Realtor and Lender networking value for HERS raters?

I'm having a hard time wrapping my mind around the benefit of investing time/energy into developing a strong  network of Realtors and financial lending institutions. Aside from markets where ratings are required when property changes hands, what's the value?Is it just so they can refer you as a resource to their clients who are looking for practical energy upgrade ideas or for energy performance pre-purchase inspections?   In the MA market, the 'free' utility audits set the bar low so that…See More
Oct 26, 2012
Tom Conlon replied to Adin Maynard's discussion Realtor and Lender networking value for HERS raters?
"I think you are smart to be skeptical about this. Most Realtors are highly 'value conscious', and to date most raters just haven't been able to demonstrate enough of a value proposition beyond the range of services offered by…"
Oct 25, 2012
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"Some thoughts on Heating Season behavior and what utilities can do about all the storm windows left up. blog post: http://ning.it/PSlgFR"
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Sandy Michaels replied to Adin Maynard's discussion Realtor and Lender networking value for HERS raters ?
"I think the residential energy efficiency market is missing the boat by not doing more "pre-purchase" energy audits.  There are loans to accommodate buyers that want to do energy upgrades and have the cost tied into the mortgage.…"
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Realtor and Lender networking value for HERS raters ?

I'm having a hard time wrapping my mind around the benefit of investing time/energy into developing a strong  network of Realtors and financial lending institutions. Aside from markets where ratings are required when property changes hands, what's the value?Is it just so they can refer you as a resource to their clients who are looking for practical energy upgrade ideas or for energy performance pre-purchase inspections?   In the MA market, the 'free' utility audits set the bar low so that…See More
Oct 11, 2012
Adin Maynard replied to Jason Schaefer's discussion Selecting a Name for HPC Company in the group Marketing Energy Efficiency
"Chris, THanks for the reminder. I am in the same boat. As I articulate my services and target client base, the name concept ebbs and flows .    One thing to add...  The presentation of your brand is as important as the name.…"
Oct 11, 2012

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At 12:12pm on July 25, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Adin,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros! Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!


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