Joshua Knittel
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Marketing | Packages
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Anyone have any good marketing strategies, specifically how all of you have structured your pricing and packages? I'm curious if there is a kind of industry consensus, or if it really varies.....I'm…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joshua Knittel Jun 22, 2012.


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"Equipment is sold, thanks everyone...."
Oct 6, 2013
Joshua Knittel added a discussion to the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase

Energy Auditing Equipment for sale - Mint Condition - $3400 for package deal

Energy Auditing equipment for sale! $3400 takes the lot…..or purchase separately as listed below: Minneapolis Blower Door - $2200 (includes all hoses, software, DG-700 manometer, etc)Flir i3 infrared camera - $1000 (includes case, usb cable, etc)Tif 8900 combustible gas detector - $200BW Gas Alert CO extreme - $260Total = $3660 (will sell for $3400 if purchased as a package) Like new condition – I am a certified BPI professional and have only used the Minneapolis blower door once (for a demo)…See More
Aug 31, 2013
tedkidd replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Google Thermal View? in the group INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS
"Hmmm.. So thermography in conjunction with data can tell you stuff and information which is useful for comparing other data and stuff that is green. oh yeah, and impressive pictures, useful tools, pretty colors, data, and stuff."
May 31, 2013
Scott Wood replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Google Thermal View? in the group INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS
"The intent of evaluating a building for an energy rating is to include many data points, one of them being thermography. Thermography is a measurement tool with most thermal imagers calibrated to provide an accurate thermal measurement (+-2C or 2%).…"
May 31, 2013
tedkidd replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Google Thermal View? in the group INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS
"What does it even tell you?  Thermal is diagnostic, not measurement.   I get really tired of seeing this "save energy" stuff with no measurement behind it.  Save HOW MUCH?  LOTS?  Put LOTS on a deposit slip and…"
May 30, 2013
Nick Helmholdt replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Google Thermal View? in the group INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY USERS
"Any bets on how long it will take this company to land in court? A local energy efficiency group in Michigan tried a similar idea last year in a small town and got a lot of backlash from homeowners. This is an idea that looks good to energy wonks…"
May 22, 2013
Robert Riversong replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Correct way to install foil faced insulation blanket in attic in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Ditto. If that foil sandwich is a supplement to existing minimal fiberglass batts, then it will have some enhancement effect, by reducing convection in the fiberglass and by creating a modest (though dusty) radiant barrier, which will help reduce…"
Sep 4, 2012
Joshua Knittel replied to Bud Poll's discussion Using The Sciences To Our Advantage
"Hey Bud, no need to apologize. Sometimes I think we are all here for the constructive criticism just as the much as the education. I've learned something from you, so thank you. I agree that air sealing and sufficient insulation should always…"
Aug 28, 2012
Joshua Knittel replied to Bud Poll's discussion Using The Sciences To Our Advantage
"Hi Bud! Thanks for starting this discussion, it is much needed (for me anyways). My last response to a post on Hals thread was made with the knowledge I've gained on how radiant barriers work and the physics associated with them - especially…"
Aug 28, 2012
Joshua Knittel replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Different classifications of radiant barrier materials
"First off, a reputable radiant barrier dealer / installer should never claim that a radiant barrier will address anything but "radiant heat gain". It is asinine to assume that it would or should have any affect on conduction or…"
Aug 27, 2012
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Jul 26, 2012
Joshua Knittel replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Marketing | Packages
"Hello all..... Taking into account all the feedback I've received on Home Energy Pros, as well as from others I've talked with in person, I've also come to the conclusion that offering just an independent energy "audit"…"
Jun 22, 2012
John Redmond replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Marketing | Packages
"The independent auditing business model does not have much staying power, plus there is not enough profit dollars in it to sustain yourself long term. Besides, using this model, I would argue, unless one expands into additional offerings (radon…"
Jun 18, 2012
Patrick Michaelyan replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Marketing | Packages
"Hate to add to the chagrin this may cause some of you pure auditors (God bless you), but such a model has worked very well, and continues to do so, for my company. Offer a free walk-through assessment, and if they want to play ball offer them the…"
Jun 18, 2012
John Redmond replied to Joshua Knittel's discussion Marketing | Packages
"A number of you are going to end up wanting to shoot me after you read this, especially those who are strictly independent energy auditors, but I ask that you take a moment to hear what I am saying here, and it might just help you gain revenue with…"
Jun 3, 2012
Joshua Knittel joined Diane Chojnowski's group

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At 3:41pm on May 2, 2012, Joshua Knittel said…

Thanks Diane, glad to have found this place!

At 5:33pm on May 1, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Joshua,

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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