"We are proposing an online tool that automatically grabs usage data with the customer's approval. There is no scanning involved here.
1. Emailing the customer and asking them to click a button is not an additional third party process. It…"
"Your process sounds cumbersome and introduces an unneeded third party. What I have has worked for 7 years and with 26 utility companies. The only slow down is when 1 company one time snail mailed the usage to the customer, who then scanned and…"
We are working with the Utilities to get access to the information. We currently have access to utility bills for the state of CA. We are slowly expanding to different states in the US.
Here is how it works in our…"
"Online access to a customers utility information would be very beneficial prior to arriving at a home energy assessment. I don't understand why there is not one online tool for all electric and gas utility companies. We are required to review…"
"Always. For electric, with permission, I can get that through our local HPwES provider, Efficiency Vermont. If electric consumption is a client's concern, I will ask for access to their on-line account, or for the information needed to set one…"
"I have them sign a release for the Utility to provide the info. The only problem I've had is with one Propane Distributor that was not really willing to give me the info, If I was trying to talk his folks into going GSHP.
Thank you! for your insight into some reality dealing with the property owner. Currently, we are providing the utility bill download service for some Solar installers in CA. They use it create more reasonable proposals.
Utility bills are always added information that can be considered, but we can't rely on them as home owner activity and desired temperatures can vary widely.
On a recent heat loss evaluation I asked the oil company if they…"
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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!