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Develop processes, strategies, and procedures to continuously improve your organization’s operations and position in the market.
Publicize benefits and lessons learned resulting from your organization’s success in the market.
Survey existing and potential demand for energy efficiency products and services based on an understanding of policies, housing and energy characteristics, demographics, related initiatives and other market actors.
Create your organization’s business plan, which describes how your operational and financial structure will support the delivery of energy efficiency services.
Define your business model, including market position, products and services, type of customers, financial model, governance structure, and the assets and infrastructure your organization needs.
Establish or update your organizational mission, vision, and goals to encompass energy efficiency programs.
This guide shows HVAC contractors how to get started in the home improvement market. It explains the approach of treating a house like a system and provides step-by-step instructions on setting up a home performance contracting business.
Presentation on five steps to building a profitable contractor base. The steps include sensible program design and administration, certification and credentialing, communicating with contractors, contractor requirements (business vs. trade), and training and sales support.
Develop processes to evaluate your organization’s strengths, weaknesses, and market position on a regular basis.