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Posted by Gabe Lieb, EFCA Director of Strategy Our executive director Charley Cormany works with the Building Decarbonization Coalition and National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) to bring a contractor’s perspective to residential decarbonization and electrification policy in California.¬† Efficiency First California (EFCA) manages the SMUD Home Performance Program, which last year started incentivizing electrification with hefty rebates. I subscribe to MCE’s 100% renewable energy¬† Deep Green rates. You could say that I’m an electrification champion. So why did I just

An image with different houses with different energy efficiency ratings

Comprehensive industry tools like HERS have their place. But if we need a way to measure home efficiency at time of sale, a simpler tool would be better.

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A family of four with a baby on its way in front of their home

If you figure out who your best home performance customer is, you can target your marketing and sales to get them. The key is to keep it simple and focused.

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Putting on shoe covers to help keep a customer

Being more professional can help any contractor business be more successful, especially energy efficiency and home performance ones. Here are 10 tips.

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Google Home Service Ads for HVAc contractors in Bay Area

Google has been testing a new product in the Bay Area, called Google Home Services Ads (HSAs). Recent updates are bad news energy efficiency contractors.

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EFC presentation

The 2016 PG&E Contractors Exchange mingled Home Performance Contractors with A/C Quality Care Program contractors. Was attending the event still worth it?

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