Creating Opportunities for your Business
Each year there are 15 million self-initiated homeowner transactions for energy-related home improvement projects including insulation, windows, siding, water heaters, and HVAC. These projects represent a substantial lost opportunity because 15 to 30+% additional energy savings are available by ensuring industry best practices. One place to start is to empower homeowners to act in their own self-interest by holding contractors accountable to quality work. Welcome to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Home Improvement Expert. Simple actionable guidance for individual home improvements including detailed scope of work checklists based on world-class expert recommendations that is intended to be signed and attached to contracts. This session will provide details about this important initiative, steps for high-performance manufacturers, associations, and retailers along with other stakeholders to join forces with DOE engaging American homeowners. and share how substantial new existing home retrofit content on DOE's Building America Solution Center provides invaluable support to partners and all existing home stakeholders.