In an earlier post, “Notes from the Field During a Pandemic”, we heard from an HVAC company and its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With stay-at-home orders in effect all across the country, it is both a challenge and an opportunity to create new ways to interact with current and potential customers, while maintaining a safe work environment for everyone.

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During the worldwide pandemic that is challenging families, governments, and businesses of every kind, we are learning new and surprising ways to cope, and even thrive.

The home performance industry, along with restaurants, and others are particularly affected by the “stay at home” orders all over the country. Unfortunately, “Stay at home” doesn’t mean “Invite strangers over to work on your house”. On the other hand, there is no limit to the ability of our industry to adapt and…

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IAQ Radio: Talking Dirty with Patrick Moffett

Talking Dirty with Patrick Moffett…reflections on lessons learned and a near-death experience.

For over 35 years, Patrick Moffett has been an environmental and industrial hygienist, general contractor, technical writer, lecturer and instructor specializing in the assessment and oversight of property remediation and the environmental clearance of property losses, His vast loss experience includes residential, commercial, institutional and complicated losses involving communities where…

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- By Peter Troast, Founder & CEO

Whole house home performance is a hard sell. Now, thanks to COVID-19, the hurdle is raised higher: homeowners are reluctant to invite us into their homes. And, for good measure, we face an economy more uncertain than at any time in our lives.

We’ve long said that the most effective formula for generating demand is when…

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This is the end of Day 10 and the final recap of the National Home Performance Virtual Conference. But you are not alone! The Building Performance Association will continue to connect with you and support you through the recorded live sessions available now, the on-demand presentations available after May 18 to participants, the Building Performance Community, and the Building Performance Journal, a member benefit of the Association.…

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You could say that this morning’s discussion with Joe Medosch of Hayward Score in Hayward, California and Kevin Kennedy of Children’s Mercy Kansas City (Missouri), was about “If you have the right tools you can do anything.” Only, you would need to add to that, “You need lots of experience using those tools to do an effective healthy home assessment.” The session was titled: Healthy Home Keep Its, Meet the Measure Its. (Not sure exactly what that means.)

The tools you…

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We’re mid-week here at the National Home Performance Virtual Conference and—like all other days—today’s sessions were full of great info and lessons learned. Something new today was the opening of the virtual trade show—an online platform where people can click on exhibitors’ virtual booths, talk with them live, and view related information, content, and videos. The trade show is open today and tomorrow—check it out.…

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