Sustainability News & Insights

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August 28, 2013

Use “whole home” incentives to sell improvements

Consumers are more comfortable when choices are simple and clear. Is it self-evident to say that homeowners are more likely to take...

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August 27, 2013

Fight the smart meter conspiracy theories

Real information and an emotional appeal help counteract urban legends about smart meters.

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August 26, 2013

Get ready for the HVAC and water heater replacement boom

Working together, manufacturers, utilities, retailers and contractors can help homeowners pick the right energy-efficient heating,...

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August 16, 2013

Utilities and retailers should partner to spark sales of energy-efficient products and home improvements

By joining forces, they could create win-wins on some of their toughest problems. Three-quarters of American homes need energy efficiency...

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August 13, 2013

After the storm, utility customers want phone calls – and the power back, fast!

There is no better test of a utility’s relationship with its customers than an epic outage.

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August 8, 2013

Empower consumers to replace windows and install extra insulation

Marketing of proactive improvements should be directed to both consumers and contractors.