Home Energy Industry Survey

Last fall, the Home Energy Industry Survey was conducted. Here are some of the highlights from the results:.  Some highlights include:

  • The single biggest challenge to residential energy efficiency and clean energy improvements is Awareness and Education.
  • Contractors find the availability of low-cost financing, support in recruiting employees, and sales/lead generation support among the most helpful resources the building performance industry could provide.
  • Weatherization Agencies find the availability of recruiting support and more learning/educational opportunities among the most helpful resources.
  • The highest rated potential policy initiatives focus on rebates and tax credits, weatherization for low-income families, financing, and contractor training.
  • National and local policy advocacy, consumer awareness, and training and workforce development were rated as the most important needs for the five collaborating partners to focus on.

Check out the complete summary here