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Home Performance Contractor Conversations

Skills of Successful Home Performance Sales Teams 
Webinar Available On-Demand - $45
Qualifies for up to 1.5 BPI CEU's - BPI CEU policy

Join us for conversations with home performance contractors and industry experts on communicating the benefits and business case for home performance.  Our focus during this webinar series is on communicating the value and benefits of whole house home performance.  

You have the basics of consultative selling down and you're installing home performance solutions.  Now it's time to grow your business, and that means you need to rely on more than one person.  Do you have the infrastructure and processes in place to handle the growth?  This session will focus on key areas in your business that must be addressed if you are to grow profitably – focusing on the sales team, support staff, and the interaction between sales and the rest of your operation.

Continuing Education Units

Building Performance Institute - BPI
This webinar qualifies for up to 1.5 Continuing Education Credits Live.

International Association of Certified Home Inspectors - InterNACHI
This webinar qualifies for 1.5 InterNACHI CE Hours.

National Association of the Remodeling Industry - NARI
This webinar qualifies for 1.5 NARI CEU's.


Webinar SeriesPartnersBPI CEU'sOn-Demand Webinars

Jennifer Green, Center for Sustainable Energy

Jennifer Green works as the California Center for Sustainable Energy’s (CCSE) Retrofit Education Manager. In her present role, she develops and implements building performance training and education offerings for contractors. She also develops workforce employment paths through CCSE programs. In previous roles at CCSE, Jennifer worked on policy research, analysis and implementation representing CCSE in legislative an regulatory proceedings.  Jennifer is a Building Performance Institute Certified Analyst and Envelope Professional as well as a HERS I and HERS II certified rater.  
Stephen Michael Self, Sustainable Ideas

Sustainable Ideas offers a wide range of services to companies and organizations transitioning to, or growing in the building performance, energy efficiency and sustainability industries. Our multifaceted approach addresses building science, training, mentoring and business development. At Sustainable Ideas we seek to nurture the seeds of the future while delivering green revenues today. 

Dan Ignosci, Comfort Advisors

Dan Ignosci is a Home Performance Advisor for Comfort Advisors.  With the assistance of educational and training offerings provided by the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE), Comfort Advisors has successfully transitioned from a HVAC contractor exclusively to a company that provides improved air quality and comfort through the utilization of advanced home performance best practices.  Prior to becoming a part of the Comfort Advisors team, Dan spent more than a decade in sales and sales management.  Dan is certified by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) as a Building Analyst and Envelope Professional.
Mark Palmer, Verdant Management & Consulting

VMC has developed and managed energy efficiency and renewable energy training programs on behalf of state, industry and academic institutions since 2008.  Mark has directed and managed five state funded workforce development programs that partner with efficiency and renewable energy companies, utilities, non-profits and academia.  These innovative live and online training programs provided insightful knowledge and training for contractors and small businesses throughout the state.  My current work is another workforce pilot program developing and delivering new efficiency and renewable energy entrepreneurship programs in Colorado.  Previous professional experience includes federal contract administration, commercial business development, technology public relations and direct sales and marketing.