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Builder Training: Let’s Sell Energy!

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

CALLING ALL homebuilders, remodelers and heating and cooling contractor: come learn sales strategies increase profitability and strengthen the reputation of your company. This training teaches builders and contractors how to leverage energy efficiency benefits for better sales results. Please join us in either Ames or Cedar Rapids.  You will be amazed by the nationally recognized speakers and local presenters we have lined up. Energy efficiency is a win-win for both the homebuilder and the home buyer.  The homebuilder establishes the reputation as a company building lasting quality, home comfort and energy efficiency from the inside, out. Attention to detail during the […]

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Save Money and Energy During the Winter Season.

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

Making sure exterior doors have adequate weather stripping along the bottom and sides of the door jam to help to prevent air infiltration. Programming your thermostat to automatically adjust at times when your home is unoccupied. This works well with individuals who have regular schedules. Having an energy audit done by their utility company to help them to identify energy saving measures. And especially to inspect insulation levels to ensure that they are up to code. If there’s not enough, they may be spending more on their heating bill. For newer homes that have several can light fixtures…these can be […]

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2012 Iowa Association of REALTORs Convention

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

Emily and Jesse attended the 2012 Iowa Association of REALTORs (IAR) Convention at the Scheman Center in Ames on September 26th and 27th.  The association organized the annual convention to gather real estate agents, developers, and contractors all around Iowa.  The convention brings them an opportunity to continue education and training, discuss important state and national legislation, and meet and share experiences with other agents.  TEG attended the convention to communicate to IAR members about energy analysis and building performance, the importance of utility relationships and rebates, and energy efficiency services that TEG offers.  We were able to remind attendees […]

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Feedback for a Chance to Win!

By Jesse on 27th August 2014

Contractors, We are planning on offering some of our energy efficiency calculators through our website.  Our analysts use these calculators frequently to make the best estimates on possible energy savings for various projects. We need input from our client base to help shape this service.  We would like to hear your thoughts! Please fill out this short survey for a chance to win one of two 50 dollar VISA gift cards! You can find the link to the survey here: Thank you!

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