Energy efficiency upgrades may be less trendy than solar power, but they can deliver substantial financial benefits to both contractors and homeowners. They also often have a more rapid payback than solar installations provide.
Nearly zero-energy buildings: building for energy efficiency, comfort and affordability.
Assessing and installing comprehensive energy efficiency measures is much more complicated and time-consuming than installing a few solar panels.
“Installing energy efficiency involves a different knowledge and skill set. In general, solar contractors don’t train solar installers to do energy efficiency.”