Ken Summers is a senior partner of the Comfort Institute, an international home performance research, training and consumer protection organization. For the past 21 years he has helped progressive HVAC contractors adopt a “whole house” approach to home performance with particular emphasis on teaching ways to avoid common errors associates with load calculating, duct design, duct leakage, thermal envelope failures and mold mitigation. Ken has written numerous articles published in industry press and is an in-demand speaker at industry conferences and workshops including numerous ACCA, PHCC, RSES and EPA-sponsored events.
Topics of expertise: home performance, residential HVAC systems, indoor air quality, home energy efficiency, HVAC best practices, residential envelope sealing, whole home approach / whole system approach to indoor comfort and energy efficiency.
In this presentation, Summers will share some of the fundamental considerations that HVAC companies need to understand and review options and opportunities that make this transition as fast, painless and cost-effective as possible.
This presentation will take a look at how technological innovations and other factors are changing the role of building and home performance servicing.
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- The top three customer questions that will lead to sales.
- A “whole system” approach to HVAC servicing.
- The Future of Home Performance Contracting.
- The Changing Reality of Home Energy Savings