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Equipment We Use: Detecting Water With Infrared Cameras

Posted by Summer Reyes on November 10, 2017 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

You know water is somewhere on the property, you can smell the mildew, but can't determine the source of the leak. So how do you find water that you can't see? As a water damage restoration company, one of our most important tools in our arsenal is an FLIR camera, or an infrared camera. …

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Strategies for Hiring and Interviewing for Home Performance Professionals

Posted by David Byrnes on November 19, 2017 at 1:01am 0 Comments

Hire slow and fire fast.  It’s a phrase that experienced managers and human resources professionals live by because many of us have learned the hard way that it only takes one bad hire to put your business into DEFCON Red Alert mode, which unfortunately tends to last weeks or even months after the event.  Certainly, robust training programs, quality assurance, employee perks, good pay and an encouraging work environment all contribute to a company’s success, but it’s the human element, the…

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People Who Save Energy

Posted by Home Energy Magazine on November 15, 2017 at 2:35pm 0 Comments

According to the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), there are millions of workers in the country creating homes that are more energy efficient, and safer and more comfortable to live in. In fact, the Department of Energy puts that number at more than 2-million people working for energy…

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Focusing on payback to motivate customers?

Posted by Mike Rogers on November 9, 2017 at 12:54pm 0 Comments

From the OmStout Blog

My experience has shown that focusing on payback is usually one of the least effective ways to motivate homeowners to invest in projects that save energy. Other motivators like comfort, healthier homes, lower bills (yes,…

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