Gather key information about the home such as size, type of HVAC system, water heater type and size and other profile data.
Explain how heating and cooling set points and times impact energy usage and provide other energy savings tips.
Gateway, thermostat and sensors.
Ensure the system is operating and communicating; begin data collection to establish baselines.
Information collected by the service is used to understand HVAC and water heater performance, identify which set points and controls can be used to eliminate wasteful use of energy.
Recommend set point and HVAC control adjustments that can maximize energy yet provide desired comfort levels.
Remotely make set point and other control adjustments delivering energy savings.
Determine scope, timing, solutions to be offered, resources available. Set ground rules, roles, and processes.
Get demographics including age, income, interests, affiliations, priorities, culture and interest in Green, Energy and Savings. Find out as much about the properties and systems in them as possible.
Identify early, mid and late adopters, create messaging and incentives to relate to each group’s needs, goals and culture.
Create news releases, articles in newspapers and magazines, spots on local TV and radio, community and town hall meetings, engagement with local leaders, email, social media, mailings
Use discounts, drawings, charter customer awards, affinity marketing, and other campaigns that are meaningful, real, quick, high visibility
Seek out success stories, disciples, winners, and tout them. Provide increasing levels of information, leave them wanting more.
Use only customer friendly installers, don’t leave until they are happy. Use ongoing consumer surveys, believe and act on them. Make every customer a salesperson