Session Number 142

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Contractors Making it Work: A Panel with Kevin Brenner and Matt Hargrove

Peter Troast - Founder and CEO

Energy Circle, Portland, Maine

Kevin Brenner - Founder & President

Healthy Home Energy & Consulting, Inc.

Yorktown Heights, New York 


Matt Hargrove - President

Total Home Performance, LLC, Easton, Maryland

About this program:

The quest to capture the business value of the healthy homes-mega trend has been elusive for many in the home performance sector. But some businesses have cracked the code and are running thriving businesses that are simultaneously addressing indoor air quality, energy efficiency, and comfort. In this panel discussion, successful contractors will share what’s made their companies stand out as pioneers of this new and exciting movement/opportunity. Panelists (confirmed) include Kevin Brenner of Healthy Homes Energy and Consulting and Matt Hargrove of Total Home Performance.

About the Presenter:

Peter Troast - Founder and CEO of Energy Circle, a team of digital marketing experts and strategists who work with over 350 HVAC, solar, insulation, and home performance companies in 49 states to grow their business through services like website design and development, search engine optimization, lead generation and strategic content production. Peter is recognized as one of the country's foremost authorities on marketing for home performance, HVAC, and other efficiency related contracting companies. He is a passionate advocate for the power of the whole house home performance business model, and is a popular and high-ranking speaker about marketing for contractors at ACI, RESNET, ACCA, BPI and EGIA conferences and events. In 2015, he received the Tony Woods Award for excellence in advancing the home performance industry, and is an influential contributor to thought leadership and market strategy in both the digital marketing and home performance worlds.

Kevin Brenner - Over the course of 30 years in the home building business, Kevin fell in love with building science and the home performance world. He earned certifications from Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) and Building Performance Institute (BPI), educated himself in the latest and greatest technologies and founded Healthy Home™ Energy & Consulting (HHEC). His passion and vision for HHEC was (and is) to help people improve the comfort, indoor air quality and energy efficiency of their homes. His focus at Healthy Home™ is business development, strategizing and in-house training and mentoring of staff and crews.

Kevin is a true building scientist. When he isn't learning more about building science or building his own Net Zero Energy home, he enjoys American History, water sports and snowboarding.

Matt Hargrove -

Program Level: Basic

Content Area(s): Building Design & Construction (including Green), Energy Efficiency

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