Business Models Workshop and Materials
The Better Buildings Neighborhood Program held a workshop entitled, The Business of Energy Efficiency, October 24-26, 2011. Workshop participants learned about various energy efficiency market business models and discussed strategies for long-term program sustainability.
A detailed agenda, workshop materials, and presentations are available on the Workshop Web page.
The Better Buildings Neighborhood Program and its partners have developed a number of business planning resources. These resources can be used by Better Buildings grant recipients, program administrators, and others to help formulate plans for long-term program sustainability.
The Better Buildings Neighborhood Program Business Models Guide serves as a resource for Better Buildings grant recipients, program administrators, and building contractors who are or may be interested in expanding their services into the residential energy efficiency market. It is intended to:
Access individual sections of the guide based on your specific area of interest using the table below:
The following business planning resources can be used to identify and develop business partners to share in delivery of a successful building energy efficiency program.
The following sample business model schematics outline five different approaches that a program administrator might consider when developing their plans for operating without grant funding.
The following business planning resources for program administrators are also available.