Navigating the Maze
Of Energy Efficiency Projects
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Navigating the Maze is a guide to energy efficiency for time and resource constrained professionals and consumers. The marketplace is glutted with energy saving products and proposals - some worthy, some not - resulting in confusion and skepticism across the board. This book clearly lays out the six essential energy efficiency criteria for business professionals and homeowners to make informed evaluations of any project.
For successful navigation of the often confusing energy efficiency industry, author Jeff Julia addresses common oversights and pitfalls while supplying vital tools and resources to the reader.
Navigating the Maze establishes a framework for evaluating proposals to make wise investment decisions. The author, an energy efficiency industry veteran, draws on his experience across a range of projects to empower the reader through Joe Stevenson, a composite of many of his own clients.
Joe is a restaurant owner experiencing several HVAC related issues with which the author has direct experience.
As Joe begins the process to resolve his issues, he learns that energy efficiency improvements can not only solve his HVAC problems but deliver much more. The decisions Joe makes at each step guide the reader clearly through the six essential aspects of energy project evaluation and how to avoid common pitfalls and costly shortcuts.
Joe’s journey is an anecdotal guide for the business owner and individual consumer wishing to incorporate energy savings into a business strategy. In an entertaining and accessible manner, author Julia shows how wise energy efficiency decisions provide long-term as well as immediate value to any company or project.