Energy efficiency


These startups help busy contractors get electrification rebates faster

Rebates help households pay for solar, heat pumps and other climate-friendly upgrades — but contractors get stuck with the paperwork. These businesses are stepping in.

By Alison F. Takemura  . 

A contractor inspects an air return in the heating an cooling system of house being built by Emerald Homes in Cinco Ranch
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