Technology enabled marketing and home certification system for contractors

Looking for: Designer, Developer, Product manager
Energy efficiency offers a tremendous opportunity for quality home improvement contractors to obtain more work, higher margins, and an edge over low-bid competition. National studies show consumers want energy efficient homes, but contractors must overcome barriers to capitalize on this market. Homeowners do not understand many energy efficiency improvements and distrust the contractor “upsell.” Contractors lack an easy way to show consumers how to make their homes more efficient and to capture the improvements’ value at the time of resale. As a result, contractors settle for a $6K one-and-done job, because they lack the tools to acquire the $30K repeat customer.

PEARL is a seed stage company which has developed a proprietary energy asset evaluation tool and ENERGY STAR® branded certification system. Our platform will increase contractor revenue by 5x and dramatically improve uptake of energy efficient goods and services in the residential market. PEARL’s system was created in collaboration with one of the top performing, high-volume HVAC contractors in the U.S. Our comprehensive software and services enables contractors to tap the residential energy efficiency market to grow their customer base and their bottom line.

PEARL is a highy scalable business seeking to transform the $60 billion home energy improvement market. We have first mover advantage, a solid go to market plan, and a business model that is a value add to existing industry players.

Additional Info

  • Time commitment: part time (10h/week)
  • Idea stage: prototype development