Make the value of your work visible.

A transformative system for elite contractors.

What is the Contractor Advantage?

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Bring new value to your customers

  • Pearl Certification Reports

  • Completed Appraisal Institute Addenda
  • Pearl marketing tips and resources

Sample Pearl Certification Report

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Stand out from the competition

  • The Pearl Advantage Referral Network
  • Top 5% of all US residential contractors
  • Sleek co-branded collateral

Sample Sales Flyer

Sample Added Value Flyer

Sample Contractor Bi-Fold

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Build lifetime relationships with customers and repeat engagement

  • Pearl Home Investment Plan
  • Pearl Retro-Certifications

Sample Home Investment Plan

Retro-Certifications

Pearl Platinum is a feather in our cap. Homeowners are looking for that kind of marketing potential. They’ll showcase their home to their neighbors to say, look at what you can do to your house, too.

Gary Boyer

Director of Builder Services, EDGE Energy

Pearl filled the void we were seeing in the market. Finally something that bridges the gap between real estate and the home performance industry. We know this is good for the house and makes it more desirable, but we had no way to communicate that until Pearl. Now, we’re not just closing with Pearl, we’re opening the door with Pearl.

John Kane

Home Solutions Expert, Allied Energy

Pearl Certification gives us the confidence to make the statement with more assurance that the homeowner will have an easier time selling their house, that they will likely sell the house more rapidly, and it will be on the market for less days.

Logan Landry

CEO, Sigora Solar

Superior Customer Service
  • An average 4-star ratings on major social media/review sites (Google, Yelp, Angie’s List and prominent local review sites)

  • A Better Business Bureau history with no unresolved complaints or red-flag issues
  • A written customer dispute resolution process

  • A strategy to proactively seek customer feedback

Business Best Practices
  • All licences required to practice their trade(s) in the jurisdictions where the firm conducts business
  • Internal processes to ensure that all work is properly permitted

  • Demonstrated success working with other organizations

Demonstrated Success at Growth
  • CRM (customer relationship management) software used to manage customer accounts

  • $2 million annual revenue for insulation companies, $5 million annual revenue for HVAC contractors

Organizational Commitment to Quality
  • Commitment to support workforce through regularly scheduled sales and safety meetings
  • Offering continuous education opportunities (conferences, certificates, classes, trainings)
Certifications to Ensure Installation of High-Quality, High- Performance Work
  • Installation: HPIP + BPI BSP and/or Applicable BPI certs (Envelope, Retrofit Installer Technician, Building Analyst)

  • Air sealing: BPI Certs (Energy Auditor, Retrofit Installer Technician, Building Analyst)
  • HVAC installation of equipment: Applicable NATE, BPI, an/or NCI certifications

  • Windows: AAMA Certified
  • HVAC verification quality installation: Applicable BPI, NCI, and NATE certifications, and/or firm participation in ACCA’s QA program and/or use of NCI’s ComfortMaxx or similar Pearl-approved expert system
  • Distribution sealing, design, and modification: Applicable BPI, NCI, and NATE certifications, and/or firm participation in ACCA’s QA program and/or use of NCI’s ComfortMaxx or similar Pearl- approved expert system

  • Water heating: Licensure by state AHJ
  • Energy management / smart devices: “Smart on Smart” badge
  • Indoor air quality / ASHRAE 62.2 installation of spot and whole- home ventilation: Applicable electrical license and appropriate BPI, NCI an/or NATE certification and/or firm participation in ACCA’s QA program

  • PV Systems: NABCEP Certification

The ELITE Pearl Contractor Network 

 

Pearl only accepts a small number of elite contractors – contractors with a record of high quality work and customer service – into our network. We’re looking for the top 5% of contractors in the U.S.: the contractors who are doing high-quality work, and who want a bigger share of the market.

 

Find out more about the Pearl Advantage Network







Pearl partners with the most respected names in energy efficiency and real estate.

Pearl is proud to work in partnership with National Association of Realtors, Building Performance Institute, US Department of Energy, Appraisal Institute, Energy Star

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