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(0.5 CEU) Subcontractor or Employee? Which makes the most sense. Welcome. In this module we’ll consider what goes into making the decision to hire in-house crew or subcontractors and determining what might be best for your agency.

Welcome to the “House as a System Training.” In this module, we’ll explore how the systems and occupants of a house interact. Specifically, we’ll equip you with information that will help you both answer clients’ questions and clearly explain why certain energy conservation measures are installed.
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By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  1. Evaluate when to hire subcontractors versus in-house crew,
  2. And, Determine the optimal time to issue a solicitation for contracted work.