Understanding renewable energy products
Published:  15 February, 2010

LONDON: Last month's successful Builders' Merchants Federation's Sustainable Conference highlighted the need from members fora straightforward training day for staff to explain the expanding market for renewable energy products.

The BMF can now offer a merchant specific course that will give sales staff aworking knowledge of the renewable energy market and the products involved. It will equip your staffto deal with customer enquiries and give them the knowledge neededto helpyour company sellsuch products.

Staff attending will:

  • Be able to sell the cost-benefits of renewable energy and sustainable products to potential customers
  • Be familiar with the basic technical features and specifications of renewable heat and power products
  • Identify the key points of a marketing strategy designed to emphasise the attractiveness of these products
  • Describe the implications of new and existing legislation governing renewable energy and the use of sustainable building products

Five regional courses have been organised as follows:

  • London 1 March
  • Glasgow 23 March
  • Newcastle 25 March
  • Birmingham 29 March
  • Bristol 30 March

Alternatively, the course can be held at a merchant's own premises and the course can then be tailored to suit your own company requirements.

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