23 Feb '13, 4pm

@votesolar @Revkin Which is exactly why @RockyMtnInst is working with key partners like @NREL to address:

@votesolar @Revkin Which is exactly why @RockyMtnInst is working with key partners like @NREL to address:

Approach - RMI and GTI have chosen to use Time and Motion studies, a business efficiency technique that is used to measure and reduce waste within a system. By directly observing and documenting the timing and physical motion of each process step, the project will identify key drivers of the installation efficiency difference between the U.S. and Germany, providing a quantitative basis to systematically reduce installation costs for individual installers and the industry as a whole. Description - These studies will require partner companies that will allow RMI and GTRI to visit and observe residential and commercial installations at sites in both Germany and the U.S. These on-site visits are expected to have minimal impact on actual system installations. Benefits - In addition to a high-level summary comparing company performance with the performance of the rest of the ind...

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