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Halco Joins Pearl's Contractor Advantage Program

Pearl Certification is proud to announce that Halco has been accepted into Pearl's prestigious Contractor Advantage Program.

Phelps, NY - August 3, 2018

Pearl Certification is proud to announce that Halco has been accepted into Pearl’s prestigious Contractor Advantage Program. Working with an elite network of highly-skilled contractors, agents, and brokers as well as savvy homeowners who prioritize health, energy-efficiency, and low home operating costs, Pearl-certified homes command a 5% sales price premium.

Halco is focused on providing high-quality energy solutions to residential and commercial clients. With divisions that offer high-efficiency heating and cooling systems; home energy assessments; and envelope improvements including insulation, air-sealing, and clean renewable energy systems, Halco is an exciting addition to the prestigious Pearl Contractor Advantage Program.

“Halco is dedicated to quality, sustainable, and innovative work and provides extraordinary service to our clients,” said Hal Smith, Owner. “The new partnership with Pearl is a natural fit, because Pearl Certification Reports highlight the value we add to our customers’ homes. Working together, we will be able to help homeowners capitalize on their investments in healthy-housing, cost-savings, energy-efficient improvements when they sell their homes.”

“Only a small number of elite contractors, with a record of high quality work and customer service, are accepted into the Pearl Contractor Advantage Program,” said Pearl CEO Cynthia Adams.  “Halco is a perfect fit for the program and we’re delighted to work with them to help consumers capture the full value of efficiency improvements in their homes.”

Halco now provides each customer with a Pearl Certification Report detailing their home’s high-performing features, including solar panels and efficient insulation, heating and cooling systems, ventilation and smart devices. The partnership between Pearl and Halco is one that will bring the Finger Lakes region healthy, comfortable and energy-savings benefits for years to come.


Pearl Certification is a national firm that provides third-party certification of high-performing homes: homes with “performance assets” that make them healthy, safe, comfortable, energy and water efficient. Pearl Home Certification, which has raised more than $3.5 million from private and institutional investors, was accepted into the prestigious National Association of Realtors Reach Accelerator program in 2017. For more information, visit

Halco, based in Phelps, NY, is a full service company offering heating, cooling, plumbing, solar, and home performance contracting services. Halco services customers in upstate New York. Founded in 1984, Halco has become one of the most respected and well-known HVAC and Home Performance contractors in New York. For more information, visit

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