Energy Evaluations

April 5, 2016

What You Need to Know About Home Energy Evaluations

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably suspect that energy is being wasted in your home. Yet, unless you know how and where it’s being lost, you can’t prevent it. Fortunately, professional home energy evaluations can quantify and identify energy waste. While you might be able to perform a basic do-it-yourself energy evaluation yourself, a professional audit is a more comprehensive way to minimize energy inefficiency. What to Expect in an Expert Home Energy Evaluation The energy auditor will tour […]
December 17, 2015

Want to Perform a Home Energy Evaluation? Use this Checklist

For homeowners who want to save money on their monthly energy usage, a home energy evaluation is an excellent first step. This type of evaluation shows you where you are using or losing energy and gives you the opportunity to correct problems that can drive your costs up. Check the insulation: Insulation keeps warm air inside during the winter and outside during the summer. Check your walls, ceilings, floors, foundation, attic, and basement for the proper amount of insulation. Pay […]
June 10, 2014

A Home Energy Audit – Best Way to Gauge Your Home’s Efficiency

Energy bills are very effective for tracking energy usage and costs, but they won’t tell you where your home is wasting energy. A professional home energy audit is a sensible tool to locate energy leaks, and make your home more energy efficient, comfortable and pocketbook friendly. Home Energy Audit A home energy audit is a series of tests and evaluations that assess how much energy a home uses, how and where the energy is being used and/or wasted, and determine where […]
September 10, 2013

The Blower Door Test: A Key Component of an Expert Home Energy Evaluation

A professional energy evaluation of your home could be the first step in improving the energy efficiency of your home. These evaluations include a blower door test, an assessment that pinpoints how much and where you home is leaking air (or allowing it to infiltrate). Although it’s possible to conduct your own energy audit by looking for air leaks, the professional audit will turn up those areas where air leaks occur in less obvious places. The blower door frame and […]