energy audit

May 31, 2012

The DIY Energy Audit: A Saturday Project That Can Yield Lasting Savings

There’s no bad time to make your home more efficient, but with summer on the way, Georgia residents have a particularly good opportunity to start saving before hot weather hits. A good first step is a do-it-yourself energy audit, a simple but thorough check of the key areas in your home to see where you can save. There are several areas a homeowner can check themselves when they’re conducting an energy audit. Below are a handful of issues to look […]
June 27, 2013

Tighten Up Your Georgia Home’s Efficiency With an Energy Audit

An energy audit, sometimes called an energy evaluation, is a procedure that allows a professional inspector to evaluate your home and pinpoint areas of energy loss and inefficiency. When you know where your home is leaking energy, you’ll know where to apply additional insulation, caulking, weatherstripping, or other energy-saving material. At the same time, you’ll find out where your home is already well sealed, which will prevent you from spending money on efficiency measures where they’re not needed. The auditor will […]
March 25, 2014

Furnace Replacement Time? Questions to Ask Your HVAC Installer

Has your furnace broken down? Are you tired of paying to repair your aging furnace? Stop throwing good money at bad and start shopping for a furnace replacement instead. Before you have a new model installed, arm yourself with these questions to ask your HVAC installer. Should I make any changes around my home? Prior to a furnace replacement, it’s wise to make energy efficiency upgrades that may help you qualify for smaller, less expensive equipment. Seek a home energy […]