energy evaluation

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 […]
November 29, 2011

Why It Pays To Lower Your Heating Load Before You Upgrade Your HVAC System

Upgrading your HVAC system is a major investment that will have major ramifications on your comfort and energy costs for years to come. If you want to lower not only your monthly energy usage but also the upfront cost of the equipment, you should reduce your heating load before you purchase a new HVAC system. Your heating load refers to how much energy your home needs to be warmed properly. The less energy efficient your home is, the higher your […]