home energy evaluation

December 6, 2012

Your Home Energy Evaluation: The Blower Door Test

A home-energy evaluation is an excellent way to determine your home’s efficiency. An energy auditor will conduct several tests, and then determine where your home is losing energy and what steps you can take to fix your issues. One of the tests that your auditor will conduct is a blower door test. What does the blower door test do? A blower door test determines how airtight your home is. Finding and sealing air leaks will help you reduce your home’s […]
May 8, 2014

Tips to Sealing Air Leaks in Your Home

Many homeowners assume that sealing air leaks is only important in winter, and only in areas with harsh winters that are much colder than those we have here in Georgia. However, sealing air leaks is just as important in hot weather, and, with another scorching summer approaching, homeowners could save a lot of energy and money on air conditioning by sealing air leaks in their homes as soon as possible. The first step in the sealing process is detecting all of your home’s […]
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 […]