Your Home Energy Assessment is customized to identify the
particular needs of your home, based on our professional testing and analysis. The
information that we gather from our testing and inspection gets entered into a
program that helps us determine the most cost-effective measures that you can
undertake to make your home more efficient, healthy and comfortable.
More about Indoor Quality
Home Energy Audit
Home comfort and system performance applies current building science to address the
Efficient energy use
Efficient energy use, sometimes simply called energy efficiency, is the goal of
efforts to reduce
the amount of energy and cost required to operate HVAC, appliances and lighting
cost saving and overall efficiency within these systems.
That the improvements and or equipment upgrades are quality, and such that they will
service in working order for a good number of years.
Indoor Air Quality
Indoor air quality (IAQ) is a term referring to the air quality within and around
structures, specifically as it relates to the health and comfort of building
can be affected by microbial contaminants (mold, bacteria), gases (including carbon
radon, volatile organic compounds), particulates or anything in a home that can
Indoor Air Quality is quickly becoming a concern related
hazards that can occur from poor Indoor Air Quality than outdoor air. Using
dilution, filtration, and source control are the primary methods involved for
air quality in most homes.
Related to temperature control within a home. Having the right temperture is not only
comfortable, it is a healthy way to exist in a home. When temperatures in different
parts of a
home exist, there are generally issues with homes distribution system or flue
problems need to be considered when having an energy audit.
Indoor Moisture Sources
A cracked foundation or cracks in basement walls contribute to excessive moisture in
a home. An
elevated humidity condition in a home can cause a myriad of health issues. Excess
contribute to mold growth, which left unchecked and susequently remediated, can
A professional home performance energy audit results in home energy retrofit
improve the comfort and efficiency of the home, the most common of which
- Sealing air holes and gaps in the building envelope and subsequently adding
- Sealing ducts
- Upgrading heating and cooling systems, appliances and lighting by replacing them
efficient ENERGY STAR appliances or devices, compact fluorescent lamps, or LED
- Adding heat recovery ventilation or other means to control and upgrade fresh air