Tips & Facts
Home Energy Audits
An audit will show you problems that
may, when corrected, save you significant amounts of money over
time. During the audit, you can pinpoint where your house is
A professional auditor uses a variety of techniques and equipment such as a blower door, and an infrared camera, which reveal hard-to-detect areas of air infiltration and missing insulation.
an Energy Audit
Before the energy audit of your home, make a list of any existing problems such as condensation and uncomfortable or drafty rooms. Have copies or a summary of the home's yearly energy bills. (Your utility can get these for you.) Auditors use this information to establish what to look for during the audit.
- Is anyone home during working hours?
- What is the average thermostat setting for summer and winter?
- How many people live here?
- Is every room in use?