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Have you heard of an energy audit? It is a home energy assessment to determine the energy efficiency of your home. You can either do it yourself or hire a professional. According to ENERGY STAR
, all you need is your last 12 months of utility bills and compare to the ENERGY STAR Home Energy Yardstick
. Contact your utility provider for a 12-month summary if you don't have it or misplaced it.
If you want a more thorough assessment, you can hire a Professional Home Energy Auditor
. There are different techniques and tools they use to determine where you could be losing energy. Such equipments would include blower doors
and infrared cameras
. Below is a YouTube
video to show you more about energy assessments.
After the assessment, the evaluation would include how to make your home more energy efficient. One way to make them more energy efficient is to have replacement windows and doors that have insulated glass or Low-E coating. Check out energy efficiency category
in our blogs
to find out more information.