Energy Audits

During an energy audit, our building performance specialists inspect your home and offer solutions to health, safety and comfort issues. We avoid suggesting energy efficiency renovations that don’t pay off in 7 years, so you can count on our recommendations to be worth every dollar.

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Air Sealing

In construction terms, the building envelope is the foundation, roof, walls, doors and windows of your house. From an energy perspective, it’s the membrane, or “skin”, that keeps the inside in and the outside out. This is one of best the ways to quickly lower energy bills and improve comfort.

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Attic, Basement, and Crawlspace Insulation

Our building analysists will recommend insulation options that suit your home’s needs and determine what R-values are best. We find solutions to your home’s thermal energy waste so you can get investment money back in your pocket in 7 years or less!

Radiant Barriers

Keep the heat out of your home in the summertime, reduce your cooling bills and increase your comfort with this insulating material. Radiant barriers prevent heat from building in the attic, and are significantly better at cooling an attic than an attic fan or ventilation. This reduces the work required of your attic heating and cooling systems, resulting in energy savings and improved durability of HVAC equipment.

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Duct Sealing

Duct sealing is one of the most important considerations in improving your home’s energy usage as duct leaks can account for as much as 40% of your heating and cooling bills.

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Sealed Crawlspaces

For many decades, building codes and conventional wisdom have prescribed ventilation with outside air as the primary method of moisture control in crawl spaces. In the humid Southeast, however, ventilation with outside air only makes moisture problems worse…

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Windows and Doors

Old windows may be the biggest concern of occupants of old homes in terms of energy efficiency. Replacement windows may give you a sizable gain in efficiency, however, we often find that window-related issues can be resolved with low-cost weatherization retrofits that will reduce your energy use and greatly increase your home comfort.

Efficiency First
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