Home Energy Evaluation in Hilton Head, Beaufort & Bluffton, SC
A home energy evaluation, otherwise known as a home energy audit, is a thorough assessment of your home energy use with potential solutions you can take advantage of, to make your home comfortable and energy efficient. Not only will this help us locate problematic areas, it will also help save you money in the long run.
What to Expect with Summit Home Services
When a home energy evaluation is taking place, a professional technician will act as an auditor to evaluate your home energy use in great detail.
You can usually expect the following inspections during your assessment:
Assessment of the size of the residential home and its features
Room-by-room evaluation for the entire home, including the inspection of doors, windows, ductwork, insulation and your HVAC system
Inspection of utility bills including electricity and fuel bills
Determine airtightness in your home with blower door testing
Thermographic inspection of your home with an infrared camera to locate air leaks and abnormalities in thermal quality
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Preparing for a Home Energy Evaluation
In order to perform a proper home energy evaluation, it's best to prepare ahead of time, so that you can help the auditor acquire important documents and information to map out the problems you're facing in regards to the thermal comfort in your home.
Prepare copies or records of your utility bills for the past months and years.
Make a list of relevant observations, such as, noticing that certain rooms or the attic, get too hot or cold at certain times
Draft a list of relevant information including: how many hours you spend at home, how many people live there, what activities use up energy and electricity, your usual thermostat setting for each season, any energy-efficient features your home currently has, and etc.
A home energy evaluation is comparable to a comprehensive evaluation of your home's energy performance. It's necessary, in order to determine how your energy expenses relate to your energy use. It will also help us figure out the best solutions for your home that will cut your expenses and save energy!
Please contactSummit Services at 843-508-8478 for more information about our legendary services! We serve all of Hilton Head & Bluffton, SC.