The First Step in Energy Savings Is A Home Performance Inspection. Choosing the Right Home Performance Improvements Can Save You 30 – 70% In Energy Costs
Home energy savings and energy efficiency are a key area of home performance. If you’re from the Houston area you’ve probably experienced some shocking electric bills at some point, especially during hot Spring and Summer months. Most homeowners have tried taking small steps like turning off lights and unplugging electronics to improve home energy efficiency and energy savings but often overlook the largest electrical appliance in most of our homes, the air conditioning system.
According to Energy Star, cooling and heating a Houston home can account for up to 65% or more of total electricity costs each month. Unfortunately most homeowners are wasting a huge amount of energy trying to keep there home cool and comfortable.
For most homeowners reducing the cost to cool and heat your home offers the biggest opportunity for improvements in energy efficiency and energy savings. But wait! Most homeowners are unaware that as much as 50% of your cooling and heating costs can be caused by home performance issues. In extreme cases cooling costs can be doubled due to home performance issues! Common home performance issues include:
Home Performance issues can be hard to identify for the average home owner or even the typical HVAC technician. HousePro Home Performance Specialists receive advanced building science training though the Building Performance Institute to identify these issues and assess their potential for home energy savings. The home performance inspection includes:
If you are interested in learning how to reduce your energy costs the first step is to schedule a Home Performance Inspection to check your home for any home performance issues. Call us at (713) 231-5386 to schedule today!