Practically every home has a carbon footprint. This is mostly the result of the wasteful use of energy. From your windows to your heating and cooling equipment, you may find something at home that could use some improvement. You can boost home performance, but the first step involves a home energy audit.
Read on as California Energy Consultant Service explains some of the benefits of getting this assessment.
1. Increased Awareness About Your Home
Determining the point of energy in your house is what an energy audit is for. It would help you track down the excessive use of your appliances. With this in mind, you become conscious of the way you consume electricity so that you can change it if you need to.
2. Improved Safety
A combustion test may be part of a home energy audit. It will likely assess the monoxide levels in the the house and search for gas leaks, mold and other toxic and potentially harmful chemicals that pose a danger to your health.
3. Higher Market Value
Having an energy audit clearly raises the bar for the new owners. Your home is more likely to be in demand among people who put a high premium on how well-maintained, safe and energy-efficient a house is.
4. Kinder to the Environment
Most appliances made in the early 2000s aren’t as energy-efficient as the more improved and developed models we have now. You can map all that out with an energy assessment, so you can determine which appliances consume the most energy, so you can replace them with better, more eco-friendly products.
5. Better Indoor Air
An energy audit guarantees noticeable air improvement for you and your family. The technicians who visit your home for an energy audit will also give suggestions on how to clean your air conditioners so they use less energy and don’t put out polluted air. Adding insulation wherever it’s applicable can also reduce your dependence on cooled or heated air.
6. Lower Electricity Bills
Lower energy use in your home means lower utility bills. With the money you save you can make additional home improvements.
California Energy Consultant Service, respected window replacement contractor, believes every home should be healthy — for everyone in it and for the environment, as well. Call us at (916) 239-7779 for a free in-home consultation. We work with homeowners in Sacramento and Rancho Cordova, CA.