About This Companion Book

This is your companion book to the Home Energy Report provided to you by your InterNACHI inspector.  To access your Home Energy Report, please contact your inspector. Please refer back to your Home Energy Report to understand: how much your home will cost to operate; where energy (and, therefore, your money) is being wasted; and […]

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Professional Home Energy Audits

Professional energy audits generally go into great detail. The energy auditor should do a room-by-room examination of the residence, as well as a thorough examination of past utility bills. Many professional energy assessments will include a blower door test and a thermographic scan using an infrared camera. Preparing for an Energy Assessment Before the energy […]

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Do-It-Yourself Home Energy Assessments

You can conduct a basic, do-it-yourself home energy assessment to get a general idea about how efficient your home is. With a diligent walk-through, you can spot many problems in any type of house. When assessing your home, keep a checklist of areas you have inspected and problems you’ve found. This list will help you […]

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What Is a Home Energy Report?

It takes a lot of energy to heat, cool, and operate a home. Most home buyers have no idea how much it will cost them to operate their home once they move in. Current homeowners do not fully understand how much energy and, therefore, money is being wasted by their home. And if they did […]

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