If you’ve been wondering what you can do to lower your utility bills so you can have more savings, it’s time for you to get a residential energy audit. No matter how old or new your home is, there may be issues that you aren’t aware of that could be causing your energy to go to waste. Instead of ignoring them and assuming that these problems will just disappear, you should contact an energy audit contractor so you can find out what’s going on. Ignoring these issues can only lead to them becoming worst.
Do you have trouble keeping your home warm when it’s cold outside or cool when it’s hot outside? If so, then there is definitely something going on that’s causing the problem. A normal home that doesn’t have any energy usage or efficiency issues is very easy to keep comfortable no matter what time of year it is.
Have you noticed mold or mildew on your walls, ceiling or near or on your ductwork? That could indicate a moisture / humidity issue that can cause deterioration and energy waste issues. The presence of mold and mildew are not something you should ignore. Even though you may be able to clean them up, that doesn’t make the problem go away. Mold and mildew will grow back. You should have them professionally taken care of. If you feel you can tackle the problem yourself, you could try some DIY mold and mildew removal tips.
How dusty is your home? Do you have to dust more than once or twice a week? Can you see dust floating about in the air? If you answered yes, to any of the above questions, there it’s pretty obvious that it’s time for a professional ventilation cleaning. There may also be some other issues that are causing your ductwork to attract a lot of dust. It is not normal for your home’s environment to retain and circulate a lot of dust. If you or any of your family members suffer from allergies, colds and headaches, then there is a good possibility that your health concerns are being triggered by the excessive amount of dust in your home.
Knowing when it’s time for you to schedule a residential energy audit can save a lot of time and money in the long run. It allows you t know why your home is not functioning as it should to keep you comfortable. Your heating and cooling appliances shouldn’t have to work double time in order to provide you with the warmth and coolness you need. This only increases their inefficiency, energy bills and the likelihood of them needing frequent repairs.
There are a variety of ways you can benefit from a residential energy audit. First, you’ll finally know what the real problems are. Knowing puts you in a much better position to deal with them because you are not wasting time or energy or looking. Next, you may be surprised that residential energy efficiency solutions are not as invasive or expensive as you think.
Common solutions to improve a home’s energy consumption include the replacement or addition of insulation, HVAC system appliance repairs and upgrades, ductwork cleaning, replacement of weatherstripping around doors and windows and door and window replacement.
Whether you plan to start improving your home’s efficiency right away or not, don’t pass up the opportunity to get a free residential energy audit from Harsin Energy Services. Believe it or not, your family’s and home’s health depend on it. Give us a call to schedule a no obligation energy audit. We’ll provide you with the answers you need and recommendations on how to solve those issues.