If you’re already a customer of ours, chances are that you’ve at least heard of a home energy audit, even if you’ve never had one done. This service can help us, and you as a homeowner, determine how much energy your household actually uses, where your home is losing energy, and what problem areas and repairs you should prioritize to ensure efficiency and comfort within your living space.
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Here’s the thing about homes today—if yours was built in the last decade or so, it was constructed tightly. What does that mean? Well, it means that everything is tightly sealed to allow no air from going out and no outside air from sneaking in. This is great news for your HVAC systems, as it allows them to work as efficiently as possible. This isn’t, however, fool-proof
The fact of the matter is, over the years your windows and doors can develop drafts. Your ductwork can degrade to the point that you have conditioned air leaking into unused spaces such as your attic or crawlspace. You may have an aging HVAC system that’s performing inefficiently, or aging insulation that’s not keeping your home warm or cool, depending on the season. Fortunately, there is an answer to these obstacles—a home energy audit!
This year, don’t let heating and air conditioning bills keep you from enjoying your time at home. Sometimes, it seems like the only way to save on heating and cooling costs is to shut off the AC or heating systems completely, but this is no longer the case.
When you have home performance experts working in the HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) industry, you have a resource to help reduce costs where bills can add up the most. Qualified home energy experts can help you find ways to cut bills and stay comfortable for years to come.
It’s been a cold one this year, and you might not have felt the relief you wanted from your home comfort system. It could be that you have noticed hot or cold spots around the home or never felt quite warm enough at all. And that may be something you thought you’d have to put up with for a long time to come.
We are committed to helping homeowners save money all year long. That’s why we offer comprehensive home energy audits in the Baldwin, PA area. And right now, we’re offering a special: you can save $100 on a home energy audit when you book today!
It’s time to reassess the way you use energy for heating and cooling your home. Temperatures will drop quickly sooner than you know it, and you’ll notice a steady spike in your monthly bills as time goes on. Your heating system may seem to be functioning okay, but small issues within the system and around your home can have a major effect on your bills.
Think about what your bills were like in the middle of winter last year. In our area, heating costs can run quite high. And many of our habits and the way our homes work can make energy and fuel costs even higher.
If it’s been going on for a long time, you might just start to think it’s normal for certain rooms of your home to be draft or to feel cooler or warmer than others. However, you should be concerned about this issue for more reasons than one.
In our last blog post, How a Home Energy Audit Can Help Your Home This Winter, Part 1, we took a look at what a home energy audit is and the different kinds of actions our Boehmer Heating & Cooling pros take to assess how much energy you have been using, and what kind of shape your appliances and home systems are in. Now we are going to give an overview of the kinds of tests that are performed during a home energy audit appointment so that you can get an even clearer picture of how in-depth this service is:
Homeowners are always looking for ways to save on energy bills, particularly during the long winter months, when it seems they just climb and climb. But you can’t do anything about the problems you don’t know about, and this is where a home energy audit can really help. Using several specific kinds of tests, the experts from Boehmer Heating & Cooling can pinpoint the exact locations where your home in Mt. Lebanon, PA may be losing air and/or the appliances that may be driving your monthly energy bills up instead of down. First, let’s take a look at what a home energy audit consists of.