Blower Door Test Cost

Q: How much should I expect to pay for a home blower door test? Blower door test is a method used by professional energy auditors and raters to measure a building’s “air tightness”. This test is a proven way to identify air leaks to and from your house through floors, walls, ceilings, windows and doors. A typical blower door test will take 1.5 – 2 hours to complete. Blower doors come in a calibrated or uncalibrated variety. Make sure that {Read More}

What is an Energy Audit?

In order to achieve pleasant temperatures in the house we need energy. If a house is inefficient, however, much energy goes to waste. A house can be inefficient due to air leaks, improper insulation (insulation made from inferior materi­als, poorly installed insulation and eroded insulation) or inefficient technologies.  A study by the US department of energy found that 40 percent of energy homeowners pay for is wasted. An energy audit could possibly be one of the best inexpensive techniques for {Read More}