If you’re interested in a basic understanding of your home’s energy use, Home Energy Score can be your fastest route to answers. What you can expect from a Home Energy Score:
- A short home inspection with
- NO performance testing
- A simplified clipboard energy assessment
- A short summary report that includes
- Your home’s Score
- Improvements you can make to increase your Score
- Score can be listed on Multiple List Service (MLS) when selling your home.
If you have an idea of specific problems in your home that you would like to address, a Home Energy Assessment is the best starting place for your journey to greater home comfort. A Home Energy Assessment helps address concerns such as: high energy bills, comfort concerns like drafty rooms, or mold and moisture issues. What you can expect from a Home Energy Assessment:
- A complete home assessment with
- Use of diagnostic tools and modeling software
- Health and safety testing
- An in-depth energy assessment
- A comprehensive report that includes
- A Home Energy Score
- Recommendations for how you can address your home comfort concerns
- Detailed information on how recommended improvements will save you energy
- Information on how to receive incentives from the Whole Home Improvements path by making the recommended improvements
- This is a necessary step to receive Focus on Energy incentives on air sealing and insulation improvements
However, if you are also experiencing high energy bills or comfort concerns such as drafty rooms or have mold and moisture issues, you’ll get more benefit from scheduling a home energy assessment through the Whole Home Improvements path.
Energy assessments vary in scope depending on the size, age, and condition of the home, but they typically last 2–4 hours and cost $200–$400. After an energy assessment, you’ll have access to Focus on Energy incentives up to $2,250 for making recommended improvements. Plus, a Home Energy Score is included with every home energy assessment.