Breathe-Rite ENERGY STAR Energy Audits bring a new level of integrity to your homes energy use.
As Whole Building Analysts we are trained to perform a comprehensive Energy Audit so we can look at how your homes systems work together. We then provide you with the necessary education to properly evaluate your home or office energy use and environmental status.
Because we measure our success by your satisfaction - we get the job done right the first time.
ENERGY STAR Energy Audit Components
In addition to basic home Real Estate Inspection:
Just look at what we measure within your home or office envelope for energy savings/efficiency:
- HVAC compliance
- Heat loss/gain,
- Cooling loss to unconditioned space,
Invisible intrusion (weatherization potential),
Gaps and leaks into walls and attic,
Evaluate geo-position influence,
Outdoor plant and environmental contributions.
Past Utility bill analysis
We run a computerized model of your home thru the Energy Pro® software and show you what savings you may expect when performing sequential energy efficiency upgrades.
We plan out the most economical order in which these upgrades may be made by creating a spreadsheet with cost estimates. We then provide you with lists of authorized ENERGY STAR contractors who may bid on your projects.
We will also consult with you in auditing your construction upgrades and negotiate contracts if you wish.
As Service & Product Providers: We are Energy Auditors - Performing Blower Door Tests, Infra-Red Photography, Duct Testing, Real Estate Inspections, Real Estate Appraisals & Environmental Evaluations
As New Home Industry Partners: We are HERS I & II certified analysts, BPI certified Whole building Analysts, Indoor Air Quality Association specialists, GSA licensed.
As New Home Industry Partners: Breathe-Rite is proud to work with Southern California Air Dynamics in the Southern California region to provide the finest in home environmental audits along with HVAC comfort and efficiency performance testing.
Our Energy Pro® software will provide you with tax credit benefits, direct rebates information, Government grants, utility (low interest) lending institutions, and 'Green Mortgage' banks who write loans and subsidized loan packages depending on availability.
The Federal Government is readying special energy reduction financing thru the Department of Energy. These programs will be available to most homeowners whose monthly energy savings are greater than their costs. Breathe-Rite specifically measures this cost/benefit ratio. In many cases you may expect rebates and tax incentives totaling up to 50% of the costs. With a subsidized loan, you may even be able to finance the balance for little or no interest and possibly amortize the loan over 10-20 years without qualification documents. ENERGY STAR Home Audit
View Our Slides On Our ENERGY STAR Home Audit
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Slide 1 "Our Credentials"
Slide 2 "Why ENERGY STAR® is Interested in Efficiency"
Slide 3 "ENERGY STAR® & Programs for Your Home"
Slide 4 "ENERGY STAR® Audit Step One Your Phone Interview"
Slide 5 "Your Audit Appointment Time"
Slide 6 "ENERGY STAR® & Building Envelope Science"
Slide 7 "Upon Arrival"
Slide 8 "Your Audit Begins – Visual Observation"
Slide 9 "Thermal Imaging"
Slide 10 "How Will Infrared Aid Your ENERGY STAR® Audit"
Slide 11 "Evaluating The HVAC System – Effects on Your Home"
Slide 12 "When We Pressure Test Your Ducts"
Slide 13 "Pressurizing/Depressurizing Your Home – The Blower Door"
Slide 14 "Inaccessible Areas – The Borescope"
Slide 15 "Energy Auditing Devices"