Energy Audit Information

What is energy efficiency? We hear the term energy efficient, but what does it mean and how does it impact my home? Essentially, energy efficiency means designing products that minimize waste. As a homeowner, then energy efficiency means home design that incorporates a whole-house approach. Energy efficiency...

For many of us, unfortunately, fall is around the corner. As homeowners, every season means new checklists and home maintenance activities. At GreenHomes America, we believe in home comfort and liveability. From raking leaves and prepping for winter, the general tips for fall help provide...

How much does an energy audit cost? It's a great question because the quality and cost of energy audits in the marketplace vary widely. Energy audit costs range from the "no cost" audits offered by some companies to roughly $500. Be sure to find out what the energy...

Home energy audits improve your home comfort and reduce your utility bills. However, achieving the desired results requires a proper energy assessment. In order to complete a qualified home energy audit, you need a certified energy auditor. Why work with a certified energy auditor? Because certain...

What is a quality energy audit? Quality energy audits provide homeowners with detailed information about existing and potential home comfort problems. As a result, homeowners receive clear recommendations about resolving these potential issues. For example, most (if not all) homeowners want lower energy bills. Therefore, the...

Many energy service companies and utility programs offer homeowners a free energy audit. Typically, these no-cost energy audits provide generalizations about the energy use in your home. As a result, they lack specific recommendations that provide customized energy savings for you and your family. However,...