Energy audits are important in analyzing energy consumption. Energy audits find and reveal patterns of over usage and waste, and they create a starting point, of where building owners need to cut back. Although, energy audits can be expensive, there are agencies that conduct energy audits free of charge. One such place is your local energy or electric company.
You need an energy audit for several reasons; however, the most important reason is to save money. The cost of energy increases often, which really means you are spending more money than you need or want to. When you know which area(s) are causing you money, you can quickly correct the problems.
Poor indoor quality can stem from a number of issues. However, these issues can be resolved by replacing broken items, repairing damaged items, or making a few minor adjustments. In most cases, where air or heat flow is not consistent, there are problems with the heating and cooling unit. The results could be a:
- Broken thermostat
- Old- damaged weather stripping around doors and windows
- Clogged air vents
- Out- of – date furnace or cooling system
Energy audits takes the guesswork out of knowing just how much energy households consume. Windows and doors, are the biggest, most common places to look for energy waste. Non- energy efficient windows allow air and heat to escape through hard to see cracks. By replacing these items, you can increase the air flow, and decrease your electric bill.
Energy audits are true diagnostics of potential and current problems, which leads to energy waste. With the right information, you can quickly fix these problems, and keep money in your pockets. High-tech tools are used to make a proper diagnosis, and an analysis of the situation is presented in a clear and concise manner. From this point, you are able to visibly comprehend what steps you need to take to make your environment energy efficient.
Questions? Contact Hi-Lite Electric today!