ENERGY STAR for Existing Homes:? Comprehensive Home Assessments

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Do you want to find out truly how energy-efficient your home is? MIG Building Systems’ sister company Town Building Systems offers ENERGY STAR testing services! We provide comprehensive home assessments as part of the Home Performance ENERGY STAR program. MIG recently re-organized our services to provide better service for you–read more about it here.

If you live in Rochester, Syracuse or a surrounding area in Upstate New York, keep reading to learn more about ENERGY STAR testing for existing homes!

ENERGY STAR Comprehensive Home Assessments

The first phase consists of a BPI certified contractor is taking inventory and reporting the current conditions of your home. This will include an inspection/evaluation of all of the following:

  • Health and safety (carbon monoxide and moisture levels)
  • Insulation levels
  • Air filtration rates
  • Domestic hot water system
  • Heating and cooling system efficiencies
  • Distribution system (ductwork)
  • Lighting and major electrical appliances

The second phase consists of one of a BPI certified professionals developing the scope of work for your proposed home improvements to increase your home’s energy efficiency. This phase will also include a cost and energy savings estimate.

The comprehensive home assessment is performed by using the latest technology to check out the scope of your home’s energy performance. Your BPI certified professional may use tools like the:

  • Carbon monoxide analyzer
  • Blower door
  • Duct blaster

The carbon monoxide analyzer and blower door tools measure air tightness and identify any spots where there is air leakage in the home. The duct blaster measures the level of current air duct leakage in your home.

Visit ENERGY STAR to learn more.

Need a Home Energy Assessment in Rochester & Syracuse, NY?

If you’re interested in getting a home energy test and improving the energy efficiency of your house so you can start saving money and living more comfortably, Town Building Systems can help! Contact our sister company today to have a BPI certified professionals conduct a comprehensive home assessment for your house in Upstate New York.

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