Welcome to the new Grand Lake Plumbing & Heating Blog!
Here you will find regular articles on new heating and plumbing technology, as well as energy saving tips that will help you maximize your energy dollars.
To get started with our series we'll be talking about energy audits.
What is an Energy Audit?
An energy audit is a series of tests designed to help to identify where your home is leaking energy and how well your heating & cooling system are working. It helps to identify which areas of your home are not performing as well as they could be to prevent energy loss.
How Do I Get An Energy Audit For My Home?
There are companies that you can hire to perform an energy audit. There may also be low cost energy audit assistance programs in your community. The Colorado Governor's Energy Office (GEO) offers Free Energy Efficiency Upgrades, including a comprehensive energy audits, as part of its income based services programs.
Can I Do An Energy Audit Myself?
Many homeowners choose to do their own energy audit. You will save on a contractor's fee, but your work may not qualify for incentives.
For information on do-it-yourself home energy audits, visit: www.energysavers.gov