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Spring into Energy Savings with a Home Energy Audit

Spring has sprung, and if your home isn’t properly optimized, the only thing that’ll be rising faster than the temperature will be your energy bill! Luckily, the experienced professionals at Energy Efficiency Experts are here to help you get ahead of Mother Nature and save significant money in the process. When it comes to your home, being proactive and resolving minor issues before they turn into major problems is key to improving your comfort, increasing

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A Home Energy Audit: Mansard Roof and Overhang

                    Early this morning we conducted a home energy audit of a small house with a Mansard roof. The main complaint is that the top floor is hotter than the 1st floor in summer and colder in winter. I went into the attic first and there is about 14″ of fiberglass insulation, we measured the house and started the blower door test. Under the new ASHRAE standards the

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Save Energy at Home: Improve Ductwork Efficiency

What does one do about leaky ducts to save energy at home? Aeroseal is a process where the ducts are pressurized and a vapor is introduced to flow through the ducts and out of leaks and gaps filling them with a sealant. Below is a photo of the graph on the supply side (you will see the hole sheet later in this blog). As you can see, they started with 555 CFM of duct leakage

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Changes for PEPCO and BGE Rebates

There are major changes in the HPwES program coming up on August the 15th 2017. This program has been in place since 2010 and the changes are focused towards increasing the incentives for electrical reductions and reducing the incentives for other fuels such as gas, oil and propane. The cost of the audits will remain the same; $100 paid by the customer and $300 paid by the utility company. The rebate incentives for the work will

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