8. Provide a report on the repairs to give priority to
A home energy audit provides a detailed report on the issues occurring within the home. The report in turn helps in making plans to repair the house in a cost friendly manner. The audit report speeds up the decision making process since the home owner can understand the saving projection from the recommendations provided by the expert. The home audit reveals issues in the home that the owner of the home could not have easily determined. The home audit thus provide a simplified way to make repairs within the home as the faulty areas have already been identified.
9. It identifies thermal irregularities
Thermography conducted during a home energy audit detects any thermal irregularities in the home. It also measures the efficiency of the electrical and heating systems in a more reliable manner. Reports from a thermography tests act as way of knowing how to reinforce the building envelop. Other thermal irregularities that may be noted include air infiltration problems and thermal bridges. All this can be rectified by following the recommendations from the energy audit expert.
10. It’s a way of taking into consideration the environmental impact of the home
Homes are one of the largest producers of carbon that depletes the ozone layer. Most of the energy used at home today is produced by burning fossil fuels. However, using fossil fuels is harmful to the environment as it produces carbon dioxide which when released to the atmosphere contributes to global warming. Conducting a home energy audit serves as a good way to increase energy efficiency and a way of mitigating the effects of climate change.