Call Larry & Sons for a home energy audit before you consider installing a high-efficiency heating system in your Hagerstown home. Many homeowners who want to upgrade their furnace or heat pump system forget that there may need to be other improvements before the upgrade so that they can get the most out of the system.
Call us if you would like us to explain what an energy audit entails. Meanwhile, here are some things to keep in mind as you decide whether or not an upgrade to a new heater is the priority for your home.
The main benefit of a home energy audit is that it will let you know whether or not your home needs more insulation or sealing before upgrading your heating system. Installing an Energy Star heater in a poorly-insulated home will not be worth your investment since you stand to lose most of the savings through cracks or lack of insulation.
A comprehensive home energy audit can pinpoint areas that need improvement by using a blower door test and other methods. Once you locate these areas, you can prioritize your upgrades. This will help you decide whether it’s time to upgrade that old furnace or install new double-paned windows and storm doors. Don’t forget that any type of improvement like this will increase the value of your home. Improving overall home efficiency can also reduce your heating bills, which will add up over time.
A home energy audit will also include testing the efficiency of your heating system to ensure that it is running at optimal performance levels.
Our energy audits can help address the following issues:
- Poor insulation
- Leaky ductwork
- Inefficient heating system
- Drafty areas or cold spots
- Need for better ventilation
- Moisture control issues
If you are interested in a home energy audit in Hagerstown, call Larry & Sons. We can schedule an appointment with you at your earliest convenience. Start saving energy and money today with one our comprehensive heating services.