Home Energy Audits Corpus Christi, TX
Assessing and Improving the Energy Efficiency of Your Home
Better home energy efficiency can mean a lot for you and your family. By assessing the current energy status of your home and making the necessary changes, improvements or upgrades, you’ll enjoy the following advantages:
- Improved HVAC system performance
- Increased indoor comfort
- Lower energy bills
- Reduced carbon footprint
The advantages of committing to this responsible homeowner activity make an energy audit of your home a smart idea. Conducting your own home energy audit is a good idea, but it is even more beneficial to hire a professional. A certified technician has the tools and expertise to identify ways you can effectively reduce energy consumption in your home. Our expert service team is available to provide the services you need in Corpus Christi TX and throughout surrounding areas.
Professional Home Energy Evaluation
Bodine-Scott Air Conditioning is now a Carrier® Energy Expert — one of only three HVAC dealers in the state of Texas with the knowledge, training, and expertise to offer this program. We not only know heating and cooling inside and out but also have extensive training in air filtration and distribution and in ensuring your home is protected from wasteful energy leaks.
We can perform a Carrier® 360° evaluation on your home using sophisticated, state-of-the-art home performance technology. You will feel more comfortable, see lower energy bills, and feel better about the air your family’s breathing.
The Carrier 360° evaluation is a six-step process that includes a full range of services to determine and resolve issues related to your home’s comfort level and energy use.
Step 1: Inspection
- Room-by-room visual inspection
- Evaluation of past utility costs via utility bills
- Inspect heating and cooling equipment, water heater, ductwork, insulation, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors/levels, and check for gas leaks.
- Blower door test
- Thermographic inspection
Step 2: Testing – we’ll perform highly sophisticated tests using: thermal imaging camera, blower door system, static pressure gauge, duct blaster, and flow hood.
Step 3: Analysis – in this step, we’ll use the data collected to diagnose and pinpoint solutions and provide a cost-benefit analysis.
Step 4: Recommendations – we’ll provide a game plan and priority list to help get those energy bills lowered.
Step 5: Resolution – we’re your one-stop shop for taking care of your heating, cooling, and needs.
Step 6: Results – we want you to feel the results with greater comfort and lower energy costs.
These visual inspections and state-of-the-art technical assessments can help provide the level of accuracy you need to ensure a more comfortable home. Call us today to find out how we can help you maximize the energy efficiency of your Corpus Christi, TX, area home through a professional Carrier 360° energy audit.
Do-it-Yourself Home Energy Audit
For a preliminary assessment of the energy efficiency of your home, a do-it-yourself energy audit can get you heading in the right direction, so you start saving money on your heating and cooling bills. Finding the sources of energy drain and correcting them involves the following actions:
- Searching for and sealing air leaks
- Maintaining adequate appliance air supply through proper venting
- Checking insulation and its moisture-resistant backing
- Making sure your hot water pipes, water heater, and furnace ducts are all insulated
- Inspecting/maintaining HVAC equipment and replacing when needed
- Replacing incandescent light bulbs with energy-efficient alternatives such as CFLs or LEDs
For specific information about how to perform the above do-it-yourself assessment, visit the do-it-yourself energy audit page at Energy.gov.
Following your do-it-yourself audit with a professional audit will help you to get a more thorough picture of your specific areas of energy loss and the ways in which you can improve the energy efficiency of your home. Using a certified professional home energy auditor to complete your audit will help ensure that no important aspect of the inspection will be overlooked. HVAC contractors who participate in the ENERGY STAR Home Performance Program can be trusted to provide you with a comprehensive whole-house assessment that meets industry standards. They can also perform the energy efficiency improvements that will bring your home up to the optimal level of efficiency.