Did you know heating and cooling costs are the largest energy expense for most homes? These costs account for around 48% of the energy use in a typical US home. In the winter, cold air can leak in near the bottom of the hom while warm air escapes near the top — this is the “stack effect.” Here are the key leaky areas.
So, who should have an energy audit? Everyone! It’s the most cost-effective way to find out just how efficient your home is, and it will provide us with the data we need to recommend an action plan should we discover any glaring issues. Regardless of whether or not your home was built recently, you can expect to benefit from conducting an energy audit.
Many homeowners in El Dorado Hills often find themselves wondering what time of the year is best to install a new air conditioning system. The simple answer to this question is to purchase a new air conditioning system during the cooler months of the year; winter and spring both fit the bill.
What exactly does home performance mean? Chances are you’ll end up with a different answer depending upon who you ask, but no matter what, the results of home performance should always be the same: a safe, healthy, comfortable, durable, efficient home. At CES, we believe that all of our customers should have the chance to improve home performance and create a more comfortable living space.