When does your home need a full home energy audit ? Many of the homes in Los Angeles and its surrounding areas are not as efficient as they are supposed to be, and the majority of homeowners don’t even know it. Having a full home energy audit performed on your house by a qualified and licensed contractor such as Landmark Construction Crew will give you an opportunity to identify areas on your property that are hindering energy efficiency and costing you a lot of money in energy costs. During the full home energy audit, A technician will perform comprehensive processes which involve the use of infrared cameras and other equipment to inspect the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems, windows, ductwork, insulation, door grafts and appliances too. However, you can be on the lookout for the following signs of a home that needs a full home energy audit :
HIGHER ENERGY BILLS
Most homeowners are fine with the amount of money they spend on energy bills because they have grown accustomed to them, but they would be shocked if they were to compare their energy bills to those of their neighbors who have an energy efficient home. One of the most important signs of a home that needs a full home energy audit are the high energy bills when compared to the neighbors.
ROOMS WITH INCONSISTENT TEMPERATURES
Another sign of a home that needs a full home energy audit is the inconsistency of temperatures between two rooms that are in the in the same house. If you feel the need to wear a coat in one room while you can easily go shirtless in the next room then you probably have air leaks around windows or doors or perhaps other serious issues with your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. Having a full home energy audit will easily find the cause of the inconsistent temperatures.
Any strange odors that you can’t easily get rid of or find the source of the odors should quickly be treated as a gas leak, especially if it is the smell of rotten eggs. The smell of the garage is also a sign of air leakage, hence the need for a full home energy audit.
Contact a licensed energy upgrades contractor if you are experiencing any of the aforementioned signs or if you just want to make sure that your home is energy efficient. Contact Landmark Construction Crew on (818) 319-4970 if you are in Los Angeles or it’s surrounding areas for a FREE full home energy audit consultation