How Is A Home Energy Score Calculated

As a homeowner it can benefit you to know your energy score. Whether you are buying a house, just moved in, or have been living there. It is useful knowledge to have about your house. It can make your home more comfortable and affordable.

In some ways the information can save you money by making you aware of the areas you might be able to cut back. The areas that need adjustments can then be made. E3 Power can help you get your calculation done and make you more comfortable.

What Is a Home Energy Score?

This is when you understand how the energy in your home is being used. There is a sliding scale that they will use to get this information for you. The year built and the size will all be entered into it. All this information helps get the final result. 

You will be rated on a scale of 1 to 10, depending on the amount that is used in your home. Lower down the scale is defined as using the least amount of energy, the higher the more used. They will come and check for any leaks there might be. Then use an infrared thermometer device to make sure heat is staying in where needed.

How To Improve Your Rating

There are a few things around the house that you can do to improve your ratings. If your windows are a little drafty, look at upgrading them. You may also need to check the insulation in your home. Sometimes it can move or shift and not be working to its fullest ability. 

If you have questions about the areas in your home that may need some improvements, give E3 Power a call. They are highly trained and able to tell you exactly what you can do to fix your situation. Don’t wait till things are out of control, get them taken care of now. 

You Can Reduce Energy In Your House With Daily Habits

There are many things that we do day to day that use more energy than we realize. One thing in particular is our phone chargers. Do you unplug your charger from the wall in the morning when you get your phone? Right there is one simple way to reduce some use.

Here is a list of a few items you may not think to check that could be drawing more than needed.

  • Washing Machine
  • Dryer
  • Dish Washer
  • Electronics chargers
  • Refrigerators

Depending on the age and appliance or condition of it. It could be using more than needed. These items can be checked during your home energy calculation. 

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If your home is not energy efficient it will cause you to lose more money each month. This is something that each homeowner should check into. Having an energy-efficient home will benefit you.

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