House Detective is now Home Energy Score Certified!
We provide Home Energy Score inspection and include your home’s energy score in your inspection report. Similar to a miles-per-gallon rating for a car, the Home Energy Score allows you to compare your home’s energy use to other homes nationwide. Along with a ranking, you’ll also receive a full Home Energy Score Report. This includes a list of recommended energy improvements and their estimated savings to help take the guesswork out of determining smart, cost-effective investments.
Home Energy Score Inspection
The Home Energy Score is based on an in-home walk-through that typically takes about an hour to complete. Your home energy score inspections Scorer will collect multiple pieces of information on your home’s structure and energy systems. Homes are ranked on a scale of 1 to 10, where 10 represents the most efficient. The scale is determined using U.S. Census housing data and is adjusted for the local climate, environment, and housing stock, which allows houses across Wisconsin, and the country, to be compared.
Focus on Energy
According to the Wisconsin Focus on Energy website:
Informed homeowners make informed decisions, and that’s what the Home Energy Score is all about. Proudly offered through Focus on Energy’s Home Performance program, the Home Energy Score is a nationally recognized product developed by the U.S. Department of Energy. It gives you a clear picture of how well your home uses energy and what you can do to unlock its full energy-saving potential.
Benefits of a Home Energy Score
- Fast – Most Scores take about an hour
- Affordable – Cost varies, but is similar to an average furnace tune-up or included with a Whole Home energy assessment
- Simple – Provides easy-to-understand information about your home’s energy performance
- Credible – Extensive research by the Department of Energy plus robust training for Scorers, ensures a high-quality product and customer experience
Visit the Focus on Energy website to learn more about a Home Energy Score and how to understand your results. Or, contact House Detective Property Inspection Services today to schedule your Home Energy Score Inspection.