Comfort 1st’s home energy assessment in Rockford, IL, pinpoint trouble areas that cause comfort issues and cost you money. An assessment is a series of diagnostic tests which, upon completion, help us recommend the strongest insulation system for the unique features and needs of your home. We’ve created a list of the Top 8 Benefits of Receiving a Residential Energy Assessment to keep you informed and aware of its importance.
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Thermal Imaging — We measure energy efficiency.
We use top-of-the-line thermal imaging cameras to identify missing insulation that manifests itself in the view of our cameras as either hot or cold spots on walls and ceilings.
Our home energy audit will save you money lower your electricity bill.
Once you have the completed home energy assessment, we recommend a plan for addressing weak spots and ensuring your home has the energy efficiency it needs.
When we begin any home energy assessment, our goal is to gather as much information as we can from you and then from your home. We use professional tools to test for air leakage and infrared cameras to see areas of the home that lose energy.
Insulation is often misunderstood as the sole means of energy efficiency but it actually functions like a sweater that stops a cold winter breeze. Insulation must work in conjunction with an air barrier to be effective. We inspect the following areas for air leaks, poor insulation or other problematic issues causing a decrease in energy efficiency: