home performance evaluation

Do You Know What Your Home’s Home Energy Rating Is?

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When you’re shopping for a new car, you can compare gas mileage to estimate the lifetime cost difference between models. The same is true for calculating AFUE and SEER ratings when selecting a replacement furnace or A/C system for your South Plains home. There’s also a home energy rating score that can help you with buying or selling a home, or upgrading the energy efficiency of your current home. It’s called HERS.

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Could Air Leaks Be Causing the Increase in our Home’s Utility Bills?

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article-utility-billsAn increase in utility bills can be frustrating if you’ve been operating on a tight budget. This is especially true if you’ve gone out of your way to curb heating and cooling activity to keep those seasonal costs in check. It may be helpful to consider some structural issues as you look for solutions to rising energy usage, and checking for air leaks is a good starting place. Read more