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Home Energy Audits in Riverside, CA

Are you satisfied with your home energy efficiency? Are you wondering why your energy costs are on the rise, or why they have not really gone down as much as you expected after replacing your HVAC systems with more efficient upgrades? There are a lot of different reasons why you may suffer poor home energy efficiency, and one of our energy audits in Riverside, CA is exactly what you need to reveal them. Don’t settle for best guesses when it comes to efficiency issues.

When confronting issues with energy efficiency in your home, you want to be certain that you are solving the right problems with the right solutions. In this day and age, there is really no reason to put up with low energy efficiency any longer. Whether you are looking to make your home a little greener, your carbon footprint a little lighter, or just your energy bills a little lower, RKM Heating and Air Conditioning can help. Schedule your energy audit today.

When to Schedule a Home Energy Audit

As mentioned above, you’ll want to schedule an energy audit if your energy costs should spike or if you’ve invested in more efficient equipment with little to show for it in terms of results. However, you shouldn’t necessarily wait for such problems to develop before doing so. There are many instances in which you may want to schedule an energy audit in Riverside, CA.

  • Hot or cold spots pop up in your home.
  • You have very old doors and windows.
  • You’ve never had one (and aren’t sure what your home’s efficiency potential really is).
  • Indoor air quality is low, which could be tied in with air leaks.
  • You’re simply interested in optimizing your home performance!

How Is an Energy Audit Done?

There are a few different ways in which a home energy audit may be completed. Again, different homes and properties are going to present different challenges, which is why it is so important to work with technicians such as ourselves that are willing to guide you through the entire process. In some cases, using tools such as smoke pencils to reveal air leaks and drafts is going to be sufficient. In most situations, though, a blower door test is the best bet.

By sealing up your home and fitting a powerful fan into your doorway, we can actually measure leakage by measuring air pressure indoors and outside of the house. We also offer duct testing to determine if they are leaking air, and full Home Energy Rating System (HERS) inspections. With the information derived from such testing, we can determine how best to help you in your energy recovery strategy. We are an Energy Upgrade California®–certified contractor.

Reduce Energy Consumption to Save Money

You should not be forced to decide between your own comfort and your budget in your home. That is why we strongly recommend that you schedule an energy audit in Riverside, CA if you are struggling to meet your efficiency goals. The minor expense of an energy audit is more than justified by the long–term energy savings that you’ll enjoy by solving the problems that we surface in our audit. When you’re ready to start living more comfortably in a more affordable manner, we’ll be here.

Done right, priced right. RKM provides the highest quality, for the best value.