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Why Choose an Energy Audit?
While energy audits are readily available, many people remain unaware of their existence or the substantial benefits they offer. An energy audit is a valuable investment that can significantly impact both your environmental footprint and financial savings. Here's a concise list of reasons why an energy audit is crucial:

  1. Identify Energy-Saving Opportunities: An energy audit pinpoints areas in your home or building that waste energy, offering opportunities for substantial savings.

  2. Understand Your Energy Usage: Gain insights into your energy consumption patterns and discover ways to optimize energy usage for increased efficiency.

  3. Enhance Safety: Identify potential safety concerns related to electrical systems, wiring, and ventilation, making your home safer and more comfortable.

  4. Increase Resale Value: A well-audited and energy-efficient property can enhance its resale value, attracting environmentally conscious buyers.

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What Is a Home Energy Audit?

Our expert Energy Advisors, licensed by Natural Resources Canada, conduct thorough energy audits using the EnerGuide Rating System. As Ontario's first licensed EnerGuide Rating provider, we focus on providing advice rather than selling renovations. Here's an overview of what happens during an energy audit:

Evaluation, Testing, and Recommendations:

  • Part One: The Evaluation

    • A registered energy auditor analyzes your home or business's energy usage and efficiency elements.

  • Part Two: Airtightness And Other Tests

    • Includes a blower door test to identify air leaks and various energy usage equipment assessments.

  • Part Three: Recommendations

    • Receive a detailed list of energy efficiency improvements tailored to your building.

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What to Expect During a Home Energy Evaluation:

  • Initial evaluation: 2–3 hours, post-upgrade evaluation: up to 1 hour.

  • Basement-to-attic assessment, blower door test for air leaks, and an energy rating using the EnerGuide Rating System.

  • A comprehensive report outlining recommendations for energy efficiency improvements.

Making Your Home More Comfortable:

Whether considering contractors or DIY projects, our energy advisors guide you through cost-effective upgrades fitting your budget.

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Reaping Rewards and Contributing to Climate Action:

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Home Efficiency Rebate Plus (HER+):

  • Replacing previous programs, HER+ offers up to $10,000 for energy-efficient retrofits and up to $600 for pre- and post-retrofit EnerGuide evaluations.

  • Connect with our certified auditors to navigate the HER+ application process effectively.

Choose one of Environment Network's Registered Energy Advisors for a comprehensive assessment, personalized recommendations, and access to valuable rebate programs. Save energy, reduce costs, and contribute to a sustainable future.

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