Pro Energy Consultants Offers Free Home Energy Audits on Earth Day
CLEVELAND – April 14, 2009 – National home energy audit experts Pro Energy Consultants announced today it will offer free home energy audits on April 22 to commemorate Earth Day. The offer is only good in its current open markets: Evansville, Charlotte, Albuquerque, Las Vegas and Jacksonville.
“Since Earth Day is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the environment, we thought it was the perfect day to provide homeowners in our existing markets with a free home energy audit,” said Pro Energy Consultants Managing Partner Derek Sola.
Sola said audits on Earth Day will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. However, once an auditor’s schedule is filled, others who call on or before Earth Day will receive a 50 percent discount on their audit.
Pro Energy Consultants uses state-of-the-art infrared imaging and blower-door testing to determine wasteful energy use in a home or facility. The process begins when a blower door is installed to the home’s front door frame. The blower door acts like a giant fan and blows air out of the home, exaggerating the airflow and pressurization of the house and making energy leakage far more detectable. Pro Energy Consultants then uses the latest in infrared technology to scan the structure and systems in the home.
According to Sola, as oil, gas and electric prices have skyrocketed; the American public has become more energy conscious than ever before. For example, several states are beginning to subsidize and reward homeowners who make their homes more energy efficient. Nevada has passed legislation making energy audits mandatory in the near future, and many more states are considering similar legislation. In addition, many states will receive millions of dollars this year in stimulus grants for energy-efficient projects, including weatherization of homes.
The company was founded in 2008 by a team of nationally renowned energy, construction and business experts with more than 14 years of residential energy auditing and franchising experience. Given the current economic conditions, the company’s managing partners feel Pro Energy represents the ideal “green franchise” opportunity because it provides interested franchisees with a low-cost of entry. According to Sola, the total initial investment, including the franchisee fee, is $35,000.
“We’re seeking franchisees nationwide who have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for the environment, as well as customer service. Energy auditing experience is not required,” said Sola. “Pro Energy Consultants is an appealing career choice for those who may be fearful for their jobs or looking for a second income, as well as those who simply want to fulfill their dream of owning a low-cost, highly profitable business.”
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About Pro Energy Consultants
Pro Energy Consultants, founded in 2008, is the first national franchise in residential energy auditing. Its mission is to provide standardized, comprehensive energy audits designed to maximize the home’s energy efficiency and reduce energy costs. Given the current economic conditions, it represents the ideal “green franchise” opportunity by providing franchisees a high-demand business with a low-cost of entry. The company, headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, currently has 22 franchises nationwide. For more information, call 888.9PROENERGY or visit www.proenergyconsultants.com.