One Holiday Gift That Keeps on Giving: A Home Energy Audit
Pro Energy Consultants recommends homeowners give themselves the gift of warmth, comfort and lower energy bills this holiday season by having a home energy audit. With the potential savings on utility bills from having a more energy efficient home, this is one gift that can actually pay for itself over a short time. In addition, an energy audit can save homeowners from making unnecessary costly repairs or improvements.
CLEVELAND – Dec. 9, 2009 –Looking to give your family a gift this holiday season that will keep on giving? Or have you set a New Year's resolution of being greener? Then consider a home energy audit, a gift that can provide warmth, comfort and lower energy bills month after month by showing you how to make your house more energy efficient.
"A home energy audit — especially one performed by a professionally trained energy auditor — is one of those gifts that keeps on giving and eventually pays for itself," said Pro Energy Consultants Principal Mark Cannella, who has personally performed more than 10,000 energy audits since 1995. "How many gifts do that?"
The average cost for an energy audit is $300-600. According to Pro Energy Consultants — the nation's first home energy auditing franchise — this investment can be recouped in two ways. First, by reducing energy usage and second, by preventing a homeowner from making costly unnecessary repairs or improvements, such as new windows, more insulation or a new furnace.
"An energy audit is like giving your house an overall physical. Once concluded, it will tell a homeowner what improvement will provide the biggest ROI," said Cannella. "It's the easiest way for a homeowner to go green."
Pro Energy Consultants, established in 2008, is the nation's first home energy auditing franchise and has quickly grown to more than 35 locations. The process begins when an electronic blower door is installed in an exterior door. This allows the energy auditor to in essence take an "X-ray" of the home by using infrared thermal imaging to identify all the hidden building energy "leakage" areas — the real cause for excessive energy usage and major comfort complaints.
For more information, call 888-9PROENERGY (1-888-977-6363), or visit http://www.proenergyconsultants.com
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About Pro Energy Consultants
Pro Energy Consultants' proven system for conducting energy audits is backed by more than 15 years experience and more than 10,000 energy audits. The company's mission is to provide customized, comprehensive and diagnostic energy audits designed to maximize a home's comfort and energy efficiency while reducing energy costs. This mission not only sets the worldwide standard for energy audits but also established Pro Energy as the world's leading expert on the subject. In October 2008 Pro Energy began awarding franchises—making it the first national franchise in residential energy auditing. Being the ideal "green franchise" opportunity, it has quickly grown to more than 35 franchises nationwide. The company is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio. For more information, call 888.9PROENERGY (1-888-977-6363) or visit www.proenergyconsultants.com.