- Home Performance Audit
- Insulation For Existing Homes
- Indoor Air Quality
- Air Sealing
- New Construction & Remodeling
A home performance audit sounds technical and a little intimidating, but it's really about understanding how your home works. The team at Wisconsin Home Improvement has the expertise and experience to show you the particular strengths and weaknesses of your home. Once we've completed the energy analysis, we can recommend solutions to improve your home's performance. And by performance, we mean comfort as well as efficiency, safety and energy savings.
*on jobs larger than $2,500 / does not include new construction
You're probably aware of some problems in your home that you experience during day-to-day living:
A Wisconsin Home Improvement home performance audit uses many industry-standard tools to identify the causes behind these problems and many others. Once your home energy audit is completed, we can help identify the best solutions to these problems.
This energy analysis is a comprehensive series of tests that inspects and measures your home's efficiency from top to bottom. In most cases, a Wisconsin home performance energy analysis can be completed in just 90 minutes. We always allow extra time in the appointment to answer your questions about what the results show and what steps are needed to correct the problems.
Our home performance team is Building Performance Institute (BPI certified, so we can provide the most complete and accurate assessment of your home.
There are several elements that are included in the home performance audit conducted by our Wisconsin Home Improvement experts. They include:
Infrared thermal imaging and diagnostics to identify thermal gaps in your home's perimeter
Blower door draft testing to use air pressure readings to determine air leakage
Combustion safety testing to test furnaces, water heaters and gas stovetops for proper and safe venting of gases formed from burning
An attic, basement and exterior assessment to visually confirm where under-insulated areas are located as well as identify moisture and mold issues.
Many of our customers are amazed and surprised by just how much wasted energy and money we identify once we've completed the efficiency report. Fortunately, improving your insulation and other steps are considered some of the most cost-effective ways to improve home performance. In fact, many homeowners save as much as 20% in energy bills upon completing remedies indicated by a home performance audit!
In addition, by solving some of the problems caused by poor insulation, leaky walls and ice dams, your home's systems will gain a longer life expectancy because they'll be working less hard to keep you comfortable.