Energy Audit Cost Breakdowns:
1. Basic Home Energy Audit ....................... $75 (Full amount redeemable, see below)
The Basic Home Energy Audit is free to homeowners, a $75.00 value, if you elect to perform some of the recommended energy improvement work totaling at least $1,000. Audit includes a visual inspection by Green Endeavors for obvious potential energy savings and a written analysis.
2. Complete Home Energy Audit .............. $350 (Full amount redeemable, see below)
Complete Home Energy Audit includes a more thorough inspection of existing home energy conditions by Green Endeavors, including calculation of appliance loads,
measuring of insulation and quantifying other aspects of home energy consumption. Yonker Construction, Inc. will also refund, up to the full amount of the Complete Home Energy Audit, if the homeowner elects to perform recommended energy improvement work totaling at least $4,000.
3. Building Performance Audit ................. $750 (Full amount redeemable, see below)
The Building Performance Audit includes complete duct leakage and blower door testing for air infiltration and will produce a report which analyzes current utility bills and overall energy consumption. Various diagnostic tests will be used quantify energy use and make specific recommendations for cost-effective implementation strategies. Near the conclusion of work, the Building Performance
Audit will also involve retesting of work that has been performed to ensure and document the effectiveness of recommended strategies. Yonker Construction, Inc. will also refund, up to the full amount of the Building Performance Audit, if the homeowner elects to perform energy improvement work totaling at least $10,000.
For additional information on tax rebates and credits and the use of energy auditing in improving building performance, see the link below.
Yonker Construction, Inc. is partnering with Green Endeavors to provide the Lake Tahoe basin and surrounding communities with an exciting new opportunity.
Founded by Wesley King, an Architect, HERS Rater, and LEED Accredited Professional, Green Endeavors seeks to educate individuals and businesses on the simple ways they can better utilize resources – energy, water, and materials – in order to minimize their impact on the environment while saving money. Green Endeavors applies building science to evaluate your home or business’s performance using advanced techniques to understand your home or business as the dynamic system that it is.