Homeowners Are Looking for Ways to Save Energy and Money; Here’s How HVAC Professionals Can Help
October 6, 2014
Homeowners want ways to save energy and cut costs. HVAC contractors are looking for new business opportunities. And technologies like thermal imaging enable you to see and do more than ever before. Why not bring customer needs, technology, and your skills together by offering home energy audit services? Here’s how.
When HVAC contractors expand into home performance, they often experience a learning curve as they discover the new tools they need to add to their fleet. One tool considered a necessity is the blower door, and manufacturers have recently rolled out new technology designed to make this equipment easier to learn and operate.
A DVD titled “Minneapolis Blower Door™ Quick Guide” is available. A copy of the DVD is included free with the purchase of any Minneapolis Blower Door. Professionals use the blower door to measure the airtightness level of building envelopes, diagnose and demonstrate air leakage problems in buildings, and more.
Energy codes are emerging or being updated nationwide. As air leakage testing becomes a requirement, some testers wonder what value it adds over informed visual inspections. Here are five reasons why blower door and duct leakage testing actually saves auditors’ and homeowners’ time and money.