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Increase the comfort of your home. Reduce your energy consumption and receive a rebate from the government. An NRGwise Energy Advisor can help you make the most of the latest federal incentive.
Now that everyone is spending more time at home, the comfort of being home is more important. As people consider renovations or moves, many don’t realize one of the first steps should be an energy assessment.
The insulation of basements is a very important issue, and one that is important not to neglect – equally as important as a home energy assessment! Actually, 20-25% of a heating bill can be consumed by air leakage in the basement.
Now that warmer weather is trying to make its presence more permanent, there’s plenty you can do to reduce your energy bills. And turning off the heat is a great start! You have plenty of other opportunities to re-evaluate your usage of energy at home. Find out how.
It’s worth it to hire a professional energy auditor to conduct a comprehensive home energy assessment – especially now when there are rebates not just on energy related renovations but also on the energy assessment itself.
To keep up with modern trends, Ontario’s proposed mandatory Home Energy Rating and Disclosure Program would require an energy audit before a home is listed and the advisor’s report be disclosed in the listing.
A home energy assessment can be a pain-free process and making the recommended home improvements can, and will, benefit you in the short and long term.
Becoming a Registered Energy Advisor will be an invaluable tool in the coming years, as newly constructed homes and homes entering the housing market to be sold may need an energy assessment in the near future.
Seek out companies with knowledge, legitimate certifications, and history in both the home inspections and energy assessments industry. As standards are always evolving, it’s important to find a company that is well versed and informed on the proper procedures and current trends.
NRGwise cares deeply about the planet. That’s why we partnered with One Tree Planted/@onetreeplanted to plant a tree for every customer.
Trees clean our air and water, create habitats for biodiversity, contribute to our health and wellbeing, and create jobs for social impact. We’re honored to have reforestation through One Tree Planted as an integral part of our business model. READ MORE