NRGwise Consulting Blog
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.
As you stay indoors avoiding the cold, you likely have plenty of idle time. One way of using this time is by checking the state of your stairs and trim. When it comes to your staircase, begin by deciding whether you want or need to change only the spindles and handrails, or whether you need to refurbish the risers and steps too.
Windows and doors play a large role in the energy efficiency and value of your home. Therefore, you shouldn’t overlook them when considering remodels or updates to your house, or your yearly home improvement budget.
Initiating home improvements doesn’t need to be a challenging experience. This is the perfect time to identify problem areas, begin planning, searching for inspiration (Pinterest, anyone?), and seeking out the appropriate professionals.
With the hustle and bustle of the holidays behind us, and the cold keeping us indoors, it can be a great time to focus on some interior renovations such as flooring. While you’re repairing your damaged floors, why not get your exposed floor insulation checked to make sure it’s doing it’s job properly?
Becoming a Home Energy Advisor and learning the techniques and skills to help fix problems is an invaluable skill to either base your career on, or add to your existing skill set. These marketable skills add-on to your home repair, home inspection, or general contracting business.
During this busy month of hospitality, it is important to ensure that the exterior looks beautiful, sure, but year round it is important to take measures to conserve the exterior of your home, including steps that will help you to conserve energy.
During the busy and social month of December, it is especially important to make sure that your home doesn’t suffer from any plumbing issue. Imagine your frustration, or even embarrassment, to run into major plumbing issues when you have a house full of guests.
Electricity plays such an integral role in our lives year round – but during this season we would venture to say it becomes even more important. In fact, many people wouldn’t imagine life, nor the holiday season, without electricity.