Category: Energy Audit

Seize the Savings: PEPCO’s and BGE’s Limited-Time Larger Rebates

As we navigate through the realm of energy efficiency and savings, PEPCO and BGE are paving the way with an enticing limited-time offer aimed at homeowners looking to upgrade their energy systems. This offer (available until October 31, 2024) promises substantial rebates on qualifying upgrades, just in time to enhance your home’s energy efficiency while

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Energy Efficiency vs Conservation

Energy Efficiency vs. Conservation

Many individuals use these terms interchangeably and are unaware of a fundamental difference. While both have the intention of benefiting the environment in some capacity, one should remember these 2 factors to see which action may suit their needs best: In other words, conservation subtracts out anything that may be using unnecessary energy consumption (leaving

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Insulation: The Value of the R-Value

When it comes to making your home energy-efficient, one term you’ll often hear is “R-value.” Your energy auditor may even say that insulation is needed in parts of your house to raise its R-value to industry standard. But what exactly is R-value, and why is it so important in the world of insulation? Let’s break

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DC's Financial Solar Future

DC’s Financial Solar Future

Last Earth Day 2024, Washington D.C. had its biggest break yet. The district was awarded $62 Million from the EPA to help fund approximately 19,000 Low and Moderate Income (LMI) district households with an alternative source of cleaner solar energy.  With $62.45 million to use over the next five years in expanding Solar for All

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Summer Solstice Savings

Summer Solstice Savings

As the Summer Solstice approaches, we can expect for this season to be one of the warmest years in recorded human history. With climate change expected to accelerate this trend, we must stay prepared for peak energy consumption, especially with both residential and commercial buildings continuing their use for air-conditioning running at max for as

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manometers

Energy Auditing Tools of the Trade: Manometer

Previously, on EATOTT… [In this blog series, we’ll cover a new tool each month and break down how we use it and what it can tell us about your home’s energy efficiency… Meet Fen and Fin, the blower door fans… In a matter of minutes, Fen and Fin reveal all the cracks in a home

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