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When it comes to making your home operate as efficiently as possible, a home energy audit can help you figure out what improvements to make, big and small. Home energy audits can be a helpful tool for lowering your heating and cooling bills, reducing your carbon footprint and making your house more comfortable.
Check out, Energy Audits: What Homeowners Need to Know, to learn all about who should have an audit done, the different types of audits, and what to do with your results. After you learn more about home energy audits, How Energy Efficient is Your Home? can help you find a auditor in your area.
If you have had a home energy audit done, why did you decide to get one? What did you learn about your home? If you haven’t had one, why did you decide not to? Tell us about your experiences in our comments section below!
Above: A blower door test measures air infiltration during an energy audit. Photo by DOE/NREL/Ed Hancock.