A home energy review is a great tool to help you save HUGE savings on your monthly energy bill but how does it differ from a home inspection report? Well, for one. We are looking to save you money not up your insurance costs. Secondly, it’s not as extensive and picky and it benefits you unlike some home inspections which end up being pains in the neck in the long run because they either have to be redone or don’t end up helping you get the best bang for your buck in terms of home insurance.
Most home buyers are familiar with the practice of having a home inspection performed prior to closing on a new house. In fact, most mortgage companies require home inspections.A home inspector’s report will review the condition of the home’s heating system, central air conditioning system (temperature permitting), interior plumbing, electrical systems, roof, attic, visible insulation, walls, ceilings, floors, windows, doors, foundation, basement, and visible structure.
While home inspection companies do look at energy efficiency related systems in homes, their inspections are visual, and they typically do not give you detailed information about how old your furnace or heat pump is or what their efficiency Continue reading