Step 1 - Free Energy Analysis

We provide objective and highly reliable inspection and analysis of homes with the goal of finding opportunities for the optimization of that property’s use of energy while also improving conditions that will enhance the inhabitants’ comfort, health, and safety.

With the influx of environmentally-friendly products hitting the market, figuring out which are actually worth the money can be quite a challenge. As anyone who pays a power bill knows, the cost of energy is very high, and it continues to rise every year. Rather than waste money on gadgets, invest in the value and continued protection of your home with our advanced insulation.

If you’re considering an environmental upgrade for your home, or you’re a contractor specializing in environmentally-friendly home makeovers, we can help create the perfect combination with other energy saving products such as refrigerators, windows, doors, siding, and more.

By taking a multi-tiered approach with all sources of power usage and loss, you can significantly reduce consumption – and your carbon footprint.

Blower Door Tests

Our team uses blower door tests to help determine a home's airtightness.

Major reasons for establishing integrity with building tightness:

  • Reducing energy consumption due to air leakage
  • Avoiding moisture condensation problems
  • Avoiding uncomfortable drafts caused by cold air leaking in from the outdoors
  • Determining how much mechanical ventilation might be needed to provide acceptable indoor air quality.

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR ME?

  • You can save 5%-30% on your energy bill by making upgrades following a home energy assessment.
  • A professional energy auditor may use a blower door to determine how airtight your home is and to help find leaks.

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PREPARING FOR A BLOWER DOOR TEST

Helpful tips for preparing your home for a blower door test:

  • If you heat with wood, be sure all fires are completely out before the auditor arrives. Remove any ashes from open fireplaces. 
  • Plan to do a walk-through of your home with the auditor. Be prepared to point out areas that you know are drafty or difficult to condition comfortably.
  • Expect the auditor to request access to all areas of your home including closets, built-in cabinets, attics, crawl spaces, and any unused rooms.
  • The auditor will need to close all exterior doors and windows, open all interior doors, and close any fireplace dampers, doors, and woodstove air inlets.
  • Expect the auditor to set controls on all atmospheric fossil fuel appliances to ensure that they do not fire during the test. The auditor should return them to the original position after the test.
  • Expect the test to take up to an hour or more, depending on the complexity of your home.

Don’t hesitate to call Paradise Home Improvement TODAY at: 844-707-9108! We service the areas of Charlotte and Greensboro, North Carolina; Columbia and Greenville, South Carolina, and Grand Rapids, Michigan