House Systems approach not only takes a
comprehensive view of the
components of your home; it puts special
attention on the most
important element of an excellent home
improvement plan: you.
Through and Interview. The
process begins with a discussion with a
SynerGreen consultant about
your concerns and interests in improving
your home, including any plans
for upgrading or remodeling. Then, a
careful walk through is
performed to identify likely sources of
problems and potential
and sophisticated testing is performed to
collect data that identify
and measure the root causes of comfort,
health, and energy efficiency
problems. SynerGreen's team of consultants
and technicians utilize the
following diagnostic equipment to measure
how your house operates as a
Door with Digital Manometer —
Measures air infiltration.
Blaster with Digital Manometer —
Measures duct leakage. The Department
of Energy determined the average
forced air duct system has a leakage
rate of 25% to 40%. New houses
require less than 5% duct leakage.
Measures temperature differences in
ceiling,wall and floor assemblies.
Measures temperature (ambient and flue
gas), carbon monoxide (diluted
and ambient), carbon dioxide, oxygen
and pressure (draft).
Measures window glass and air space
with low-e sensor.
Measures moisture content in building
(Flow Hood) —
Measures supply and return air flow.
Leak Detector —
Measures gas leaks from combustion
Measures temperature, relative
humidity, wet bulb and dew point.
Measures watts, volts and amps on
Measures volts and amps on hard wired
Measures temperature, relative
humidity and light.
Measures solar irradiance (watts/m2).
Measures house orientation and azimuth
of solar array.
Measures tilt of solar array.
Measures on-site shading conditions
for solar analysis.
from the diagnostic testing is analyzed
with an integrated
set of computer programs that calculate
the potential for cost
effective improvements to best satisfy
your needs and concerns.
and Recommendations. The
results of the Home
Energy Audit analysis are detailed
in a performance assessment
all of the identified issues and
summarizes their impact with
helpful graphs, tables, graphics, and easy
descriptions. A comprehensive set of
recommended solutions is
included with realistic estimates of the
improvements to comfort,
health, and efficiency that can be
attained by pursuing the
suggestions. Issues and
recommendations corresponding to your
objectives and concerns are
highlighted. If you are interested in
making improvements to your home,
SynerGreen will draw up a detailed
scope of work and cost estimate for your
consideration. The scope
of work may be expanded to include
remodeling or other enhancements of
interest to you. SynerGreen will
point out Federal, State and
Local tax and incentive benefits for which
you may qualify. You
are under no obligation to make repairs
and improvements and you are
free to gather input from other
and Improvements. Your
SynerGreen consultant will work with you
to see that a repair and
improvement plan that satisfies your
desires and budgetary constraints
is undertaken and properly completed.
repairs and improvements to your home are
complete, SynerGreen will
conduct several tests to measure
improvements to your home's
performance and to document or photograph
the elimination of problems,
some of which may be hidden or obscure.
process is completed with the presentation
of a final report that
provides easy to understand before and
after results. You are left with
no doubts or guesses about the impact of
the improvements to your home.
We are sure you will enjoy sharing this
information with interested
family and friends, as well as potential
buyers of your house if you
choose to sell it.