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WHAT MAKES A HOME ENERGY-EFFICIENT?

An energy evaluation provides useful information that can come in handy for both sellers and buyers. The service includes:

  • A visit by an energy advisor – an energy advisor will evaluate the home’s energy performance from the basement to the attic.

  • Home energy use information – the evaluation provides detailed information about a home’s energy performance and which components are the best retrofit options for reducing consumption.

  • An EnerGuide rating and home label – following the evaluation, an EnerGuide rating and label will be affixed to the electrical panel. A second label with an improved rating is provided if the homeowner conducts upgrades based on the energy advisor’s recommendations.

  • Personalized recommendations – these recommendations can help homeowners make informed decisions about which upgrades or renovations would save the most energy and money.

  • Source: CREA website.

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