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Spot Where Your Home is Wasting Energy with a Home Performance Assessment

Spot Where Your Home is Wasting Energy with a Home Performance Assessment

  Energy-saving home improvements from participating AlabamaWISE contractors start with a comprehensive home performance analysis. This professional home inspection of all energy-related components, by a certified Building Analyst, includes heating and cooling systems and the building enclosure. The completed report analyzes the relationships between the components as a system to identify which improvements offer the biggest impact… Continue Reading

AlabamaWISE and Energy Star Contractor Training Requirements

Training requirements for AlabamaWISE contractors cover building science knowledge and use a systems approach to home improvements impacting energy, health and comfort performance and they align with the EPA Home Performance with Energy Star program. Continue Reading

Home Performance Contractor Certifications

Home Performance Contractor Certifications

Participating AlabamaWISE contractors are required to maintain a Building Analyst certification from the Building Performance Institute or Energy Rater certification from RESNET. These certifications mean your home improvement contractor understands building science principals and will apply systems based solutions for energy related home improvements — heating, air conditioning, HVAC, duct system, insulation and building enclosure — siding,… Continue Reading