Certified auditors charge from $300 to $800. But you might not have to pay anything. Some local utilities offer free audits. If not, consider doing it yourself, especially if you think your home is relatively efficient. The Department of Energy's Web site, at www.energysavers.gov, has detailed information on do-it-yourself energy audits and links to finding local auditors. If the results of your DIY audit look bad, hire a professional for a more detailed assessment.
We’re also finding ways to save the customers money on the cost of the audit by working with the local utility companies here in the Detroit area. The rest of the article is good as well. Check it out.
- Bill Zoller