How to Measure Your Home’s Energy Efficiency

September 10, 2019

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and cooling costs comprise approximately 40% of the average American monthly utility bill. Cutting back on HVAC-related costs can not only save you money, but it’s also better for the planet. How can you tell if your home is losing energy? Big Builders in Bakersfield, CA, has some energy efficiency suggestions. The HERS Index Score The Home Energy Rating System (HERS) is an energy assessment tool that enables trained inspectors to measure a structure’s energy efficiency. The HERS system is widely used throughout the U.S. HVAC industry and is recognized by federal...

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