Reason 1: The cost of energy was relatively cheap when your home was built.
Reason 2: Construction materials in your house were not designed with energy efficiency in mind, compared to products now.
Reason 3: Construction habits and code requirements then, compared to now.
Reason 4: Room additions/deletions, and “home-made” projects from previous owners.
Reason 5: Room additions putting extra load on AC/heating system that is sized for the original house.
Reason 6: Exterior changes, such as shade trees cut down; dark roof shingles installed, house is painted a darker color, etc.
What Can You Do?
Do Nothing, live with it.
Call an AC/Htg company.
Call a Window Replacement company.
These companies have only 1 set of tools, and focus on their traditional product. Call them, and expect to receive a “Product-Driven” sales call.
ANSWER: SCHEDULE A BPI HOME ENERGY ASSESSMENT WITH A PROFESSIONAL ENERGY STAR TRAINED COMPANY WHO ADDRESSES YOUR WHOLE HOUSE AS A RELATED SYSTEM. NO GUESSWORK. SOLUTION DRIVEN.