Energy Efficient Home Inspections

Did you know that energy efficient construction is saving the United States government, citizens, and
businesses more than $500 million per year in avoided energy costs? Though there are a number of financial benefits to owning an energy efficient home, one of the primary advantages is the home’s reduced impact on the environment. Though home inspections are not intended to be an energy audit, understanding energy efficiency and energy efficient construction are important for home inspectors. This course will provide an in-depth look into energy usage, design, and building for residential structures, will explore the multiple components of residential construction, and will discuss ways to make homes more energy efficient.