August 19, 2016

The home energy audit is one of the most effective tests available for Southeastern PA homeowners who are looking to boost home efficiency. Also referred to as an “energy assessment,” an energy audit is the first step in determining just how much energy the home is consuming and how this energy is being consumed. This information allows us to pinpoint exactly where energy loss is occurring, resulting in a tailored action plan to solve whatever issues are discovered.

After a home energy audit, the work we perform will save you money, enhance comfort levels and improve your home’s indoor air quality.

Thermal Imaging Camera as part of energy audit

How It Works

The term “energy audit” may sound complicated or confusing, but it’s actually a straightforward process. Think of it like a trip to the mechanic, except instead of your car being the focus, all attention falls on your home. A trained energy auditor will conduct a room-by-room inspection and analysis of your home, isolating any “problem areas” that might pop up in the process.

A typical energy audit may include a number of different steps, including:

  • Analysis of home and utility data, including your energy bill and installed equipment

  • Survey of operating conditions

  • Inspection of HVAC and lighting

  • Blower door tests to identify air sealing issues

  • Thermographic scan of home to show where insulation is needed

These processes allow us to gather the information we need in order to make informed recommendations about work that can get your home back to peak performance quickly and effectively.

Our “Whole Home” Approach

At Green Stone, we pride ourselves on our “whole home” approach, which gets applied to every job we handle. Your home is a complex amalgamation of systems, all of which much work together to create a comfortable, efficient environment. Our knowledge of how the home performs as a unit gives us an effective baseline to work from, no matter how complicated the situation may be. If we find that work must be performed, we’ll work with you and your budget to come up with a plan that suits your needs.

It’s time to see how your energy efficiency your home really is! Contact us today to learn more and to schedule an energy audit.

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  • Thank you Dutch and Christian from Green Stone Energy LLC for a job well done. Our family will be feeling much warmer this winter. No more heating the outside.

    Lisa, Alex & Thorsten, Audubon, PA,
  • A really good weatherization Company. Would highly recommend.

    Nancy S.,
  • The work that Green Stone Energy completed at my home was awesome! The crew arrived as scheduled and completed their work in the most timely manner. They were very neat and made sure to clean up after themselves. I couldn't believe that the owner of the company even came to check on the progress... Read More

    Nancy M., West Chester, PA,
  • They arrived when they said they would. spread drop cloths where they would be walking. The owner stopped by to check on the progress. All went well. It took about 8 hours from start to finish. My initial observations are showing a positive improvement in the houses ability to hold temperature... Read More

    John S., Norristown,
  • We contacted Green Stone Energy after a PECO energy audit showed a lack of insulation in our attic. Everyone was very professional, friendly, prompt and did a quality job for us.

    Monica H., West Chester,
  • Estimate was done after a complete examination of my concerns.

    Susan M.,
  • We called in Green Stone Energy after a Peco audit recommendation and had two quotes. One was a bit more involved but also 80% more $$. They answered my many questions and upon recognizing at the start of the project they had forgot to include two small areas in their quote, they included the... Read More

    Jan L., ,Newtown Square
  • Very satisfied with all the work. The installers were very professional, efficient, polite, on time,and kept everything covered and clean.

    Mary K.,
  • I can't thank Dutch Schwertner and his team enough for their thorough evaluation and installation of energy efficiency at my Salon. Andrew and Ryan arrived as scheduled with a smile. Their preparation and communication skills really impressed me . I was so pleased with all the care they took to... Read More

    Susan S.,
  • Extremely pleased with everything we received from Green Stone Energy. Everything, from a prompt and fair proposal to timely service appointment. Did not try to oversell us and even recommended not having certain things done as it would not improve the comfort of our home. The work was done... Read More

    Gary M.,
  • Everything went perfectly. Wonderful staff to work with at all levels. Highest level of professionalism and workmanship. The night that the work was done, warm air was streaming into our third floor bathroom, for the first time ever. We were amazed at how much energy we must have been wasting... Read More

    April & John S.,
  • Mark came and conducted a thorough inspection. A well detailed estimate was provided. On the first date of the 2-day installation Mark came on site to review the intended job. Both installers were pleasant and more than competent. They cleaned up well each day. They installed ceiling and... Read More

    Marilyn C.,
  • Our experience with Green Stone Energy was outstanding. The first visit involved identifying the energy-saving opportunities that our home presented. We discussed those opportunities and I learned why and how the required work would be done. The second visit involved doing the actual work, which... Read More

    Angelo A. ,
  • An estimator came over to review the findings of a PECO energy audit. Dutch went over the recommendations with me, and got me a proposal a few days later. The team doing the work showed up on time and were very professional. They placed drop cloths before working inside the house and vacuumed... Read More

    Michael K.,
  • "We had an initial call with Green Stone (GS) and agreed to get an estimate. We did the same with several other contractors. The GS representative "Dutch" came to our home and was very knowledgeable of the PECO results and provided a detailed list of energy saving measures we could possibly... Read More

    Mike K. ,
  • I wanted to thank you for your help with my insulation job. In particular, I wanted to give a shout out to Greg who was on every aspect of the job. He was detail oriented, knowledgeable, conscientious, and a pleasure to work with.

    Anna Massi,