Energy Werx Alberta – Services Offered

EnerGuide Evaluations

A full home evaluation that includes a pre and post retrofit evaluation, and is used to identify key areas to improve the energy efficiency of your home. The EnerGuide evaluation is required to qualify for all major rebate programs, including The Greener Homes Grant. You can read more about the EnerGuide evaluation process, and what to expect, here: EnerGuide energy efficiency home evaluations (nrcan.gc.ca).

New Home EnerGuide Labelling

EnerGuide is a national energy rating and label system. The Labels are used to rate the energy performance of homes, much like they are used with major home appliances, like washers and dryers. They break down how a home uses energy and the greenhouse gas emissions associated with that energy use. The rating on the label can be used to compare the energy efficiency of a home to a typical new home, and other homes with EnerGuide Labels. New Homes EnerGuide Labelling provides a way to project the energy efficiency of a proposed new build home, as well as verify it on site once completed. Investments made in energy efficiency at the construction stage will pay off in lower energy bills for new homeowners. It is anticipated that New Home EnerGuide Labelling will become a requirement under the Tiered Energy Performance section of the National Building Code of Canada 2020 once adopted in Alberta. New Home EnerGuide Labelling can be used in place of 9.36 Code Compliance Reports to satisfy building code, and can also be used to qualify for the CHMC Eco Plus Program: Apply for a 25% partial premium refund | CMHC (cmhc-schl.gc.ca). Currently, the City of Calgary has launched a Home Energy Label Pilot Program, which offers a $250 rebate per energy label, up to a maximum of $7,500 per applicant. See Details here: New Home Energy Label (calgary.ca). Reach out today to discuss how we can assist in your needs for New Home EnerGuide Labelling!

ENERGY STAR for New Homes (ESNH)

A home is the largest purchase most of us will make. By choosing an ENERGY STAR® certified home, you will appreciate the difference a home built to a higher standard makes. We are licensed to provide Energy Star for New Homes evaluations. Whether you are a builder or prospective home buyer, contact us today to learn how you can build or buy a new home that will save on utility bills, provide enhanced performance and comfort, and use at least 20% less energy that a typical builder grade home. ENERGY STAR® Certified Homes (nrcan.gc.ca)

PLUS, Homebuyers purchasing an ENERGY STAR certified home are eligible for a 25% refund off of their CMHC insurance premium using the CMHC Eco Plus program. Contact us today to see how our team can best fit your needs in this area!

Thermal Imaging Assessments

This can be added on to an EnerGuide evaluation or used as a stand alone diagnostic tool for your home. The advisor will assess the whole home with a thermal imaging camera to detect cold spots , moisture damage, pest problems, etc. You will receive a report with the images and recommendations for how to remedy any areas of concern. Contact us to book or learn more!

9.36 Code Compliance Performance Path Modelling

Section 9.36, Energy Efficiency, of the Alberta Building Code requires stricter construction practices for all new homes, ensuring higher energy efficiency levels are met. Our Registered Energy Advisors use HOT2000 energy modelling software to achieve the Performance Compliance Path for builders to comply with the code. Contact us today to see how our team can best fit your needs in this area!

Blower Door Testing

A blower door test calculates the volume of air leakage within a building. Air leaks are detected using a special fan to depressurize a house. Typically, blower door tests are conducted before and after air sealing work is done as a measurable tool to demonstrate the effectiveness of the work. Also, when used in conjunction with thermal imaging assessments, a blower door test can help identify any areas of air infiltration, wind-driven water leakage, etc. Contact us today to book your Blower Door Test with one of our Registered Energy Advisors!

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Energy Werx Alberta is the leading home energy evaluation company serving Edmonton, Red Deer, Calgary, Grande Prairie, and surrounding areas. We are expanding to reach other areas of Alberta as well! Let us show you how we can help you receive the most rebates available. Submit your information via our contact form and one of our team members will get back to you right away.

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