Energy Efficiency Consulting
Get the ultimate efficiency and home comfort design plan
Your home is unique. Off-the-shelf solutions for energy efficiency? Not so much. You need a plan.
Our Building Performance Institute (BPI)-certified consultants can help you create the ultimate home performance experience, so you always feel comfortable and keep energy consumption to a minimum.
Lower your utility bills and make your home a haven for comfort
Energy efficiency consulting and design help you achieve unique goals and meet tough challenges. Our services address any combination of the following:
- Heating and cooling design: Complete design and installation of right-sized HVAC equipment for any application, includes Manual J and Manual S calculations
- Ventilation: Fresh air systems, balanced ventilation, ERVs, and equipment designed to achieve optimal indoor air quality
- Ductwork: Quality duct design and installation per Manual D and Manual T protocol Indoor air quality: Blower door and infrared camera testing, crawlspace and attic services, dehumidification and/or humidification equipment
- Air sealing and insulation: Sealing against unwanted air infiltration and applying thermal performance improvements
- Crawlspace improvements: Encapsulating your crawlspace for lower energy consumption, zero mold growth, and better indoor air quality
- Water use: Water heaters and water filtration systems for cleaner, more efficient water consumption
At PV, we consider the whole home. Always. It's a useful approach, but it's especially valuable for:
- Home renovations: Make home performance a part of your next renovation. Smart renovations consider all aspects of your home, from aesthetics and sizing to comfort and energy efficiency.
- Additions or expansions: Ensure the long-term comfort of your new addition. We help you bring new rooms - or even retrofits of existing spaces - into the envelope with seamless comfort and energy efficiency.
- HVAC system replacement: Modifications to your home often require a new design for heating and cooling - from ACs and furnaces to ductwork and air filtration.
- Eliminating hot spots and cold spots: Ensure that every corner of your home stays comfortable. A properly designed, installed, and balanced HVAC system (combined with smart home performance upgrades) can get you there.
- High performance construction: Smart new builds require smart minds and years of experience with high performance homes. We create HVAC, IAQ, and energy efficiency plans and install all associated systems and equipment.
I have had nothing but great experiences with PV Heating and Air. They have been servicing my home since 2007 and have always gone above and beyond my expectations
We highly recommend PV to anyone seeking a first-class HVAC and home environment service. They put customers first.
Heating and cooling design vs. energy efficiency consulting
They're similar for sure. And yes, we do HVAC consulting, too.
Part of our whole-home energy consulting service involves making sure you have the right HVAC equipment for your home. Using a building science approach, we determine what modifications your home needs to improve efficiency and comfort as well as what kind of HVAC equipment will work best with those upgrades.
In other words, HVAC design is part of energy efficiency consulting.
For most families, heating and cooling consumes more energy than any other activity in the home. Our aim is to optimize your home and your HVAC system to minimize energy expenses while maximizing comfort.
What you get with home comfort design consulting
Depending on your needs and the unique characteristics of your home, whole home design may consist of all or a combination of:
Why work with us to improve home performance?
When we talk about "the science of comfort," we're talking about a comprehensive, whole-home consulting approach that considers every aspect of home performance. That's the essence of building science.
It's why we do the work we do. We're committed to healthy, efficient indoor spaces.
Our whole-home energy efficiency consulting and design services help make your project more than a success - we make your home a place you truly want to be, all year round and under all conditions!