Tight House is all about saving you money. That is not all
though. The added benefits of a tight house include a more
comfortable home, longer home longevity and value, and possibly
health improvements for you and your family.
Investors/Landlords: If you
are paying the heating bill for your tenants, Tight House
deserves your call. Even if you donít flip the bill for heat,
improving your properties usage records will bring in better
tenants and higher rents. A detailed energy audit will give you
a report of what is right with your buildings as well as what
should be fixed. This will be valuable when it is time to sell.
Real Estate Agents: Whether
buying or selling, an energy audit is fundamental in
establishing value. Demand that your sellers and buyers have
them along with a normal appraisal or inspection, otherwise the
client could be misrepresented.
government and state governments are directing funds toward the
weatherization of homes in the form of subsidizing improvements
for low income households or attractive financing for
improvements to middle income homes. Now is the time to
take advantage of these low interest loans.
must bring more responsible energy practices. In New England
especially, our dependence on petroleum products needs to be
curbed. There is a great opportunity to achieve 20-30 % savings
in home heating and energy usage costs by having a home energy
audit and implementing improvements. Depending on the scope of
improvements, and current price of fuel and energy the payback
periods are often 1-5 years for many improvements.
science behind these services is new and largely unimplemented.
No home is perfectly insulated and air sealed even if it is new
and especially if it is more than 15 years old.
House difference: What
makes Tight House different from other home energy auditors is
that we can tell you whatís wrong with your house and then we
can fix the problems. Many home inspectors provide their
customers with detailed reports, but then are not qualified to
do the actual home improvements. This often forces home owners
to hire outside contractors to do the home improvements who may
be unfamiliar with energy conservation. With over 12 years of
construction and fine carpentry experience, Tight House provides
the comprehensive services that energy conscious home owners