Ways to Offer the Score
Once you have completed the training and mentoring, you are ready to complete walkthroughs and give customers their personalized Home Energy Scores. Assessors throughout the country offer the Home Energy Score in a variety of ways, depending on their business model and interests. Successful ways to provide the Score have included:
- A bundled item within a standard audit / inspection package
- A standalone product, offered to homeowners for a fee
- A freely offered product to gain leads for home improvements
- A service offered by utilities or solar companies before and after energy efficiency services
- And more!
Use the resources below to learn more about the Home Energy Score and how to communicate Home Energy Score results to homeowners.
- Intro to Home Energy Score
- Contractors and Energy Auditors Fact Sheet
- Home Inspectors Fact Sheet
- Example Score Report
- Assessor Calculator - This resource can be used to de-rate insulation, HVAC equipment efficiency, to find average R-values, ceiling heights, and accurate ceiling and floor areas. By clicking this link, this resource will download directly onto your computer. For it to function properly, be sure you have Microsoft Excel 2011 or later and have all content and macros enabled. See the disclaimer tab for more information.
- Assessor Tips Fact Sheet
- Data Collection Form (the data required to produce a Home Energy Score)
- Data Entry Guidelines
- Desktop Quality Assurance Example Photo and Sketch Packet
Communicating the Value to Customers
Marketing the Home Energy Score to Home Inspection Clients