Weatherize for Good

Save Money and Help Build a Clean Energy Future for Oregon

Questions and Answers

What is an energy assessment?

An enegy assessment or audit is the first step to assess how much energy your home consumes and to evaluate what measures you can take to make your home more energy efficient. An audit will show you problems that may, when corrected, save you significant amounts of money over time. During the audit, you can pinpoint where your house is losing energy. Audits also determine the efficiency of your home's heating and cooling systems. An audit may also show you ways to conserve hot water and electricity..

What the average project cost and how much energy can I save?

The cost per project and energy savings varies depending on what are your goals for energy efficiency and home comfort.  Since the beginning of Weatherize for Good in 2010, the average project cost for a whole home energy retrofit was about $13,000 with a projected energy savings in the home of over 30%.  We are open to finding a scope of work and budget to fit your needs.