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Importance of conducting energy audit in your home
Posted on: Saturday, August 24th, 2013 at 2:38 am
Energy is a very important thing without which our daily life will be stopped. With the growth of technological advancements and demands, the energy consumption is also increasing. Thus the cost towards energy is also increasing exponentially and is thus burning a hole in our pockets. However there is a way by which you can keep the energy cost within your budget limit. Energy audit is such a way by which you can identify where there is excess use of energy and consecutively measures can be taken to reduce it.
Energy audit should be carried out by professionals to get the desired result. You have to show the auditor all sources of energy consumption in your house and their estimated duration of use every day. Depending on the specifications of the energy utilities and your demand, the auditor will draft a report of how much energy do you consume every day. Following the energy audit reports, professionals can guide you about the fact that where there is scope of reduction of energy consumption. Also if there is any wastage or unnecessarily excess use of energy in any utility, that can also be pointed out from the energy audit report.
Sometimes energy consumption may shoot up steadily due to faulty electrical utility drawing more power or due to fault in the transmission line in your home. Depending on the situation you can act accordingly. Energy audit report can also guide you to replace some of the old electrical utilities with the new ones in the market that consume much less power and are termed as green utilities. You should carry out energy audit at least twice in a year to get fruitful results. There are certain guidelines to be followed for the energy audit in your home. You should be well accustomed with the system while carrying put energy audit in your home.