Why Retrofit Clinics?
- Energy Analysis–your existing conditions
- Energy Blueprint specific to your home–moving toward Net Zero
- Independent practical information on readily available upgrades
- Understanding technical challenges and opportunities
- Realistic financial pathway—incentives & rebates, greatest impact
- Schedule—what to do & when
Retrofit Clinic Outline
- Conserving Energy—Tightening the Envelope
- Insulation—Roof, Walls, Floor
- Openings—Doors, Windows, Skylights
- Seal Leaks—Ducts, Weatherstrip, Caulking
- Efficient Energy Use–Equipment
- Energy Generation—Solar PV Panels, emerging storage capabilities (less expensive: envelope and equipment upgrades reduce the solar generation requirement.
The more energy efficient the equipment is and the tighter the building envelope, the less energy generation is required. Optimally, home energy generation meets or exceeds annual energy requirements.