Ways to Keep Your Home Energy Efficient

Keep Your Home Energy Efficient

Energy efficiency in a home is something everyone seeks. When a home is energy-efficient, utility bills go down, comfort levels go up, and homes have a higher market value. To maximize your home's energy savings, you need to make a few changes.

The best places to start involve replacing windows, improving insulation, replacing doors, and even replacing your roof. To get the kind of energy efficiency that allows you to save money in the long run, you need to invest in energy-efficient upgrades to your current home. You may also need to have an energy audit conducted to determine where problem spots in your home are located.

Changes You Should Consider for Energy Efficiency

There are several things you can do to create an energy-efficient home. Here are some suggestions:

  • Change your windows to newer, more energy-efficient ones – If you live in an older home, you probably have drafty windows. That translates to higher energy costs that can be offset with some energy-efficient replacement windows.
  • Replace your old door with an energy-efficient one – Installing energy-efficient windows is not enough to maximize your energy savings. You also need to find an entry door that is attractive and energy-efficient to replace your old one. Performing a blower door test will help locate your air leaks.
  • Have energy-efficient roofing installed – When you need a new roof, you will want to upgrade to an energy-efficient one. Two roofing options that can help you save money on energy costs are energy-efficient shingle roofs and metal roofs.

These are just a few of the ideas you can use to make your home more energy-efficient, no matter the season. In Morris County and Northern NJ, Rockaway, Randolph, & Parsippany, the company you can call to ask about these options is Roeland Home Improvers. To find out how we can help you, contact us at 973-310-6393 and we will schedule your home for a visit.