Heating Systems Optimization

c8Boilers, furnaces, radiant floor, duct work, base board, zoning, domestic hot water heaters, heat pumps, air conditioners, and lighting are parts to your heating plant that heat your building. How they all efficiently work together and make the heating as efficient as possible is heating system optimization. A heating system inspection and audit is needed with the building envelope audit to find and quantify savings.

Once Energy Savings and Audit has completed an energy audit of your home, we can knowledgably address your energy system. Even without installing a new alternative energy system, Energy Savings and Auditing will work with you to optimize energy use in your home. Especially in drafty old Maine homes, making minor updates to your insulation, doors, windows, or sealing can make major improvements in your heating and cooling expenditures, and in your overall efficiency.

Heating System Optimization is the tuning of the building's envelope, heating plant, heat distribution, and the occupant's interaction within the building living space. Heat System Optimization involves the proper adjustment, sizing, and control of zones, blowers, pumps, and thermostats.

The building envelope is your home's barrier between its exterior and interior. Most commonly, the building envelope is comprised of the air sealing and performance-improving insulation.

Heating plant optimization involves efficiency upgrades to the boiler or the addition of solar and geothermal heat sources.

Heating distribution is the most overlooked part of the building heating system. Heat system optimization lowers operating cost and increases the comfort of the home. Owner comfort is the most important of optimization. Often, simply educating the homeowners with tips to maximize the efficiency and operation of their energy systems yields measurable improvements.

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Energy Auditing

The energy audit is the only way to identify where to allocate resource to save money and increase comfort. The audit identifies cost and...
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Heating System Optimization

Boilers, furnaces, radiant floor, duct work, base board, zoning, domestic hot water heaters, heat pumps, air conditioners, and lighting are parts...
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Geothermal Energy

The future of Maine Heating systems will be Geothermal heating. The most environmentally friendly system is a vertical closed loop system.
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