EDGE Energy offers services for residential construction firms including:
Air Duct Sealing »
In addition to providing builders with testing, verification, and Energy Rating Pipeline Management (see below), EDGE Energy maintains a robust construction division which employs a workforce of certified air-sealers and weatherization retrofit technicians. Our staff is trained to modern Green Building standards and use diagnostic gear like blower doors, Infra-red cameras, and smoke / fog machines during air-sealing procedures to make sure your envelope gets tight.
Many builders have begun to employ EDGE as their Rater and Air-sealing crew prior to bringing in a traditional insulation sub-contractor. Our special techniques and performance driven work scopes can end up saving Home Builders money by building a tighter envelope and avoiding call backs or construction delays by a sub-contractor missing some of the finer points of properly sealing an envelope.
If EDGE Energy performs construction work in addition to Rating Services, you’ll need to read the RESNET Standard Disclosure, available here.
The successful execution of an ENERGY STAR program can be quite an undertaking, but can also be exciting and rewarding. Retaining EDGE Energy as your Rater can simplify the process. We help create a business model for delivering your ENERGY STAR Qualified Homes to customers.
EDGE Energy will provide the consulting services as required by the Builder wishing to implement a Green Building Programs. These are essentially:
We can also provide program marketing, sales, and construction training support to effectively apply the theories and practices of advanced Green Building Programs such as ENERGY STAR v3.0, NAHB Green, or LEED for Homes.
Barriers to the adoption of energy efficiency technologies and practices in the home building industry include resistance to change and concerns with program complexity, first cost decision making, and misunderstood long term benefits. This traditional thinking ignores the exceptional marketability of utility cost savings and improved comfort, durability and indoor air quality. Our ENERGY STAR program addresses these key market barriers and in doing so presents a strong business case for builders.
This support will be in the form of man hours dedicated to:
All of our energy raters are certified by HERS (Home Energy Rating System) and RESNET® (Residential Energy Services Network), affiliates of the United States Department of Energy (DOE) and Energy Star programs. View our certifications and licenses, and sign up for a free energy efficiency consultation today.
EDGE Energy is a highly-regarded Residential, Commercial, and Government renewable energy systems installer and “green” building contractor which is licensed, insured, and bonded in all counties of VA, DC, and MD. We design and install custom solutions for energy efficiency and renewable energy systems with pride and with proven track records. Our special focus is completing projects which decrease utility bills and energy consumption by 25% to well over 100% – even creating homes that are “net-positive.” An Energy Audit is the first step to your energy efficient home!
Visit our project maps page to learn about homeowners in your neighborhood that have worked with EDGE in the past. Remember, EDGE Energy works with HOA’s, civic groups, trade organizations, office pools, or just simply any GROUP of organized homeowners interested in completing blocks of energy audits AND retrofit services like weatherization, duct-sealing, or air-sealing, and attic insulation. Many special pricing offers have been extended in the past due to the hard work of various “Neighborhood Champions” – those who have dedicated extra time to organizing group meetings, gathering email distribution lists, and assisting with scheduling.
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Edge Energy responded quickly to my inquiries and provided clear answers. The technicians who oversaw the installation process were professional and I learned a great deal while interacting with them.
Edge Energy clearly prefers installing SunPower systems. They were professional and technically informed. They were reasonable and accommodating with contractural matters. The installation crews were polite and courteous. They did neat work and were very competent. They were extremely responsive to address problems that arose. I would recommend them without reservation. They put a good face on SunPower.
Edge Energy was excellent all around. Knowledgeable, friendly, willing to troubleshoot and correct issues that arose during the installation process.
I was completely satisfied by Edge Energy. They have consistently designed and reliably installed strong performance energy innovations for my home. Indeed the only reason that I installed SunPower panels was due to their recommendation.
A friend recommended SunPower and Edge Energy and my expectations were exceeded. I have and will recommend both companies.