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Uploaded on Feb 28, 2010
Comprehensive Home Energy Audits by Tom Fitzpatrick - This session will discuss residential energy audits: a brief discussion of why improving efficiency in existing homes is so important, an introduction of standards for various levels of assessment, and a review of the range and procedures that a comprehensive audit should include, and what consumers should expect from a Home Energy Auditor. Tom's organization, Texas HERO, has published a Texas Home Energy Audit Technical Standard which will be used to outline the discussion.
Tom Fitzpatrick is the Chief Operating Officer for the Texas Home Energy Rating Organization (Texas HERO). He is a registered Architect and long time advocate of energy efficiency and of system principles in design, construction and quality management programs. Texas HERO is implementing a residential energy audit program.