Independent Energy Audit vs. Sales Pitch Audit

Service Provided Sales Pitch Independent
Visual Walk-Through Yes Yes
Blower Door Test Sometimes Yes
Infrared Imaging Sometimes Yes
Complete computer model of home including surface area, volume, window size/type, yearly heat loads…
Rarely Yes
Efficiency recommendations based on your actual climate information Rarely Yes
Recommendations to all products available Rarely Yes
Referrals to multiple contractors for best price point shopping Never Yes
Complete instructions on Do-It-Yourself upgrades Never Yes
Independent Quality Control Never Yes
Pressure you to contract further services Yes Never
Smile and a handshake at the end of the audit Yes

Yes