FULL SERVICE ENERGY TESTS & INSPECTIONS

Required for certificate of occupancy for much of the Phoenix-metropolitan area

Next day scheduling available with affordable pricing

Reports delivered on site to save time, electronic copies sent for your records

Certified HERS Rating Organization – reports are guaranteed for municipality approval

SCHEDULE BY PHONE  (480) 489-2692

 SERVICES FOR PHOENIX-AREA BUILDERS

Duct Testing (Mandatory)

When:  Ideally before insulation and drywall (after MPE is complete).

Process:  Seal all supply and return vents and depressurize system.

Why:  Ensure no major leaks, maximize homeowner comfort and indoor air quality.

Requirement : Test is mandatory unless all air handlers and ducts are located within the building thermal envelope.

Cost: Pricing starts at $275 and includes diagnostics in case of failure.

Energy Code Compliance

Blower Door Testing (Mandatory)

When:  Schedule at final, approximately 1 week prior to final inspection.

How:  Depressurize entire house via blower door fan set up at an exterior door.

Why:  Ensure no major air sealing defects exist that would lead to uncomfortable rooms or high utility bills.

Requirement:  Test exemption by municipality for some rehab properties and additions.  Mandatory for all new construction and gut-rehabs.

Cost:  Pricing starts at $275 and includes diagnostics in case of failure.

Air Barrier & Insulation Inspection (Recommended)

When:  Schedule after MPE and insulation but before drywall.

How:  Discuss framing details and insulation installation to ensure an air sealed, insulated home

Why:  Ensure no major air sealing defects exist that would lead to uncomfortable rooms or high utility bills.

Requirement:  Test exemption by municipality for some rehab properties and additions.  Mandatory for all new construction and gut-rehabs.

Cost:  Pricing starts at $275 and includes diagnostics in case of failure.

2012 & 2015 IECC REQUIREMENT

Check your plans to see how your project was permitted; it will vary depending on municipality

Special exemptions may apply for remodels, contact our office for information

Testing & inspections are mandatory for the following municipalities:

East ValleyWest ValleyCentral PhoenixSouthern Arizona*
ChandlerAvondalePhoenixMarana
Paradise ValleyBuckeyeTempePinal County
ScottsdaleEl MirageTollesonSahuarita
Queen CreekGlendaleTucson
Goodyear
Surprise
*Testing for IECC Only Available In Phoenix Area