If you live in the Dubuque, IA area, you’ll be glad to know that Preferred Energy Consultants is Eastern Iowa’s largest and most recommended residential energy consulting firms specializing in multi-family and single family housing projects. Our team has experience on hundreds of projects across Eastern Iowa including solar installation, HERS testing, code compliance, duct cleaning, SAVE testing, and Aerosealing. We also help contractors plan and design the most efficient home possible. This ensures the homeowner has a healthy, quiet, comfortable home that meets the highest industry standards.
Preferred Energy Consultants provides solar panel installation to Dubuque, IA residential, commercial, and agricultural structures. We install photovoltaic solar systems for residential and commercial clients throughout Eastern Iowa. Not only are our solar panel systems designed and installed to reduce your energy costs, they are also a great way to make a property more environmentally friendly. Preferred Energy Consultants is here to ensure your Dubuque, IA solar panel installation is providing you with maximum energy generation and the best return on your investment.
Preferred Energy Consultants has certified HERS testing raters in Dubuque, IA that inspect and test a home in order to evaluate each of the minimum rated features established by RESNET. They also prepare a comprehensive HERS rating according to Chapters One and Three of the RESNET Mortgage Industry National Home Energy Rating. HERS testing involves an analysis of a home’s construction plans and onsite inspections in Dubuque, IA. Based on the home’s plans, one of our Home Energy Raters uses an energy efficiency software package to perform an energy analysis of the home’s design.
Preferred Energy Consultants is a nationally certified third party that will test and inspect for the state of Iowa 2012 IECC building code, conducting many code compliance testing in the Dubuque, IA area. We also place the state required signed documentation in your electric panel showing compliance. Code compliance testing is important for energy savings in Dubuque, Iowa because compliance with the state of Iowa’s commercial and residential building energy codes are estimated to have a total savings of nearly $78 million annually by 2030.
At Preferred Energy Consultants, we have the equipment to clean all types and sizes of duct systems for our Dubuque, IA area clients. Our portable commercial duct cleaning equipment produces an amazing 4100 cfm of suction while leaving behind hospital quality air. The HEPA filtration system removes 99.9% down to .05 microns. Dubuque duct cleaning generally refers to the cleaning of various heating and cooling system components of forced air systems, including the supply and return air ducts and registers, grilles and diffusers, heat exchangers heating and cooling coils, condensate drain pans (drip pans), fan motor and fan housing, and the air handling unit housing.
Preferred Energy Consultants conducts SAVE testing in Dubuque, IA which is required by Alliant Energy and MidAmerican in order for home and business owners to receive rebates for new high efficient equipment upgrades on heating and cooling systems. SAVE testing is a way for utility companies to verify that your equipment was installed correctly and working properly. A Dubuque SAVE testing rate is based on your actual system’s performance and acts like a blood pressure test for your system to ensure your furnace or air conditioner is running as efficiently as possible. Improperly sized ductwork, low gas pressure, and improper fan speed can all be verified by checking static pressures and temperatures.
At Preferred Energy Consultants, the majority of homes that we see in Dubuque, IA suffer from issues due to leaky duct work not delivering conditioned air where it is meant to go. Aerosealing is a simple, yet revolutionary process that seals leaky duct work from the inside. Dubuque duct sealing with Aeroseal in will help you enjoy the benefits of your commercial or residential heating and air conditioner system to it’s fullest extent since it will prevent you from losing heated or cooled air as it makes its way from your furnace or heat pump to the rest of your house.