This is a basic service for compliance with Alberta Building Code Section 9.36 Performance Path. A qualified Energy Advisor will:

  • Use supplied drawings and specifications to model the proposed home in Hot 2000.
  • Supply the Builder with a report comparing the house as proposed to a reference house built to minimum code standards in ABC Section 9.36. Enerspec will work with the local Authorities Having Jurisdiction to develop an acceptable report

This is the basic service required to provide an EnerGuide label. It includes the compliance service as well as:

  • Perform airtightness test once home is completed
  • Submit files for quality review
  • Provide Builder with EnerGuide label and Homeowner information sheet

This service is an excellent way for builders to improve the airtightness of their homes. This test is done before the drywall is installed to the walls of the home. A qualified Energy Advisor will:

  • Use supplied drawings to calculate volume and area of the home to be tested
  • Attend the home with the builder’s staff
  • Conduct an airtightness test
  • Conduct an air leakage identification procedure
  • Provide advice on air sealing improvements
  • Determine Air Change per hour
  • Provide written report

This service provides the builder with a path to a more energy efficient house. A qualified Energy Advisor will:

  • Use supplied drawings and specifications to model house in Hot 2000
  • Provide an estimate of performance based on modeling
  • Provide some scenarios for energy upgrades based on the builder’s priorities