One in five homes weatherized after an Energy Audit in Tennessee uses more energy than before their energy audit and weatherization repairs!
After spending over $100 million dollars of federal stimulus money on over 1000 homes in the State of Tennessee, investigative reports found not only did much of the money go to waste, but it actually reduced the efficiency of some homes repaired under the weatherization program.
MDHA can’t seem to explain this unexpected increase in fuel bills after weatherization repairs!
Well it is quite simple. Workmanship of the current weatherization contractors is worse than the workmanship of 100 yr old initial construction!
Put in a High Efficient window and cause leaks “Around” the window, greater than the old wooden window sashes…
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Inspectors: If you do energy audits and you do not do all the elaborate testing that so many feel is “over the top”, you may find yourself floating (or should I say “sinking”) in this boat…