Do you know how much energy is being used to keep your West Michigan home running and comfortable? One of the most common complaints we hear from homeowners in Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Holland, MI is that their energy bills are too high, and they don’t know what to do.
Luckily, WMGB Home Improvement is here to help! As a recent Michigan Contractor of the Year award winner, we know how the different systems and components of your home interact with each other, and how problems can arise when everything’s not working together.
Wondering how you can save energy in your home? Want to learn more about the value of whole home solutions like insulation and air sealing, crawl space encapsulation, duct sealing, and window and door replacement? On this page you can find the resources you need to save energy in your Michigan home, where WMGB breaks down the benefits of home improvements, as well as the importance of starting your energy efficiency upgrades with a home energy audit.
Many homeowners that reach out to WMGB tell us that they’re interested in saving money on their heating and cooling costs and making their home more comfortable, but they don’t know where to start. That’s what a healthy home assessment and energy audit are for!
Our audits are conducted by BPI-certified building science experts. Using our years of experience in home performance solutions and building science technology, we can help you pinpoint problem areas and recommend home improvement solutions that will address the specific issues you’re having in your home, whether it’s ice dams on your roof or energy bills that are through the roof!
Insulation is at the heart of many home upgrades that will actually save you money, like crawl space solutions and ice dam prevention. WMGB offers a wide variety of insulation services, including:
Preventing unnecessary air leakage in and out of your home will improve the effectiveness of all of your other home improvements, and keep your air clear of outside contaminants. Air sealing and insulation often go hand-in-hand when it comes to home performance upgrades that will make a difference in your home comfort and energy bills.
Upgrading or replacing your home’s windows isn’t just about giving your home a visual makeover—you can also save a lot of money! Learn more about the energy saving benefits of new windows, and the different systems used for rating a window’s energy efficiency, including U-Value, R-Value, and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient.
Have you ever considered how much energy you might be wasting through the air leaks associated with poor fitting exterior doors? Upgrading your entry door, patio door, and storm doors with WMGB Home Improvement can help you lower your heating and cooling bills and reduce indoor drafts. Find out how exterior door materials and construction can play a role in your home’s energy savings.