Client heats with Natural Gas, So you know there's probably less opportunity than an oil or propane client. Possible SIR challenges. Like to know how big the cost effective savings opportunity is BEFORE THE AUDIT?
Wanna rough idea if there will be SIR opportunity before you get to the house?
I have a rough calculator for you HERE.
Take your approval letter, go to page 2 which has annual therms and square feet. Enter those numbers in the boxes, click Calculate, and if the box is any color other than red, be fairly confident you do not have a program opportunity.
This is what it looks like:
DATA FROM APPROVAL LETTER:
This shows the annual therm consumption and square footage, which you enter in the calculator shown in the NEXT image.
Here you see the annual usage and square footage entered,
next click Calculate and....
This house has a pretty good energy opportunity even on super cheap Natural Gas.
Don't walk to this audit, drop everything and run because with these rare numbers it is very likely you have a lot of decent work that will be program eligible.
Unfortunately, it is much more common to run into homes like the next one:
THIS Home's opportunity is pretty good from a comfort and energy perspective, but you won't find SIR here...