Step 4: The Retrofit

Retrofits for homes participating in the HELP program are performed by prequalified Building Air Leakage Control Installers.

Retrofit work is primarily focuses on safety, reductions in air leakage in the envelope and duct system, insulation installation or upgrades, and other efficiency improvements recommended by the building analyst.
Types of Retrofits
Home energy retrofits can be achieved at various levels and at varying costs. Listed below are 4 levels and cost ranges to consider.
  1. Low Cost
  2. Inexpensive
  3. Affordable
  4. Deep
Instant Return on Investment
  • Turn off lights and electronics when leaving a room.
  • Turn down water heater thermostat to 120 degrees.
Learn more about other retrofitting options, including sealing top plates in walls, duct work and attic insulation.