Energy Consulting and Third-Party Verification Services

DuctTesters is a full service energy consulting and third-party verification company. Services include residential and non-residential…new and existing construction. There is no project too big or too small. We cover the entire state of California and Nevada. In addition, we service select areas of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and a few other areas.

California Title 24California Title 24: Title 24, Part 6 is California’s Building Energy-Efficiency Standards. Also, they are known as the California Energy Code or Energy Standards. It applies to all new construction of, and additions and alterations to, residential and non-residential buildings. We have a team of Certified Energy Analysts that offer top quality cost-effective Title 24 solutions. 

Certified HERS Raters with CalCERTS, CHEERS and RESNETCertified HERS Verification: There are only two approved HERS Providers in California. One is CalCERTS and the other is  CHEERS. In other states, it is RESNET HERS Rater or othersDuctTesters has over a dozen certified HERS Raters on the team. The team holds all three certifications and covers the entire state of California and Nevada. 

Certified CalGreen, LEED, Energy Star, Green Point Rated Certified Green, Energy & Sustainable Program Consulting and Verification: A third-party verifies the installation and products installed by a subcontractor or builder is correct. The DuctTesters team holds certifications and knowledge in a number of programs. For instance, CalGreen, LEED, Energy Star, GreenPoint Rated, DOE Zero Net Energy, New Solar Homes Partnership, National Green Building Standard and more.

Certified Tax Credits (TCAC, FETC, CUAC): 45L Certified Tax Credit VerificationDuctTesters has certified experts providing tax credit administration and certificates. This includes Federal Energy Tax Credits (Section 45L), TCAC and CUAC. The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee (CTCAC) administers the federal and state Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Programs. 

HVAC Mechanical DrawingsMechanical Drawings & Load Calculations: Mechanical drawings are technical drawings drawn to scale. They are a construction tool showing information about heating, ventilating, and air conditioning. As a result, they are used to illustrate detailed information and analyze complex systems. We can supply drawings based off of Manual J,D,S and offer Load Calculations.

home energy audit and home energy assessmentHome Energy Audit: A home energy assessment is also known as an audit, an inspection or an analysis. An energy inspection can help you assess how much energy your home uses. Our Certified Existing Home Technician (Rater) can check what measures you can take to save money, save energy, and feel more comfortable in your home. As a result, we present a report showing how your home’s energy-efficiency is currently performing.

Title 24 California Consulting and Nevada Energy Consulting ServicesEnergy Consulting Services: DuctTesters strives to offer top quality energy consulting services. We have experience and certifications that cover production homes, multi-family, custom homes and remodel of existing homes. In addition, we offer non-residential energy consulting for commercial, retail, industrial and high-rise buildings. We explain the different scenarios and create cost-effective solutions. Our goal is to meet your project goals and budgets.

Certified CalCERTS and CHEERS Professional TrainingProfessional Training: We offer complimentary professional training. In addition, we can train your office team or field team. Building energy codes get updated every 3-4 years. New technology is enhancing the industry every day. If you are not up to date with all of this, you are at risk of being behind. We offer personalized professional training sessions on a range of topics. 

Central Valley Permitting and Cf2R servicesHVAC Testing (CF2R), Permitting and Other Services: DuctTesters offers subcontractors help with CF2R testing and paperwork. Also, we offer Central Valley Permitting Services and other added services. 

utility incentive program for new constructionIncentive and Rebate Programs: DuctTesters offers administrative services for utility incentive programs and energy mortgage programs. Specifically, California Advanced Housing (CAHP), Energy Upgrade, Energy Efficiency New Homes (EENH), PG&E Savings by Design (SBD), Nevada Energy Program, San Francisco Energy Watch, SoCal Edison, San Diego Gas and Electric, and more. Make sure you have a CEA doing your energy design so you can qualify.