Frequently Asked Questions

Listed below are frequently asked questions about Texas Energy Smart Homes.


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Please describe an Efficiency Promise Homebuilder

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Why should anyone care about high performing Energy Smart Homes?

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What is the value of Testing?

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Is the Efficiency Promise a guarantee of a low utility bill?

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What impact will growth have on our environment?

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How do you know that the Efficiency Promise Home is more efficient?

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What is a Home Energy Rating Company?

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What does "the envelope of the home" mean?

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What has changed about the products and processes for new homes since the early 1990's?

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What is meant by SHGC - Solar Heat Gain Coefficient?

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What is R-Value?

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What is U-Value?

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What is EF?

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What is SEER?

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What is HSPF?