Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Home Energy Evaluation cost?

A Home Energy Evaluation from an approved contractor is only $50.

What’s included in a Home Energy Evaluation?

A Home Energy Evaluation may include the following:

  • Direct, on-site installation of:
    • ENERGY STAR® certified smart thermostat
      • Nest®, Ecobee® or Honeywell®
    • Low flow showerhead
    • Kitchen sink aerator
    • Bathroom sink aerator
    • Carbon monoxide detector
    • Tank temperature turn-down
    • Thorough inspection for air leaks and insulation quality
    • Review of furnace and ductwork efficiency
    • Detailed report with findings and recommended upgrades

What can a Home Energy Evaluation reveal about my home?

The most common issues that a Home Energy Evaluation might reveal are:

  • Air leakage and infiltration from poorly sealed areas of the home
  • Condensation problems
  • Poor indoor air quality
  • Inefficient or under-performing HVAC and/or water heater equipment
  • Poorly insulated areas of the home (may include: roof, ceiling, attic, walls, etc.)
  • Leaky ducts from lack of sealing and insulation
  • Inefficient lighting, water flow fixtures, and/or thermostat
  • Improper water tank temperature

How long does a Home Energy Evaluation take?

Evaluations typically last 1-1.5 hours depending on the size of the home. We recommended discussing the estimated time required with your contractor when scheduling your Home Energy Evaluation.

What types of home upgrades are typically recommended by the contractor?

In addition to direct, on-site improvements, Home Energy Evaluations may provide any of the following recommendations:

  • Efficient Space Heating System
  • Heating Pipe Insulation
  • Air Infiltration Reduction
  • Roof/Ceiling Insulation
  • Wall Insulation
  • Duct Insulation
  • Duct Sealing
  • Efficient Water Heater
  • Water Heater Pipe Insulation

Do you offer financing options?

At this time the UGI Save Smart Home Energy Upgrades program does not provide direct financing resources. However, participating home energy contractors may have access to financing options.

Which service territory are eligible to participate?

Residential UGI Gas customers in Pennsylvania are eligible to participate.

Are you a home owner looking to make energy efficient home upgrades? Look through our list of approved contractors.

Are you a contractor looking to join the UGI Save Smart Energy Upgrades program? Use the link below to register to become an approved contractor.