ENERGY STAR Service Providers – NOVA
The following companies are LEAP’s ENERGY STAR service providers in northern Virginia. They have been pre-qualified for our residential programs and have signed a contract for services which stipulates the insurances they are required to carry, customer service expectations, and references. To be eligible for LEAP’s Home Performance with ENERGY STAR certificate, instant cash rebates and financing opportunities, you must work with a contractor in our network.
To get started, create a home energy profile and enroll online.
Home Performance with ENERGY STAR Service Providers in northern Virginia
• The Home Energy Detective *
• CroppMetcalfe *
• Home Energy Medics *
• EDGE Energy*
• The Fifth Fuel
• Home Energy Savings Solutions*
• Home Performance Solutions*
• Lensis Builders*
• McCrea Heating and Air*
• Commonwealth Sustainability Works*
• Positive Energy
• Phelps & Phelps
• Green Nation Energy
*Responsible Contracting Company (RCC): LEAP requires that all homeowners choose a Responsible Contracting Company to coordinate the work of the other contractors on the project. This is important to ensure that the work on each home happens in the correct sequence and that any safety and health issues are addressed as a priority.
The Home Energy Detective
Since 2007 The Home Energy Detective, Inc. has been leading the way in the Home Performance industry. We apply the latest and most up to date building science practices in an effort to educate homeowners on how to improve their homes in several different areas. Comfort, Health, Safety, and energy efficiency. In 2011 The Home Energy Detective, Inc. reported the most completed jobs and the most jobs that saved more than 20% in energy savings for the Northern Virginia Home Performance with energy Star Program. We offer a full home energy audit and we write a report and itemized list of recommended repairs while we are with the homeowner. All reports are delivered on the spot so that the homeowner has the opportunity to have all of their questions answered.
So, if you want to “Discover The Facts” about what you need for your home, please call now 703-999-2590 and ask for Troy Tanner, he is the owner and would be happy to answer any questions you may have.
CroppMetcalfe was founded and established in 1979 by Mitchell Cropp, and has remained a family owned business by Mitchell and his sons ever since. CroppMetcalfe’s mission has always been to provide the ultimate in air conditioning, heating, plumbing, indoor air quality, pest control, security systems, and home theater for your home and business. Superior quality and service has fueled continuous growth, making CroppMetcalfe one of the largest contractors in the Washington Metropolitan area.
Over the years CroppMetcalfe dedication to the customer has earned us numerous awards, including Contractor Magazine’s “Contractor of the Year” award, as well as the highly coveted Carrier “President’s Award. While hundreds of companies have come and gone, CroppMetcalfe has left an indelible mark on both the industry and community by setting the standard others strive to reach.
Home Energy Medics
Home Energy Medics is a highly respected, full service home performance company, conducting energy audits and performing improvements such as air sealing, duct sealing, insulation, and HVAC system modifications. Our energy audits for homes and commercial buildings find the source of problems such as cold/hot rooms, high utility bills, and allergies or other health issues. Home Energy Medic’s team of certified building science experts and skilled professionals work closely with our clients to prioritize and fix these problems with cost effective solutions that also reduce carbon footprint. We arrive on time; we take time to listen; we regularly communicate via phone and email with our clients throughout the whole process; we treat our clients’ home as we would our own; and we follow up after the work to ensure complete client satisfaction. You’ve got a problem? We’ve got the prescription!
EDGE Energy is a licensed, insured, and bonded performance-based contractor in (DC, VA, and MD) incorporating green building standards during energy-saving installations for home and business owners. Our special focus is Deep-Energy Retrofit projects (DERs) involving energy audits, air-sealing and insulation, solar PV and solar hot water, geo-thermal, and advanced HVAC systems. Our installation crews, energy consultants, and Quality Assurance staff are all EDGE employees who are highly trained under numerous building science, weatherization, and renewable energy designations (e.g. BPI, NABCEP, RESNET, CETEC, and NAHB). Our Company started in 2006 with 2 employees and has managed to grow substantially over the past 7 years, now employing 24 people in 3 states. As a core value to our customer service philosophy, we post-test 100% of our jobs and always assist homeowners with their tax credits and utility grant and rebate paperwork – just trying to make “going green” a little easier. Toll free: 888-586-3343.
The Fifth Fuel
Why choose The Fifth Fuel? With over 40 years of combined experience in the industry, we’re not new to energy conservation and building science. Our team receive ongoing training to stay on top of building science innovations. We are qualified to perform even the most complicated diagnostic testing on your home or business. The Fifth Fuel will come to your building site, existing home or commercial space and perform a complete inspection to determine where your building is losing energy, then prepare for you a detailed plan of what is available to maximize you energy dollars. Our team is continually being trained in the building science innovation. Our team is both BPI (Building Performance Institute) and HERS (Home Energy Rating System) certified. 877.5TH.FUEL (877.584.3835) E-mail: email@example.com
Home Performance Solutions
Home Performance Solutions offers a BPI, Building Performance Institute assessment of your whole house that can help you increase personal comfort, cure unhealthy conditions, save on energy bills and minimize your impact on the environment. We take a whole-house approach to pin-point specific problems with our state of the art diagnostic equipment. Our assessment report prioritizes and recommends improvements based primarily on cost effectiveness, and provides cost estimates for our recommendations. 5765F Burke Centre Pkwy., #133, Burke, VA 22015. 703-310-7114, CustomerCare@yourhps.net
Home Energy Saving Solutions
At Home Energy Saving Solutions, our MISSION is to provide homeowners with comprehensive energy audits and solutions that will assess and improve comfort, alleviate unhealthy conditions, save on energy bills, and reduce energy usage’s impact on the environment. Our audits are extremely thorough and fully explained in an easy to understand language and report. Our solutions can have an immediate and dramatic impact on the comfort levels in the home, as well as substantially reduce energy usage. Our excellent customer service and quality of work has earned us a Super Service reward from Angie’s List for 2011 and 2012, and we offer discounts to Angie’s List members and Military personnel. The most common energy efficiency improvement services we implement involve air sealing, insulating, duct sealing, and crawlspace encapsulations. Send an e-mail to info@VirginiaEnergyAudit.net, or call us at 703.260.1933.
ecobeco is a provider of Home Energy Audits under the Maryland Home Performance with ENERGY STAR® program and LEAP-Virginia. ecobeco’s energy efficiency experts provide prioritized, actionable advice and facilitate the selection of contractors to get work done. ecobeco is the largest energy auditor by volume in Maryland, and our auditors bring industry-leading depth of experience. ecobeco was awarded the 2009 Maryland Home Performance Contractor of the Year by the Maryland Energy Administration. ecobeco was also awarded the 2010 and 2011 Angie’s List Super Service Award. ecobeco is a winner of the Department of Energy’s Century Award for Home Performance Contractors, and the City of Rockville Environmental Excellence Award. ecobeco is a founding member of Efficiency First. Contact us at 240 396 2141 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule an Energy Audit.
Lensis Builders/ Energy Masters of Virginia
Energy Masters of Virginia, LLC is a subsidiary of Lensis Builders Inc. – a reputable Class A Residential Design/Build firm in the Northern Virginia area. We specialize in many areas of Home Performance – to include Home Energy Audits, Duct Testing, Infrared Camera Testing, Energy Star for new homes, LEED For Homes Verifications by certified Raters, HERS Ratings, National Association of Home Builders Green Verifications, and of course any repairs or upgrades needed to make your home more efficient, comfortable, and economical.
McCrea Heating & Air
McCrea is a 75 year old HVAC company that has serves both the Northern and Central Virginia regions. McCrea provides the best products and services to our customers. With over 75 years of working experience we are the experts in heating, air conditioning, and indoor air quality. McCrea covers all areas of HVAC needs such as new construction, engineering, renovation, service, geothermal, maintenance, or system replacement if you have any HVAC need we can help. Our motto is “quality service the first time every time that is the McCrea way”
Commonwealth Sustainability Works
Commonwealth Sustainability Works was founded by Andrew Grigsby in 2001 to provide a full range of sustainability consulting services to clients including homeowners, builders, non-profit organizations, corporations, and small businesses. Green building has been the firm’s primary focus from the beginning – drawing on Grigsby’s construction experience dating back to the mid-1980s. For the LEAP program, CSW offers complete energy auditing services, including blower door testing, duct leakage testing, infrared photography, energy modeling, and combustion safety testing. Our information-packed reports provide clear guidance to do-it-yourselfers and professionals. We are an independent energy auditor, interested only in our clients’ safety, comfort, and energy savings, not in selling a particular solution. Grigsby is a Certified Home Energy Rater, a LEED® Accredited Professional, and a BPI Building Analyst and Envelope Professional. See www.commonwealthsustainability.com for more information or call 540/219-8912. email@example.com
Positive Energy was founded by Patrick and Kevin Michaelyan. Patrick–a student of environmental policy and energy analysis, an accredited building performance professional, and a licensed contractor–manages the operations. Kevin–a student of business administration and tax law, and a licensed certified public accountant–manages the business. Our focus is on the homeowner. He or she will effectively have to pay for such repairs and replacements in the coming years if we maintain the status quo. To delay these repairs and potentially prevent the need for additional power plants and power distribution infrastructure, we can invest in cost-effective energy efficiency improvements and energy conservation measures at the individual home or business owner level. We provide energy audits in order to determine what improvements you can make to increase your home’s comfort, safety, & durability; decrease your energy bills; and ultimately increase the value of your home. We provide consulting, management and installation services in order to help you realize the improvements. Email: PositivePBM@gmail.com (Patrick) PositiveKNM@gmail.com (Kevin) Telephone: 978.376.0478 (Patrick) 508.322.0061 (Kevin)
Phelps & Phelps
Phelps & Phelps Residential can arrange home performance assessments and implement strategies, based on the assessment results, designed to improe the energy performance, durability, and health and safety of your home. If you need your home updated, maintained, a new room addition, a complete renovation, or a new home from the ground up, we have the team with the experience and expertise to complete the project with minmal disruption–on time and on budget. If you are considering buying or selling a home, Phelps & Phelps Consulting can review 3rd party home inspections, verify the results, and provide all the necessary repair and or remediation work necessary.
Our mission is simple: We provide high-quality construction; we maintain attentive and thorough service; we work with minimal disruption to our clients. Our proficiency in a broad range of construction skills enables us to handle the small, routine projects with expediency. For larger projects, we are able to assemble the required team quickly, including all the major trades and many of the obscure trades that enable us to address most any construction related project.
Our professional staff reflects broad-based skills in construction and project management. Our teams are prepared to handle a variety of projects, addressing such aspects as: cost estimating, scheduling, construction trouble-shooting, cosultation and assessment, home performance improvements, preventative maintenance, and need repairs.Contact: Tim Mullen firstname.lastname@example.org 202-438-703
Green National Energy (GNE)
Green Nation Energy (GNE), a local energy evaluation firm serving the DC Metro Area, excels at listening and understanding your goals for improving energy use within your home or business. Whether your goal is to improve comfort, reduce energy costs, increase the use of renewables or reduce your carbon footprint, GNE will focus on your key concerns during the Energy Evaluation. We use state of the art testing equipment including a blower door, infrared analysis and duct testing equipment to gather information from you home. Our comprehensive report includes prioritized recommendations – a detailed roadmap on how to meet your goals –as well as detailed analysis of your utility bills that establishes a baseline for making future decisions and calculating savings. We work with a number of quality contractors in the DC Metro area that we can introduce you to including insulators, HVAC companies including geothermal, weatherization and duct repair, and solar installers that will get the job done right. To contact us, please call 703-994-8028 or send an email to email@example.com. Ralph Yatsko, owner of GNE, will be happy to answer any questions you may have regarding a comprehensive energy evaluation for your home or business.
*Responsible Contracting Company: This company has been certified by LEAP to act as a certified as a ‘Responsible Contracting Company’ (RCC) meaning it is a company that can coordinate the work of the other contractors on the project. LEAP requires that all homeowners to choose a ‘Responsible Contracting Company’ (RCC) to coordinate the work of the other contractors on the project. This is important so that the work on each home happens in the correct sequence and to ensure that any safety or health issues are addressed as a priority.