Give Your Rental Properties a Competitive Edge
Empower is an energy services company with a mission to help energy users consistently lower their utility bills. For landlords like you, our four energy services and product packages are designed to make your rental properties more valuable and more marketable. Our turnkey solutions provide landlords with:
- Energy management capabilities
- Options that make rental properties more energy efficient
- Increased value of your property
- Lower maintenance and up-keep costs
The end result is a more marketable property for tenants because they will enjoy more affordable, comfortable and healthier living environments.
In addition, Empower is the one of the only energy services company to use a process and products that meet the U.S. Department of Energy’s Home Performance with Energy Star high standards. So when you work with Empower, your property is on the Energy Star pathway to performance.
Your Path to Energy Star Package: $200/property
- 21-Point energy assessment
- Home Performance with Energy Star recognition and certificate if property meets standards
- Provide recommendations and path to achieving Home Performance with Energy Star
This valuable home energy assessment will certify your property Home Performance with Energy Star and/or provide you with energy efficiency solutions that will put your rental properties on the path to meeting the Home Performance with Energy Star standards. Home Performance with Energy Star is a nationally recognized brand that will signal to tenants that their unit will be a more comfortable, healthier living environment with lower utility costs.
If your property doesn’t yet meet Home Performance with Energy Star standards, Empower will show you the lowest cost solutions to get you there, and will schedule the contractors for install and perform quality assurance to make sure the job was done right the first time.
The energy efficiency package to bring your properties up to Home Performance with Energy Star standards includes:
Attic/Crawl space insulation by Owens Corning
Air sealing of attic, ducts and basement
ecobee™ energy management system
LED light bulbs in high use areas
Energy Monitoring & Management with ecobee Package: $450/property
- 21-point energy assessment
- Installation of and training on ecobee
- WiFi/4G enabled connectivity (if needed)
- Annual energy use report to help you be informed of the total living expenses of your property
See real time temperature and equipment data with the ecobee Smart Thermostat. Have peace of mind knowing that your property doesn’t suffer damage from frozen pipes or other heating and cooling issues. Our Energy Monitoring & Management with ecobee package instantly provides landlords with alerts about equipment failures, temperature spikes or pipe freezes. and insures that your equipment runs as little as possible, thereby extending the life of your furnace and air conditioning equipment by 20-40%.
Empower HVAC Tune-Up: $450/property
- Heating combustion adjustment
- Balancing and insulation of ducts to optimize static pressure
- Sealing main duct trunk
- Cleaning of coils
- Cleaning the fan blades
- Replacement of filters
Get peak performance and lower heating and cooling bills with the Empower HVAC Tune-Up. Our HVAC Tune-Up ensures the existing equipment installation is optimized and operating the “best it possibly can” under the current conditions. It is a one-time event performed by one of our experts.
A better performing heating and cooling system will mean the equipment will run less often and consume less energy to satisfy the need. Energy savings are captured when the equipment is performing better as it is converting more energy at the input to heating or cooling at the output. The savings are realized through less equipment run-time and also less fan run-time. Energy savings are also captured when the duct work is performing better as it is ensuring more of the heating and cooling is getting to the living space. Because less is lost along the way, the equipment will need to run less often to otherwise compensate for those losses.
Empower HVAC Long Life Package: $800/property
Package Features: Combination of our Energy Monitoring & Management package and HVAC Tune-Up.
Extend the life of your HVAC equipment, reduce maintenance costs and have greater transparency into how your property is using energy.
Empower’s HVAC Long Life package is a unique combination of products and services that will keep your HVAC system in tip-top shape. Protect your assets and help your tenants save money on their heating and cooling. Receive alerts of equipment failures, monitor the temperature in your property and gain valuable information to help prospective tenants understand their total cost of living when they choose your property.
And save $100 by combining Package 2 and 3.