Serving Roanoke, Blacksburg, Floyd, Greensboro and Winston-Salem

Scott Katznelson

Scott Katznelson

The Green Detective

Based in Floyd County, VA, I’m nationally-certified by the Building Performance Institute (BPI) since 2009, and have performed hundreds of Energy Assessments for single-family, multi-family and commercial properties.

I’m also a trainer at CHP Energy Solutions Research & Training, and have done both training and quality assurance inspections throughout the nation.


In January we engaged Scott Katznelson to do an energy audit of our older home prior to beginning extensive rehabilitation projects.

Scott made a thorough inspection of our house, conducted an air infiltration test using the blower, and took various infrared photos of the exterior to analyze effectiveness of insulation.

He followed up quickly with a clear and concise report of relevant issues with useful recommendations to remedy problems.

This audit has provided much helpful guidance in prioritizing our house rehab projects, and was well worth the money spent on it.

Peter J., Meadows of Dan, VA

Four Ways Your Property Will Benefit From A Home Energy Assessment:

Save on your energy bills

An energy assessment of your home is the only way to accurately find out where your house is wasting energy.

Enjoy a more comfortable and safer home

Improving the energy efficiency of your home leads to less drafty rooms and a more even temperature throughout. It can solve moisture problems that are a leading cause of both house deterioration and indoor air quality issues. Also, if you have a gas or oil furnace and/or water heater, we will also make sure that no gases or fumes are spilling back into your home and poisoning the air of your home.

Improve the resale value of your home

Alongside a traditional home inspection, no other report gives more assurance to prospective home-buyers than a complete energy assessment. The audit will allow them to predict not only how much energy it will take to heat and cool the home, but also where their efforts will best be spent on improving those conditions.

Reduce your carbon footprint

The American population makes up nearly 4% of the human species, but we produce over 21% of the world’s CO2 emissions. It is estimated that if all the world’s people lived like the average American, we would need over five planets to support us sustainably. You can do your part to remedy this by reducing your energy consumption.

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