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Home Energy Checkup


Home Energy Checkup

Make sure your home stays as energy efficient as possible by requesting a free Home Energy Snapshot today. You'll get customized tips, usage comparisons and other energy information specific to your home.1

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  1. Request your free Home Energy Snapshot.
  2. Check out your Home Efficiency Rating and the energy-efficiency tips outlined in your Snapshot.
  3. If recommended, schedule an In-Home Consultation to get personalized strategies for making your home more efficient.

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Home Energy Snapshot

Generated the moment you complete the request form, the Home Energy Snapshot leverages historical usage data to give you:

  • A report of your home's average electricity usage over the last year
  • A Home Efficiency Rating, based on comparisons with similar homes
  • Tips to improve your home's energy efficiency
  • A baseline with which to measure your home's efficiency progress

Home Efficiency Ratings are updated once per month, but you can request Home Energy Snapshots as often as you like. Snapshots requested before the next month's usage update will not include any new usage data.

To receive a Snapshot, your home must be at least one year old.

Start by requesting your Home Energy Snapshot online.

Request Your Snapshot

In-Home Consultation 

If your Home Efficiency Rating indicates inefficiencies in electricity use, we may recommend scheduling an In-Home Consultation. At your request, a Reliant Home Energy Consultant will visit your home, review your Snapshot with you, thoroughly examine your home and leave you with your Closer Look, an at-a-glance guide containing your home's personalized assessment and practical solutions for improvement.

Within 48 hours of your In-Home Consultation, your Home Energy Consultant will send you your Big Picture, a detailed report that includes all the factors assessed during your consultation, plus specific actions you can take.

The In-Home Consultation evaluates your:

  • Home characteristics — such as age, size, type and number of stories
  • Heating and cooling system — including the fuel source, system size and SEER rating
  • Appliances
  • Thermostat type and automation
  • Return air system
  • Insulation type, location, depth and R-value
  • Ductwork design, connections, sizing, performance, seal method, type and R-value
  • Attic ventilation types and amounts
  • Window seals and caulking
  • Interior and exterior lighting

Call 1-855-887-2190 to schedule your In-Home Consultation. You can request an In-Home Consultation once per year.

Additional comparison tools

To compare your home with a smaller sample of comparable homes, you can use Energy Compare, available in the Reliant Weekly Summary Email and in your online account. Because Energy Compare measures your home against a smaller geographic area and a more limited group of homes than the Home Energy Snapshot, the comparison may differ.

Helpful information

Terms, conditions and other restrictions

1All features of the Home Energy Checkup may not be available to all customers. Some restrictions apply. Snapshots can only be generated for single-family homes that are at least one year old. The In-Home Consultation is only available to single-family homes in the Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex areas. Limit one consultation per customer each year. Scheduling is based on availability.

2Estimates are based on average consumption by comparable dwellings in the same area and are not are not exact predictors. Your electricity bills may vary. The Reliant Bill Estimator should be used for informational purposes only.

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