AG&C
                            
                              An Energy Efficiency Solutions Company

 
 Jeff Geissen, CPA
jeff@austingreenconservation.com
512-832-1700

 



  
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Home Energy Audits for Sellers
          Pre-Certified  Sales Audit and Inspection

                                           

Let AG&C make this easy for you and your Agent. Here's how it works:

• You schedule your Sellers Energy Audit by calling 512-832-1700
• We perform the Energy Audit which takes about 2 hours
• We provide you with a copy of the Audit
• We file the Audit with Austin Energy

Click here to see a copy of the ECAD Audit Form:
Click here to see Austin Energy’s Audit Ordinance:

More Information on the Sellers Energy Audit:
This Audit is for Homeowners selling their homes that need to provide potential buyers with Home Energy Audits per Austin’s new Energy Conservation Audit and Disclosure (ECAD) Ordinance effective June 1, 2009. This audit is designed to meet the requirements of the Ordinance and it includes a Duct Blasting diagnostic, visual inspection of attic insulation and other energy efficiency measures.

If you would like a summary, please see below:

• Residential Energy Audit - As of June 1, 2009 the owner of a home must, before the time of sale have an energy audit. The owner of a home must provide a copy of the energy audit to the purchaser or prospective purchaser of the home before the time of sale and the person performing the audit must provide a copy of the energy audit to the city not later than 30 days after the audit is complete.

Exemptions
If home is meeting any one of the following conditions you do not need an audit:
• Is less than 10 years old at the time of sale
• Has received at least three energy-efficiency improvements or a total of $500 in rebates through Austin Energy residential energy-efficiency offerings within 10 years before the sale
• Has received free energy-efficiency improvements through Austin Energy residential energy-efficiency offerings within 10 years before the sale
• Is a condominium
• Is manufactured housing (a mobile home) built on a permanent chassis and designed for use without a permanent foundation.
• Changes ownership and the transfer of the title occurs under one of the following:
• Foreclosure sale, trustee's sale, or deed in lieu of foreclosure
• Pre-foreclosure sale, in which the seller reached an agreement with the mortgage holder to sell the property for an amount less than the amount owed on the mortgage
• Threat or exercise of eminent domain
• Gift from one family member to another family member without consideration
• Court order or probate proceedings
• Decree of legal separation or dissolution of marriage or property settlement agreement incidental to such a decree