Chris Shepherd, the owner, gave us three options in a timely manner at an awesome price.
Very knowledgeable. Answered all questions we had in a straight forward manner, and had open communication throughout the process.
Very knowledgeable. Performed the work that was advertised.
My home is SO much better I don't event know what to say. In the 12 years my family and l have lived in this house it has never been comfortable in the winter or summer. There has always been a cold draft of some kind that you could actually feel on your face in the winter. Replacing all of the windows, putting blankets in front of the door jams and sealing off the fireplace barely even helped. One cold month in February 2014 our energy bill was a whooping $697 for keeping the house at 65º! I had actually given up on ever being comfortable in my home. And I had no budget left to do any more improvements for quite some time.
For our specific needs your company was the best fit. Spray foam around the can lights and fans, walls etc. Not only is our house bearable now, my allergies and migraines are better! Pretty sure it was sealing those gaps. Omg! My heater is also not shutting off. I wish I could have afforded tinhabe insulation blown into the walls because that is the only place we still feel cold coming in from. You have no idea how nice it is to wake up to a warm house after freezing!!!! Or maybe you do!
Your company was highly recommended by Doug at Hader who aerosealed the heating/cooling ducts. You are also a recommended contractor on Duke Energy's website. I did not feel it necessary to check out the competition.
I had researched a lot of information about how best to insulate a house. I had a few different quotes from companies and I was looking for key things for them to say. Basically they all said, "we'll just put in cellulose." The reason I went with Chris is for two reasons. First, he looks at this from an ecological aspect. Doing this is the best way to make your home "greener" thus saving on energy usage and pollution. Secondly, because he looks at every house as a snowflake where no two are alike. He inspected every part of my home and came up with a detailed plan that involved air sealing (the most important) then a combination of foam and cellulose. He was excellent to work with and extremely knowledgeable. His crew - especially Jason - were great to work with. Both gentleman have very high standards for themselves and want to make sure the customer is satisfied. I have no reservation recommending Chris and his company to anyone looking for improving their house.
I cannot say enough good things about Chris Shepherd and his Dr. Energy Saver team. They were extremely professional and thorough from start to finish, and we have been much more comfortable in our home. We bought new geothermal units for our 50 year old home when we purchased it a couple of years ago. We thought the geothermal unit that was solely responsible for heating and cooling the second level of our house was malfunctioning so we had it inspected and had someone come out to service it because it just couldn't hold the temperature setting even though it ran almost constantly. But the unit seemed fine. Finally, we thought that we needed to consider that it might be a different problem altogether. So my husband did some research and we called Dr. Energy Saver. Throughout the diagnostic process, which was very informative and spot-on as it turned out, Chris and his team kept us up to date on the needs of our home and how to fix them. We actually learned a lot about making our home more energy-efficient. We were concerned about pricing since we were correcting some mistakes made by previous insulation installers and adding insulation in places that had never been insulated; they brought us two detailed, cost-effective estimates, customized everything for us and were very pleasant to work with. When they began working on our home, some unexpected challenges arose, including tornado warnings and loss of electricity, but they handled everything with professionalism and excelled in solving the problems, and in a way that was no extra cost to us. They were willing to put in extra time daily to finish the job on time. And in the end, we were thrilled with the results. It has been almost a year now, and our home has been cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter. We had grown accustomed to some areas of our home varying in temperature from the rest of the house and didn't realize how extreme the differences really were until the problem was fixed. We no longer have to tweak the thermostats all the time to keep the temperature regulated. It is hard to believe the profound improvement we have seen in our home. I highly recommend Chris and Dr. Energy Saver.
Chris was very patient with me and a pleasure to work with.