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  • Home Energy Audits - Chicago and surrounding areas
  • Heating and Air Conditioning Evaluation, Desgn and Sizing
  • Experts in Aeroseal Duct Sealing
  • Indoor Air Quality Specialists
  • Certified Combustion Safety Testing

 Training: RESNET ► BPI ► Continuing Ed HERS Rater Providership







Our instructors are certified energy auditors who work in homes everyday.
Their real-life experience combined with our on-site training house makes our sessions fun, interactive and great preparation for employment in the field!

May 10, 2016
An Event for Building Inspectors:
"Exploring the Performance Path to IECC Code Compliance"
Join the open discussion with our roundtable of experts.
Details and RSVP here


June 13-17, 2016           
BPI's Building Analyst, Envelope Professional
and/or RESNET Class

Train for all or just one of these certifications.
More info here

Introducing Reduced-Rate Group Proctoring Days
for RESNET & BPI Re-certification Exams!


Group testing will be held on the 2nd Tuesday of every month
for anyone who needs to take the RESNET and/or BPI written exams
to renew their certification. Group sessions mean lower exam fees for you!
Training or review sessions will not be held at this time.
May 10, June 14, July 12, August 9
Call to reserve your day!

BPI-certified auditors need 30 CEUs in a 3 year cycle.
RESNET Raters need 18 CEUs in a 3 year cycle.
(Consult the applicable Standards for more information on CE requirements.)

Water and Moisture Management in New & Existing Construction
ALA, RESNET & BPI Continuing Education

March 18, 2016
9:00 - 12:00
Park Ridge, IL
Registration Info


Rent our Training House!
Our BPI-approved training house can be rented for training or field exams.
Use our proctors or bring your own!
Call for availability.


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Contractors: IECC 2015 ► Energy Star 3.1 ► Manual J/D/S




  Lifebreath Clean Indoor Air Systems


  • NEW!  Illinois accepts IECC 2015 building code in 2016.
    Naperville will enforce air flow/ventilation tests for new construction beginning Jan. 31, 2016. Sec. 403.6.6.2

  • Duct Leak Tests 
  • Blower Door Tests
  • Air Flow & Ventilation Tests
  • HERS Ratings
  • Energy Modeling 
  • Energy Star 3.1 Verifications
  • Mechanical Sizing and Design (MEP)- Manual J, D, S
  • We are Lifebreath Distributors - HRVs, ERVs and Clean Air Furnaces-per ASHRAE

Call 800-737-2299 to schedule an appointment

Aeroseal Duct Sealing ► Residential and Commercial Services


Aeroseal on Ask This Old House

Aeroseal on PBS HomeTime 2016
Aeroseal on 
 Ask This Old House® 

  • Want a more comfortable home or building? Aeroseal leaky air ducts for more even warm and cool air to all rooms.  
  • Want healthier indoor air? Aeroseal duct work to reduce the amount of dust, humidity, fumes and other irritants spread throughout a home or building - ideal for allergy sufferers!
  • Want lower utility costs? Aeroseal duct leaks to improve HVAC performnce and keep conditioned air from leaking outside. Lower utility costs by as much as 30% a year.
  • Want to increase the life of your HVAC system? Aeroseal the duct work and reduce the strain on the entire system.
  • Of course you want to protect the environment! Aeroseal will reduce your energy use and lower your carbon footprint.

    Rebates are now available for qualifying Aeroseal on existing homes. 
    See ComEd and Nicor for more info!

    Give us a call - we'll give you a quote!

  Visit our showroom and training center:  

538 Busse Highway  
Park Ridge, IL 60068

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March 31, 2016
Priority Energy can customize training and continuing education sessions for your company.
The Newman Restoration Group just completed a workshop with Mr. Schildgen on insulation. weatherization and indoor air quality.
The one-day curriculum led students through building science principles and a hands-on practice with props. 

March 9, 2016
Priority Energy's Robert Schildgen will give Continuing Education session at NASCHI's March meeting.

Join us at the ALA Conference on October 6, 2015!
Robert Schildgen will give a presentation at 8:00 AM on "Selling Healthier Indoor Air Quality".
It's a one-day event!-Don't miss it! ALA Credits are given for attendance!

 July 2015
EPA Confirms Poor Indoor Air Quality Contributes to Upper Respiratory Problems; Priority Energy Adds Indoor Air Quality Assessments and Improvements to Line of Home Comfort Services Read more...

April 2015
Priority Energy Anounces a Special Event with Dr. Joe Lstiburek, "The Dean of North American Building Science” says WSJ

February 2015 
Priority Energy and Albany Park Community Center Partner Again to Provide Complimentary BPI Energy Auditor Training for Under-Employed Cook County Residents Read more...

January 2015
Aeroseal Case Study: Duct Sealing Saves Homeowner $600 on Annual Heating and Cooling Costs

December 2014
Priority Energy Announces an Affordable Continuing Education Opportunity in 2015 for BPI Certified Residential Contractors and Energy Auditors  Read more... 

October 2014
Priority Energy Leads DOE Plate & Beam Wall System Trial for Chicago Builder
September 2014
Priority Energy Announces Energy Efficiency Continuing Education Classes for Home Inspectors

August 2014

Priority Energy Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary; Energy Efficiency Products, Services and Training in Chicago and Midwest 
July 2014
Priority Energy...and Skokie's Mayor Van Dusen celebrate the ground breaking at Floral Ave;...twenty homes engineered to have unsurpassed energy efficiency and comfort levels Read more...
May 2014

Priority Energy Adds Affordable, High Performance Windows and Doors by Intus-Beautiful European Design and Superior Energy Efficiency for Mainstream Builders and Remodelers
Read more
April 2014
Owner of 10,000 s.f. house tears off commercial grade Tyvek wrap and replaces it with Priority Energy's Enviro-Dri sealant

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March 2014
Recent PBS Series "Ask This Old House®" Episode Promotes Benefits of Duct Sealing with Aeroseal; One of Priority Energy’s Cutting-Edge Energy Efficiency Services

February 2014
Priority Energy and Streetscape Development Plan 27 New Builders Challenge Award Homes in Skokie, IL

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We sell Energy Auditing equipment.
Starter equipment DEALS or advanced technology available. 

FLIR Infrared Cameras, Retrotec Blower Doors, Lascar CO Detectors,
Bacharach Combustion Analyzers, and more.

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For utility and fuel provider rebates, eligibility and amounts are determined by your utility and fuel providers. For federal tax credits, consult your tax advisor for eligibility and details under the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (P.L. 111-312, 12/17/10).  Priority Energy bears no responsibility if you do not qualify for or receive any rebates or credits. Advertised available rebates and tax credits are as of January 1, 2011. We only guarantee audit results if the home owner installs the home improvements and obtains utility and fuel bills for the 12 months before the whole house assessment for the premises where the improvements are to be made. The BPI logo is a trademark of the Building Performance Institute, Inc.  Priority Energy nationally recognized home performance leader.  The cost of the whole-house assessment will be applied to the cost of any home improvement project performed by Priority Energy.   "Right-sizing" refers to the process of determining which heating, ventilating, and air conditioning system should be used in any particular structure, savings vary. Find out why in the seller's fact sheet on R-values. Higher R-values means greater insulating power. Savings from each product will depend on the product or combination of products installed.  ENERGY STAR® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 


Priority Energy is a Chicago area based home energy audit, Aeroseal Duct Sealing, energy efficient retrofit, IECC Training Center and BPI & RESNET Energy Audit Training company servicing towns such as:

Addison * Algonquin * Antioch * Arlington Heights * Aurora * Bannockburn * Barrington * Barrington Hills * Bartlett * Batavia * Bedford Park * Bensenville * Berwyn * Bloomingdale * Bolingbrook * Brookfield * Buffalo * Grove * Burbank * Carol stream * Carpentersville * Chicago * Chicago Ridge * Cicero * Cook County * Crystal Lake * Darien * Deer Park * Deerfield * Des Plaines * Diamond Lake * Downers Grove * Dundee * Echo Lake * Elgin * Elk Grove Village * Elmhurst * Elmwood Park * Evanston * Forest Lake * Fox Lake * Fox River Grove * Fox Valley * Franklin Park * Gilmer * Glencoe * Glendale Heights * Glenview * Golf * Grayslake * Green Oaks * Gurnee * Half Day * Hampshire * Hanover Park * Hawthron Woods * Highland Park * Highwood * Hinsdale * Hoffman Estates * Huntley * Indian Creek * Inverness * Island Lake * Ivanhoe * Joilet * Kenilworth * Kildeer * LaGrange * Lake Barrington * Lake Bluff * Lake County * Lake Forest * Lake In The Hills * Lake Zurich * Libertyville * Lincolnshire * Lincolnwood * Lisle * Lombard * Long Grove * Maywood * Medinah * Mettawa * Morton Grove * Mount Prospect * Mudelein * Mundelein * Naperville * Niles * Norridge * North Barrington * North Chicag * Northbrook * Northfield * Oak Brook * Oak Lawn * Oak Park * Palatine * Palos Hills * Park Ridge * Prairie View * Prospect Heights * River Forest * River Grove * Riverwoods * Rockford * Rolling Meadow * Romeoville * Rondout * Roselle * Rosemont * Round Lake * Saint Charles * Schaumberg * Schiller Park * Skokie * South Barrington * South Elgin * Streamwood * Streamwood * Sylvan Lake * Vernon Hills * Waconda * Wadsworth * Warrenville * Waukegan * West Chicago * Westchester * Wheaton * Wheeling * Wilmette * Winnetka * Wonder Lake * Zion


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