It is time we take control over protecting our planet and our pocketbooks. With The Fifth Fuel, you can do both.
We will help you ensure your home or commercial space is running as cleanly and efficiently as possible for decades of utility savings and increased comfort. Our team has helped numerous home and business owners in Alexandria, Arlington, Falls Church, Mclean, and Fairfax, Virginia and the Metro DC areas save money with energy efficiency upgrades.
Why Choose The Fifth Fuel?
The Fifth Fuel is a family owned and operated business. With over 30 years of experience in the industry, we’re not new to energy conservation and building science. As leaders in energy efficiency, we invest in educating our staff. The Fifth Fuel team receives ongoing training to stay on top of building science innovations.
We are qualified to perform even the most complicated diagnostic testing on your home or business. The Fifth Fuel will come to your building site, existing home, or commercial space and perform a complete inspection to determine where your building is losing energy. We then prepare a detailed plan of what is available to maximize your energy dollars and comfort while simultaneously benefitting the environment.
Our Energy-Saving Services
The Fifth Fuel provides many home and business upgrades to boost the energy efficiency of your property. Our team can get to the root cause of energy efficiency issues and provide effective and lasting solutions. The Fifth Fuel uses blower door testing and infrared cameras, taking a scientific approach to building science.
We air seal and insulate walls, ceilings, attics, crawlspaces, and floors with spray foam, cellulose, or fiberglass insulation. The Fifth Fuel inspects ductwork, sealing connections and insulating ducts in unconditioned spaces to boost efficiency and prevent condensation.
The Fifth Fuel Certifications
The Fifth Fuel team is continually being trained in building science innovation, allowing us to be leaders in energy efficiency improvements throughout Northern Virginia and Metro Maryland. Our team is BPI (Building Performance Institute) and RESNET (Residential Energy Services Network) certified, and we are an ENERGY STAR Partner as a home energy rater. The Fifth Fuel is also licensed by the State of Virginia as a residential building energy analyst firm.