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Focused on the
comfort, health, and
efficiency of your home.

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Focused on the
comfort, health, and
efficiency of your home.

Seeking An Energy Efficiency Expert For Your Central Virginia Home Or Business?

Responsible House is a locally owned and operated business dedicated to providing building science solutions for your Central Virginia home or business.

Our building science specialists have a variety of scientific solutions to get to the bottom of and resolve what is causing high energy bills, comfort issues or health problems in your Central Virginia home or commercial business. If you have questions about your home or building’s efficiency and health, rest assured that the experts at Responsible House have the answers.

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Insulation

It’s impossible to be comfortable in an underinsulated house! If you’re blasting the AC in the summer, cranking up the heat in the winter, and still struggling to stay comfortable, it may be time for an insulation upgrade.

Crawlspace Repair

Tired of drafty rooms? We specialize in making your home an energy efficient home. A home where the air flow brings comfort, and not chills.

Commercial Services

For decades, Responsible House has been providing professional building and energy efficiency services to homeowners and businesses throughout Central Virginia.

About Us

Responsible House is a highly experienced contracting company that specializes in energy efficiency upgrades for homes and commercial buildings in Central Virginia.

Drafty House?

Air sealing is the most overlooked solution to a drafty house. It is the #1 thing we do that can turn your house into a warm, cozy haven you won’t want to leave. It all starts with the law of thermodynamics.

In Need Of Crawl Space Repair?

Your crawl space impacts your entire home! Keep it clean, dry, and healthy with professional crawl space repair and encapsulation services.

Air Quality Issues?

The air you breathe and the water you drink have a significant impact on your health. To keep your water supply clean and healthy, you use a plumbing system to control the water that comes into your house.

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Home Efficiency Issues: Why It’s Not Your Windows

Home Efficiency Issues: Why It’s Not Your Windows

Keep your home protected from indoor air quality issues and high energy bills with the building-science based crawl space services from Responsible House. Get started today.

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How Your Crawl Space Affects Your Whole Home Health

How Your Crawl Space Affects Your Whole Home Health

Keep your home protected from indoor air quality issues and high energy bills with the building-science based crawl space services from Responsible House. Get started today.

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How Insulation Works in the Winter

How Insulation Works in the Winter

Learn about insulation and air sealing, and how they keep your home comfortable and efficient throughout the winter. Schedule your free estimate today.

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Super Typhoon Yolanda

Super Typhoon Yolanda

William wouldn’t want to toot his own horn, so I’ll have to do it for him. On November 8, 2013 Typhoon Yolanda hit the Philippines. It is…

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Happy Clients

Responsible House worked tirelessly to bring back to life my family’s 100-year old farmhouse with a major energy retrofit and extensive structural restoration. I cannot say enough good things about this local, family owned business. They meticulously pursued perfection at… Read more “We are immensely grateful”

Joyce C.

William came to study the problem. He was incredibly thorough weighing in all possible causes and solutions to my Attic blues. He then put together a plan and executed it to perfection. If you do not go to Responsible house… Read more “Attic Blues”

Charles C.

They caulked all the places on the interior of my log home where I was losing heat. I am saving 20% on my heating bill now. The team also fixed minor issues with the house which they found during the… Read more “Very Happy With The Work”

Donna S.

The experience I had from Responsible House installing my new insulation it was quick and effortless. Their team came in and within two days I was able to return to a much warmer house. My air-conditioning would run almost constantly… Read more “Quick And Effortless”

Jason W.

The upstairs level of our home used to get extremely hot in the summertime, using a lot of wasted electricity to try to cool things down. Responsible house was able to insulate our home which ended up zeroing out our… Read more “Extremely Hot Upstairs Insulation Google Review”

Rachel B.

The most amazing contractors I have ever worked with – William saved us! You will not find anyone as professional and competent – not only in the valley but honestly anywhere. I have had so many bad experiences – Responsible… Read more “Dahlia N./Houzz.com Review”

Our project consisted of a kitchen/bath/bedroom remodel – a roughly 5 month project. William and his team were the consummate professionals throughout–skilled, knowledgeable, straightforward and direct. They provided advice and recommendations when needed and dealt promptly with any problems that… Read more “Kay B./Houzz.com Review”

Not only do they provide high quality services, they also are extremely easy to work with and they have a strong sense of design. -Michael Brown/Houzz.com… Read more “Michael Brown/Houzz.com Review”

“We highly recommend him and his team, and especially for a custom plan containing elements which are not standard construction.” –Custom Home… Read more “Custom Home Client/Houzz.com”

They have a very thorough attention to detail, and always rendered results that were exactly what the clients and I were after. –Annie M./Houzz.com… Read more “Annie M./Houzz.com Review”