Meet Your Home Performance Contractor

If you’re a homeowner, it’s important to be familiar with the different professionals you may need to help maintain and improve your home. In this blog post, we’ll introduce you to Rich Dexter, your home performance contractor. Rich has years of experience helping homeowners make their homes more energy-efficient and comfortable. Read on to learn more about what Rich can do for you!

What is a Home Performance Contractor?

A Home Performance Contractor, also known as a Home Energy Auditor, is someone who can identify the areas of your home where you are leaking conditioned air or unnecessarily losing energy. That means you are paying higher utility bills than necessary – and no one wants to do that!

[Related Reading: Are Home Energy Audits Worth the Investment?]

Who is Rich Dexter, CEO (Chief Efficiency Officer)?

Rich Dexter is the owner of Home Energy Hero. He lives with his family in a ski-chalet-type home that is heated and cooled with geothermal technology. Rich has been a certified home energy auditor for over nine years.

Why choose Rich Dexter as Your Home Performance Contractor?

In addition to almost a decade of experience, Rich takes the time to ensure he is always learning the latest when it comes to home energy. Here’s a list of his qualifications:

  • BPI Envelope Professional
  • Energy Star Partner
  • BGE Smart Energy Participating Contractor
  • PEPCO’s Home Energy Savings Program Partner

You’re in good hands with Rich Dexter. As past client Johnny Castle mentioned, “[Rich] is efficient, professional, and a really nice guy. He tightened up our home at a whopping 30% in air leakage!”

What is Home Energy Hero’s coverage area?

We service the following areas: Carroll, Howard, Baltimore, Montgomery, and parts of Frederick, Hartford, Anne Arundel, and Prince George’s counties. However, we make a few exceptions, give us a call to find out!

What rebates are available in my area?

With Rich, you don’t have to worry about figuring it all out yourself. He knows this stuff better than anyone else. If there’s a rebate or a combination of rebates that you can use, he’ll get the paperwork done for you. He’s all about saving you money. Since a lot depends on your location, please give us a call for details regarding your home.


If you’re in the market for a home performance contractor, consider Rich Dexter at Home Energy Hero. He has the experience and the credentials to back up his work, and he truly cares about his customers. Give us a call at 888-490-HERO (4376) for a complimentary consultation to get started.