Auditor Upgrades

This page is updated regularly with all significant changes, updates, upgrades, and bug fixes made to the Energy Design Systems’ Home Auditor program.

June 2022

  1. 27: Update styling on calculations pages
  2. 27: Regular bug fixes and improvements

April 2022

  1. 1: Improvements in site-wide descriptions for input fields
  2. 1: Regular bug fiexes and improvements

December 2021

  1. 1: Referral reward program that offers discounts for new users and unlimited account credits for each successful customer referred
  2. 1: Existing users may generate a multi use referral URL, or send a personal email to peers
  3. 1: Enhanced primary and non primary user restrictions for account and data security
  4. 1: Adds additional admin features to enhance our ability to provide exceptional service
  5. 1: Improved 404 and error pages
  6. 1: Regular bug fixes and improvements

November 2021

  1. 4: Primary account users can now cancel subscriptions without EDS assistance
  2. 4: Ability to change account email with added OTP security
  3. 4: SHGF and other verbiage updates to comply with industry standards
  4. 4: Duke Energy Certification added
  5. 4: Improved 404 and error pages
  6. 4: Regular bug fixes and improvements

October 2021

  1. 15: Square footage result presents options in event of data variance
  2. 15: Regular bug fixes and improvements

September 2021

  1. 30: Additional PDF report content
  2. 30: Increase reliability of third party parcel data
  3. 30: Styling updated
  4. 30: Added ability to add comments and notes to PDF report
  5. 30: Overhauled responsive design for mobile and tablet
  6. 30: Regular bug fixes and improvements

May 2021

  1. 17: Improve the Auditor interface
  2. 17: Add text-message reset password mechanism
  3. 17: Regular bug fixes and improvements

April 2021

  1. 5: Simplify PDF report to make results clearer
  2. 5: Improve initial data to make defaults more accurate
  3. 3: Add certification logos to report PDF
  4. 3: Regular bug fixes and improvements

March 2021

  1. 22: Simplify reactivation process for users whose accounts have expired
  2. 22: Keep better track of Canadian postal codes to make data entry easier for Canadian users
  3. 22: Update Floor over Unconditioned Basement and Duct Adjustment default values to 5.0 and 10% respectively
  4. 22: Move the address display to be more consistent
  5. 22: Log when our property data vendors don't return any data
  6. 22: Split this upgrades page into two pages, one for Auditor and one for Load Calculator
  7. 22: Give affiliation admins more control over how they search for users and the audits they're running
  8. 12: Give some affiliated users a one-time login link so they can set their own passwords
  9. 9: Switch to brand new data providers for property data for increased accuracy and reliability
  10. 2: Calculate CFM values automatically in Auditor, removing an unnecessary step
  11. 2: Allow users to kick out other devices on their account without resetting their password
  12. 2: Permanently resolve the unfound zip code bug by using the nearest numerical zip code

February 2021

  1. 17: Use "Proposal" instead of "Audit" and standardize language through the site
  2. 8: Add more live calculated data to the data input screen
  3. 8: Ignore extra spaces in login emails so the device adding an extra space doesn't restrict login
  4. 8: Refine PDF content
  5. 8: Add more help tooltips to improve user experience
  6. 8: Better tracking so tech support can assist users painlessly
  7. 8: Calculation improvements
  8. 5: Allow new affiliated users to select their affiliation representative on registration
  9. 3: Regular minor updates and bug fixes
  10. 3: Open the tool up to Canadian users

January 2021

  1. 28: Give our affiliates the ability to manage pending users under their supervision
  2. 28: Create a friendlier and more welcoming welcome email
  3. 28: Smooth out and optimize the registration process
  4. 28: Completely revamp and improve the Auditor's PDF report

September 2020

  1. 9: Update Auditor defaults to match Load Calculator
  2. 9: Make registration easier

August 2020

  1. 25: Standardized defaults in Load Calculator and Auditor
  2. 25: Send administrators of affiliations emails when someone signs up under them
  3. 25: Ability to pick up where you previously left off in registration
  4. 25: Replaced "Heat Bleed" with "Comfort Creep & Energy Escape"
  5. 25: Make registration smoother for our new affiliated users
  6. 25: Add easy reporting and exporting about the loads and audits run by users

June 2020

  1. 24: Settled on a simple, friendly, welcoming, signup email
  2. 24: Fix mild inconsistencies with Auditor cost calculations
  3. 12: Added capability to handle negative average outside winter temps
  4. 6: Remove extra page in login/registration workflow from eds.tech
  5. 6: Add consumer alerts to remind users about the meaning of AED graphs
  6. 5: Allow some affiliated users to register themselves
  7. 5: New landing page for HVAC 2.0
  8. 5: New landing pages for all of our other partners
  9. 5: Revised login, registration, forgot password, and heartbeat systems
  10. 5: Allow multiple registration in one page

May 2020

  1. 6: Critical bug fixes
  2. 6: Added several new zip codes to database

April 2020

  1. 20: Begun implementing a Stripe webhook that automatically updates customers’ payment statuses and the programs they have access to
  2. 20: Assign affiliated users to their respective programs

March 2020

  1. 18: Critical bug fixes

February 2020

  1. 6: Improved program seperation for user experience
  2. 6: Clearer labels in Auditor
  3. 5: Critical bug fixes

January 2020

  1. 31: Notices added to Auditor to emphasize the need to verify data
  2. 31: Help tooltips added to Auditor
  3. 13: Load Calculator and Agreement Creator buttons removed from Auditor
  4. 10: Made field labels clearer
  5. 2: Solidify heartbeat system, allowing one user at a time