Seal Your House to Save $$$

Having a well insulated home that has the proper air sealed will save you money on your electric bill. Everyone know this and it is not a secret.

You can reduce your home’s heating and cooling costs by as much as 30 percent through proper insulation and air sealing techniques. These techniques will also make your home more comfortable and affordable.

The proper way to Reduce your household heating and cooling bills begins with conducting a home energy audit to assess where your home may be losing energy through air leaks or inadequate insulation.

Taking the time necessary to make sure your house is sealed is time well spent. You will receive an immediate savings and enjoy the savings for years to come.

With these great tips from the US Department of Energy and the addition of switching to deregulated energy you will save more than you can imagine.

Insulation and Air Sealing Tips

  • Remember that new windows must be installed correctly to avoid air leaks around the frame. Look for a reputable, qualified installer.
  • In temperate climates with both heating and cooling seasons, select windows with both low U-values and low solar heat gain coefficiency (SHGC) to maximize energy benefits.
  • In temperate climates with both heating and cooling seasons, select windows with both low U-values and low solar heat gain coefficiency (SHGC) to maximize energy benefits.
  • Select windows with air leakage ratings of 0.3 cubic feet per minute or less.
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