Home weatherization is an effort to protect your house from the elements by adding insulation and reducing air leakage. It is another great way to conserve energy! Some projects can be done on your own. It can also be a great way to get the family involved. These improvements will quickly pay for themselves while also making your home efficient and comfortable.
Get hands on!
Are you ready to become an active participant in your home weatherization project? Then consult this DIY guide from Energy Star to learn how to seal air leaks and properly insulate your home!
Air leaks: More on weatherstripping and caulking!
Air leaks can be one of the biggest energy wasters in your home. Visit the U.S. Department of Energy online to learn how to identify air leak prone areas in your home and how to combat them through caulking and weatherstripping.
Become an insulation expert
Adding insulation is another excellent way to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Follow these tips to become an insulation expert!