Air sealing vs. insulation: both can both be important measures to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Where should you start?
If you want to increase your home’s resale value, consider going green with Energy Star windows and appliances, lighting, insulation, air sealing and solar panels.
Air duct sealing is one surefire way to decrease your monthly energy bill and increase your home’s energy efficiency. Whether you choose to perform the inspection and air sealing yourself or hire a professional, the energy savings will far outweigh the upfront costs of the project.
Leasing solar panels can be a tempting option. But there are a lot of compelling reasons not to. In this article, we tackle 16 reasons, along with personal stories, about why it’s probably not a good idea.
Do you have a drafty or uncomfortable house? Or maybe your electric bills just seem higher than they should be. Or maybe the different floors of your home have a significant temperature difference? Homes that are not air sealed might be all of the above, and cause other issues to boot.
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