Energy Tips

Heating and Cooling Tips

Set your thermostat as low as is comfortable in the winter and as high as is comfortable in the summer. Clean or replace filters on furnaces once a month or as needed. Clean warm-air registers, baseboard heaters, and radiators as … Continue reading

Sources of Air Leaks in Your Home

Areas that leak air into and out of your home cost you lots of money.

  1. Dropped ceiling
  2. Recessed light
  3. Attic entrance
  4. Sill plates – Baseboards on exterior walls
  5. Water and furnace flues
  6. All ducts
  7. Doors and frames
  8. Chimney flashing
  9. Windows and frames
  10. Electrical outlets and switches
  11. Plumbing and utility access
  12. Cable TV penitrations