Energy Tips

Heating and Cooling Ducts

Ducts should be checked for leaks and to make sure they are working properly. Check them yourself where you can to make sure they have not separated from each other and are continuous to the vent. Obvious holes in ducts … 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