Energy Tips

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Install a Carbon Monoxide Detector Carbon monoxide (CO) detectors are highly recommended in homes with fuel-burning appliances, such as natural gas furnaces, stoves, ovens, and water heaters, and fuel-burning space heaters. An alarm signals homeowners if CO reaches potentially dangerous … 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