IT'S TIME TO STOP ENERGY LOSS
Using a blower door--a device that sucks the air out of your house to simulate an especially windy day--is the best way to identify where your house leaks. For many of us, a thousand little pin pricks may add up to a hole in your house the size of a window left open 24 hours a day, 365 says per year.
By using a blower door in coordination with air sealing, we can identify the biggest leaks and get them sealed.
This video from Green Building Advisor shows how it's done.
The graph below shows which structural air-leaks drive up energy costs the most, allowing you to maximize efforts toward reinforcing your home's building envelope.
Fall is quickly approaching and soon it will be winter here in southern Wisconsin. Although you might still be dreaming of savoring one last warm night, it’s actually time to start thinking about how you can prepare for the colder weather.
Winters near Madison are usually extremely cold and snowy, so you shouldn’t expect anything different this year. How can you make sure your home is ready for winter? Air sealing can help you stay comfortable and warm this winter, while helping you save on your energy bills.