May 29, 2017

Insulation & Sealing Air Leaks

Air Leaks - Airborn PollutantsInsulation and Air Leaks are two of the fastest and most cost-effective ways of improving the energy efficiency of your home or office. Taking care of any leaks and installing proper insulation can reduce your energy costs by 10%.

Air will leak through a building envelope that is not well sealed. This leakage of air decreases the comfort of a residence by allowing moisture, cold drafts, and unwanted noise to enter and may lower indoor air quality by allowing in dust and airborne pollutants. In addition, air leakage can account for 25% of the energy used for heating and cooling in a typical residence.

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