Editor's Note: These weatherization
tips were compiled from
several sources
Energy Savers: Tips
on Saving Energy and

Money at Home

Getting a Leg Up on Your Heating Bills 


Warm air leaking into your home during the summer and out of your home during the winter can waste a substantial portion of your energy dollars. One of the quickest dollar saving tasks you can do is caulk, seal and weatherstrip all seams, cracks and openings to the outside. You can save ten percent or more on your energy bill by reducing the air leaks in your home, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Weatherization Tips

Where Air Escapes From a House

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