8 Steps to an Energy Efficient House

  1. Insulate and air seal the attic / roof
  2. Air Seal – stop losing energy through your walls and ducts
  3. Insulate the Basement walls and band boards not the floor above.
  4. Insulate walls and around all penetrations
  5. Replace and air seal around old windows
  6. Replace HVAC systems that are outdated or failing
  7. Replace appliances that are not energy star
  8. Add renewable energy sources – solar thermal / solar PV

 

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