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Earth Month Tip: Caulk and Weather-strip Around Windows and Doors in Your Home

2014 April 5

A series of daily tips throughout April.

Sealing air leaks around your home and adding insulation can make your home more comfortable and energy efficient while preventing carbon pollution. These simple fixes can provide up to a 10% savings on your annual energy bills. Simple jobs include installing weather stripping on doors and caulking around windows, while bigger jobs might include sealing leaks and adding insulation in your attic.

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Learn more: http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=home_sealing.hm_improvement_sealing&s=footer

More tips: http://www.epa.gov/earthday/actonclimate/

 

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