Content tagged "energy efficient existing homes: windows and doors"

Tips for Energy Savings by Installing Home Window Treatments

Home Energy Updated: September 18, 2015

Reviewed and Revised on 11/13/2013Window treatments can help improve the energy efficiency of windows in your home. However, other improvements such...

Selecting Energy Efficient Windows for Homes

Home Energy Updated: September 18, 2015

Reviewed and Revised on 11/13/2013Why Energy Efficient Windows? The Costs and the Benefits. Your windows typically provide you with a view, ventilation,...

Questions and Answers about Caulking and Weatherstripping Your Home

Home Energy Updated: June 16, 2015

Reviewed and Revised on 10/10/2013 Questions and Answers about Caulking and Weatherstripping Your HomeIn a well-insulated home, air leaks are the greatest...

No to Low Cost Actions to Save Home Energy and Money

Home Energy Updated: January 03, 2014

Reviewed and Revised 01/03/2014Set thermostats no higher than 68 ºF when people are home. Lower the thermostat when you sleep or not at home. Lowering the...

Considerations for Selecting Energy Efficient Windows for Homes in Different Climates

Home Energy Updated: November 13, 2013

Reviewed and Revised on 11/13/2013It is very important that you consider your climate when selecting energy efficient windows to reduce home energy use. One...

Using Infrared Imaging to Find Home Energy Problems and Needs

Home Energy Updated: November 12, 2013

Reviewed and Revised on 10/10/2013A simple way homeowners can check their homes for heat loss is with an infrared thermometer. Infrared thermometers vary in...

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