Step one in almost any journey is to take a look at the map. After all, it helps to know where you’re going and what you may want to do when you get there.

This graph shows which structural air-leaks drive up energy costs the most, allowing you to maximize efforts toward reinforcing your home's building envelope.

The graph below shows which structural air-leaks drive up energy costs the most, allowing you to maximize efforts toward reinforcing your home's building envelope. 

The combination of a blower door and the tools to seal leaks in your house is one of the proven ways to cut down on costly air leakage.

Using a blower door--a device that sucks the air out of your house to simulate an especially windy day--is the best way to identify where your house leaks. For many of us, a thousand little pin pricks may add up to a hole in your house the size of a window left open 24 hours a day, 365 says per year. 

By using a blower door in coordination with air sealing, we can identify the biggest leaks and get them sealed. 

Video of air leakage through a light switch during a blower door test.

Here's an interesting video from our friends at Energy Vanguard that shows how much air can leak through simple things like light switches.

Winter's coming. It's already heating season. So how do you save money on heating costs? You've got to own your heat. Simple as that. You've paid for all that warm air already, so it doesn't make much sense to waste it now.

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