09 Jan '12, 1pm

Students: Feeling a bit chilly? Check out these 5 easy ways to weatherize your dorm room #college

Students: Feeling a bit chilly? Check out these 5 easy ways to weatherize your dorm room #college

If you’re a dorm-dwelling co-ed, you may feel completely at the mercy of Old Man Winter. You can’t do construction on your room; you can’t maintain your heating system, and you probably can’t even set your thermostat. So, what’s an Earth-minded student to do? Earth911 assembled this go-to guide for weatherizing your dorm this winter (without sacrificing that $1,000 deposit). Photo: Flickr/ofeverydaylife 1. Seal those leaks Sealing leaks is the No. 1 way to improve energy efficiency – whether it’s in Buckingham Palace or your itty-bitty dorm room. Most universities request that student residents not modify their rooms, but there are a few temporary fixes that work just as well. If you notice a lot of cold air coming in around your windows, a few sheets of insulating plastic will make a huge difference. Just take the plastic and place it onto your window frame. Leave at leas...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2012/01/09/how-to-weatherize-you...

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