25 Oct '11, 5pm

Do you have air leaks in your house? Here are the common sites:

Do you have air leaks in your house? Here are the common sites:

Common Air Leakage Sites in a Home Return to No-Regrets Remodeling index Around plumbing vent stack Attic hatch Tops of interior walls Recessed light Behind built-in cabinets Around door Plumbing penetrations Around bathtub Sill plate Around chimneys and flues Fireplace damper Furnace or air conditioner air handler box Where additions join house Around window Behind baseboards Around electrical sockets Around duct boot and register Ducts Around dryer vent Excerpted with permission from No-Regrets Remodeling by Home Energy (1997)

Full article: http://hes.lbl.gov/consumer/help-popup/content/~consumer~...

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