Energy-Saving Strategies - Think Again

January/February 2015
This online-only article is a supplement to the January/February 2015 print edition of Home Energy Magazine.
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December 01, 2014
The rules regarding home energy savings are changing. New technologies and shifting realities are showing us that many of the old energy-saving dictums are now obsolete. If, for instance, you look at the top energy-saving tips offered by experts 15 or 20 years ago, the idea of duct sealing is virtually absent from that list. Instead, we were taught that projects such as replacing windows or insulating walls were the most effective strategies for saving home energy. This has changed.

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