No matter how efficient your heating and cooling system, you’ll waste energy and your home will feel drafty if it isn’t weatherized.
Air travels in and out of your house through every little gap and crack. Insulating and sealing your home’s shell minimizes those air leaks and keeps your heated (or cooled) air inside.
Learn more from Energy Trust of Oregon about how to insulate, seal air leaks and ducts and change windows plus how to earn cash back .
Free weatherization help is available for renters and homeowners who meet certain income guidelines. There are often waitlists, so find out now if you qualify for weatherization assistance.
*Source: Environmental Protection Agency. Savings will vary based on individual circumstances.