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5 Surprising Ways Your Home is Losing Energy

r March 5, 2014 | B Energy Saving, Seasonal Trends

Did you know that your home is losing energy┬áright now? Even the tiniest air leaks can add up to big unwanted temperature changes in your home. Find out where leaks are happening, and how to seal them up. Top 5 Air Leaks in the Home and How to Stop Them: 1. Unsealed Windows and Doors Take a huge step towards a more energy efficiency by caulking around cracks in window and door frames. Check for cracks by moistening your hand with water and running it around drafty areas. An air leak will feel like air blowing through a straw on your hand. Use a clear paintable caulk on the interior window frame so you can cover it up later if…

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Energy Loss In Homes: Save Money With Proper Insulation [Infographic]

r May 31, 2013 | B Energy Saving

With summer temperatures climbing you may be dreading that next AC bill. Did you know that up to 25% of your home’s energy can escape through windows and doors? Proper insulation can make a big impact on energy loss, especially with windows. Bump up your efficiency with insulating window coverings are Cellular Shades and Shutters. Both trap air between the window and your home to stop heat loss in its tracks. To learn more about where you’re losing energy and how to insulate your home, take a look at the following infographic.   Energy Efficiency Infographic via Blinds.com    

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Product Spotlight: Blinds.com Super Insulating Triple Cell Shade

r September 15, 2010 | B New Products

These popular shades have three layers of honeycomb cells and an incredibly high insulating R-value (resistance to heat flow) of 3.66, more than doubling the energy efficiency of a double-glazed window and almost quadrupling the effectiveness of a single pane of glass. Amazing, huh?

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