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Sources Of Air Leaks In Your Home

Areas that leak air into and out of your home cost you lots of money. Check the culprit areas listed here:

 

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Figure 55: Air Leak Locations

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Dropped ceiling

2

Recessed light

3

Attic entrance

4

Electric wires and box

5

Plumbing utilities and penetration

6

Water and furnace flues

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All ducts

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Door sashes and frames

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Chimney penetration

10

Warm air register

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Window sashes and frames

12

Baseboards, coves, and interior trim

13

Plumbing access panel

14

Electrical outlets and switches

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Light fixtures

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Sill plates

 

Figure 56: Where To Insulate

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Attic

2

Walls

3

Floors

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Crawl Space

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Basement

 

 

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