Is your home a leaky bucket?

By | December 4th, 2016|Categories: Energy Savings and High-Efficiency, Tips for Homeowners & Businesses|Tags: , , , , , , |

Winter is upon us, and your heater is working hard to keep you and your family warm. With soaring energy costs and tighter times for all, home-heating efficiency is more important than ever. Sometimes, a brand new heating system is the answer, but more often than not, big savings can come from more modest adjustments. To start-off, picture an example of the overall concept of efficiency. View your home as a bucket full of water.  Filling that bucket takes some time and effort, but, so long as the bucket doesn’t have any holes, keeping the bucket full is pretty easy.  But what if your bucket has leaks?  You are constantly filling the bucket back up and wasting water in the process.  It’s not so dissimilar from your homes heating system.  So the first task is to seal any holes in your heating bucket. […]