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Essential Tips to Boost Energy Efficiency at Home

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Studies suggest that a majority of homeowners aren’t aware of how much energy they are losing (and still paying for!) that is going right outside their faulty doors, windows or siding. If you think you don’t have a window, door or siding monthly payment, think again, because the amount of money you might be paying in lost heat (or cool air) can be significant! As such, a good majority of home improvement ventures ranging from window replacement procedures to exterior re-siding are geared toward boosting energy efficiency. 

Here are a few tips to help you raise the overall energy efficiency of your home.

Make Use of Day-lighting Techniques

Why spend on artificial lighting when you can take advantage of the abundance of natural light? By designing your home in ways that admit daylight, you can significantly decrease your dependence on artificial lighting and reduce energy consumption.

Be Creative About Cooling Your home

While it is indeed true that much of a household’s energy consumption is rooted on cooling and heating, by no means are those the only factors. Make a thorough inspection of your home to figure out which areas need improvement and focus on them. You can replace incandescent lights, install tankless water heaters, make use of ceiling fans, do away with conventional ovens, and so on.

Focus on Proper Insulation

Sealing your home with proper insulation is one of the most cost-effective ways of boosting energy efficiency. Not only that, but a tightly sealed home is also much more comfortable and conducive to better indoor air quality. You can achieve this with a timely door installation procedure.

While a high level of energy efficiency is every homeowner’s goal, not everyone knows how to go about it the right way. Remember these tips and you’re sure to create a better, much more comfortable home.

For your home improvement needs such as door installation, window, replacement, and exterior residing, Perdue Builders and Supply is the name you can always depend on. We serve various areas in Washington, including Everett, Kirkland, and Seattle, WA. Call us today at (425) 398-8609 and we’ll meet you for a free, no-obligation quote.