10 Sources of Air Loss and How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

May 8, 2017 adamb@evidently.com

10 Sources of Air Loss and How to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Many homeowners have no idea how much air loss their home suffers from, and the negative impact it has on energy efficiency. An inexperienced homeowner living in a newly-built home may assume that the slight draft they notice from a certain corner of the main floor, or one room on the second floor, is par for the course for any homeowner, rather than a poorly-insulated home.

So where exactly are the most common sources of air loss in any home? And what can be done to improve your home’s energy efficiency?

10 Common Air Leaks in Your Home

  1. Floors
  2. Walls
  3. Ceilings
  4. Doors
  5. Fireplaces
  6. Plumbing entries
  7. Ducts
  8. Windows
  9. Fans & vents
  10. Electrical outlets

When looking for effective way to go about reducing the potential of air leaks in your home, replacing the existing insulation with spray foam insulation like Icynene can be a great first step. Icynene spray foam can air seal your home effectively, thanks to its ability to expand 100 times its original size within seconds of being applied, allowing it to fill small nooks and crannies that would be reachable by traditional insulation. 

As a result of its air sealing properties, air loss from your home is minimized and you and your family can enjoy comfortable, even temperatures throughout the home all year long.

Talk to a licensed Icynene spray foam insulation contractor in your area, to find out all the reasons to choose Icynene.

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