• By Champion Inspect

COMMON AIR LEAKS DIAGRAM



Common Home Problems:

Address these with home energy efficiency upgrades

  • High energy bills

  • Mold, mildew, musty odors

  • Damp basement

  • Cold floors in winter

  • Drafty rooms

  • Dust

  • Moisture on windows

  • Peeling paint

  • Hot or cold rooms

  • Dry indoor air in winter

Energy Star Case Study:

Matt & Lisa Nutting • Bountiful, Utah

When the Nutting family was battling asthma, respiratory problems, mold, and high energy bills, they called a local contractor participating in Home Performance with ENERGY STAR. The contractor, trained to diagnose and fix homes using a 'house as a system' approach, found leaky ducts, poor attic insulation, and unsealed can lights in the ceiling. To improve the health of the family and lower energy bills, the ducts were repaired and replaced, the attic insulation was upgraded, the can lights were sealed and the HVAC unit was replaced. The Nuttings could not be happier with their results.

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Source: EnergyStar.gov

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