Petersburg Pilot -

Home and Garden Edition, 2016

5 Tips to make an older home more energy efficient

 


While new homes are being built to be more energy

efficient than ever before, thanks to a growing green building movement and increasingly strict building codes, the age of existing dwellings continues to present challenges. More than 40

percent of the housing stock in the United States was built before 1969 and simply wouldn’t stand up to today’s standards. Yet, much can be done to help homeowners improve their building envelope to reduce energy use and increase efficiency.

Improving your home’s

energy efficiency can help save money, keep you more comfortable, reduce pollution, an...



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