While homeowners may not immediately think of their attic as a major source of energy loss, the reality is that as much as 25 percent of the energy lost in the average American home occurs there.
When the weather cools, you may be inclined to increase the thermostat to maintain a warm and comfortable home. However, air leakage, caused by numerous gaps and cracks throughout your home’s infrastructure, particularly the attic, can cause equipment to work overtime and place a strain on your wallet every month.
The U.S Environmental Protection Agency reports that the attic is one of the easiest places within the home to address energy loss. Homeowners can make several smart home renovation investments to reduce excessive energy loss through the attic.
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