It is always a good time to find ways to save energy (and money) in your home.  The EPA has developed a Home Energy Yardstick for homeowners to begin a home  energy audit, as well as suggestions to improve the score.  Quality contractors will also offer solutions and recommend products to increase a home’s efficiency.  Below is a graphic of common areas that contribute to energy loss and high utility bills:ImprovementsToBeMadeLarge

Here is the same house showcasing Energy Star improvements:


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