One of the easiest ways to reduce your carbon footprint is to seal and insulate your home. When you minimize leaks, you minimize waste and use less energy. This lessens the load on your heating and cooling systems. It also helps your home stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer.
According to ENERGY STAR, 9 out of 10 homes in the U.S. are under-insulated. That means chances are high that your home could be one of them.
ENERGY STAR’s Rule Your Attic program is designed to educate homeowners on proper insulation and show how to use a household ruler or tape measure as an insulation gauge. In just a few minutes, you can find out if your insulation is adequate for your region and learn what to do if it’s not.
Find out how easy it is to Rule Your Attic and see what experts have to say about boosting energy efficiency on The Home Depot’s Eco Actions website.