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Sealing & Insulation

Sealing and Insulation – Resources to help you set project priorities, detect and seal air leaks, choose appropriate products, and complete Do-It-Yourself projects.

Air Sealing and Insulation: (Please review before you begin your DIYs)

 DIYs: DIY Projects, Materials, Diagrams, Examples, Tips, and Instructional Videos

Additional Resources:

Screen Shot 2014-01-07 at 2.56.06 PMSealing and Insulating your home is one of the most cost-effective ways to make home more comfortable and energy efficient — and you can do it yourself. Use This Guide to:

  1. Learn how to find and seal hidden attic and basement air leaks
  2. Determine if your attic insulation is adequate, and learn how to add more
  3. Make sure your improvements are done safely
  4. Reduce energy bills and help protect the environment


Written By

Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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