Green Term Defined: Weatherization


Green Term Defined: Weatherization

Weatherization is the practice of using cost-effective strategies to modify a building to decrease energy usage and increase comfort. The broad approach of weatherization includes building envelope improvements, heating and cooling system strategies, electrical systems modification, and appliance upgrades.

Sealed electrical penetration

The benefits of weatherization start with reducing monthly energy bills. From air sealing to insulation, strategies used in weatherization will benefit energy usage and comfort in the building for many years.

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Strategies to consider:

Air Sealing

Insulation

Water Conservation

Energy Efficient Lights

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