Keep warm air in, cold air out, and carbon emissions down
Space heating makes up 63.6% of household energy use, and the air tightness of your home plays a vital role in its energy efficiency. In this challenge our families will explore options to improve their home’s seal to increase energy efficiency and reduce related emissions.
Learn more about household emissions related to your home envelope and how to decrease them.
Download the Live Net Zero Home Envelope Challenge overview for additional information on how an improperly sealed house affects related carbon emissions, as well as tips for improving the air tightness and energy efficiency of your own home.
See what the households are doing to reduce their carbon footprints by improving their home envelope.
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