How much more efficient can you make your house if you fix all the drafts coming from windows or doors?



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    This answer obviously depends on the amount of doors/windows in your house, the condition they are in, and the size of your house.  A Vermont field study claims that sealing a single loose window can save $14-20 annually on energy costs.  This would certainly be in the more extreme cases; fixing vinyl windows with major leaks.  But, if your house is old and you have leaks it can make a significant difference.  There are many different methods for sealing your doors and windows, the citation below shows the various methods used in the experiment.

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