Green Your Home and Your Wallet: Weatherization
For this project we followed Thomas Hand from Hand Energy Service as he weatherized a restored Vermont farm house. Weatherization follows an energy audit in a two step process that can help to make your home more energy efficient. By identifying places where heat can escape in the winter the weatherization process ultimately redefines the house’s thermal boundary. This is the most cost effective way to reduce your carbon footprint. For more information about how you can reduce your energy consumption and your costs visit Hand Energy Services at http://handenergyservices.com/ or check out the U.S Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program at http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/weatherization/.