Air Sealing for New Home Construction

Written by  The U.S. Department of Energy's Office of EERE

Air sealing is an important factor when constructing an energy-efficient home. These are some air sealing techniques and materials:

Air Sealing for New Home Construction






Topic Summary

Before developing an air sealing strategy, you should also consider the interaction between any air sealing materials and techniques with other building components, including the following:

This is called the whole-house systems approach.

Article source: The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE). For the most up-to-date information please visit the EERE website.

Last modified on Mon, Oct 11, 2010
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