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