Air Leaks

This listing of easy air leak air conditioning saving tips for homes is part of our complete collection of ways to save air conditioning costs in your home right now that will cost you nothing!

Reducing your electric bill month after month will save you more of your money.

Air leaks of course allow your cool air conditioned air out and the hot summer air in; this of course makes your window or central air conditioner run more, using more electricity and thus costing you higher electric bills in the summer.

Start using these ways which very easy to do to reduce your home’s electricity usage to start saving money now!

1 Attic Insullation
2 Attic Opening Insulation
3 Attic Pull Down Stairs Insulation
4 Caulking (strippable on attic opening)
5 Caulking (window / exterior door frame)
6 Check Along Exterior Walls for Air Leaks
7 Check Window Frames for Air Leaks
8 Close Fireplace Damper When Not In Use
9 Close Glass Door in Fireplace When Off
10 Close Windows When AC On
11 Dryer Vent Seal
12 Duct Tape Heating Duct Gaps
13 Electric Outlel Child Proof Covers
14 Electric Outlet Insulating Seals
15 Eliminate Air Leaks Around Window A/C Units
16 Ensure Doors Closed When A/C Running
17 Exterior Door Sweeps
18 Infra-Red Temperature Reader
19 Seal Pipes & Electrical Gaps on Outside Walls
20 Wall Light Switch Insulating Seals
21 Weather Strip Dormant Fireplace 
22 Weather Stripping (electric panel doors)
23 Weather Stripping (exterior doors)
24 Weather Stripping on Windows


When you have started to use as many air leaks prevention ideas for greater electricity savings from this collection as you want, then move on to another air conditioning saving collection on this or any path within the SavingsGrid.

If we have missed a way to reduce any form of energy in a home, please let us know and we’ll add it to the Grid for everyone to use. Simply add a comment here or send an email to .

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