Air Leaks

This collection of air leak related air conditioning saving tips for homes is part of our complete collection of ways to save air conditioning costs in your home right now.

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

Not attending to even a few of these small actions can cause the inside area to become warmer; 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. Over time that can add up to a lot of your money leaking out of your house.

Start using these energy saving actions to reduce your home’s electricity usage to start saving money now!

1 Attic Opening Insulation
2 Attic Pull Down Stairs Insulation
3 Check Along Exterior Walls for Air Leaks
4 Check Window Frames for Air Leaks
5 Close Fireplace Damper When Not In Use
6 Close Glass Door in Fireplace When Off
7 Cover Stained Glass Windows w/ Plexiglass
8 Duct Tape Heating Duct Gaps
9 Ensure Basement Wall Headers Insulated
10 Ensure Doors Closed When A/C Running
11 Exterior Door Sweeps
12 Hang Thick Curtains in Entryway 
13 Insulate Around Exterior Door Frames
14 Storm Doors on All Exterior Doors


When you have started to use these ideas for greater air conditioning and 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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