There are many benefits in making energy saving improvements in your home. These improvements can reduce: energy use, drafts, summer overheating, moisture and condensation problems, noise from outside the house and greenhouse gas emissions; as well as improve: indoor air quality, humidity levels in dry northern houses and comfort level. The following fact sheet describe options for saving energy in one storey houses built in the 1960's and 1970's.
Many one-storey houses, also known as bungalows or ranchers, were built in the 1960s and 70s. The finished floor area of this house type can vary considerably, and basements range from uninsulated to finished with a recreation room and utility area. Topics covered include draftproofing, windows, basement walls, ceiling/roof insulation, exterior walls, exterior doors and heating systems.
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