No. Many elements of ENERGY STAR Home Sealing you can do yourself, like sealing around window and door frames with long-lasting caulk where you feel drafts; weather-stripping doors and windows so they seal tightly; sealing holes with spray foam where pipes and wires pass into your home or run from your attic down into walls or chases; and add insulation to your attic. See ENERGY STAR's Do-It-Yourself Guide for Home Sealing for details.
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ENERGY STAR products are independently certified to save energy without sacrificing features or functionality. Saving energy helps prevent climate change. Look for the ENERGY STAR label to save money on your energy bills and help protect our environment.
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Improving your home's energy efficiency with ENERGY STAR can help to lower high energy bills, improve comfort and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Learn about the many ways to save in your home and track your progress with "My ENERGY STAR" - your new dashboard to savings.
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A new home that has earned the ENERGY STAR label has undergone a process of inspections, testing, and verification to meet strict requirements set by the US EPA. ENERGY STAR certified homes use 15-30% less energy than typical new homes while delivering better comfort, quality, and durability.
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