The U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Saver Tips section offers this idea as a way to begin the process:
Test your home for air tightness. On a windy day, carefully hold a lit incense stick or a smoke pen next to your windows, doors, electrical boxes, plumbing fixtures, electrical outlets, ceiling fixtures, attic hatches, and other places where air may leak. If the smoke stream trav-els horizontally, you have located an air leak that may need caulking, sealing, or weatherstripping.
Where is money leaking out of your house?
Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Energy.
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