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Add fireplace insert
Significant amounts of warmth in winter and coolness in summer escapes up the chimney. A chimney insert will dramatically reduce these losses.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Engage a chimney maintenance or weatherization vendor to install chimney inserts.
If I complete this measure, can I track my savings over time?If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.
How can energy upgrades improve the comfort and health of my home?No matter how efficient your heating and cooling equipment is, if your home is not properly sealed and insulated, you may not be as comfortable as you could be, and your heating and cooling systems will have to work harder. Additionally, if you have leaky or poorly insulated ductwork, your home might have humidity problems, excessive dust, or rooms that are never quite comfortable. Improving the building shell and sealing ducts can generally improve your home.