Duct Sealing Overview 
For Electric & Natural Gas Customers

The ducts throughout your home are an important part of your heating and cooling system. Unfortunately, many duct systems may suffer from cracks and gaps in joints, leaking heated air or air conditioned air into wasted spaces. Sealing these ducts can prevent losing heated or cooled air, possibly saving hundreds of dollars a year on your natural gas and electric bills.

In a typical house, however, about 20% of the air that moves through the duct system is lost due to leaks, holes, and poorly connected ducts. The result is higher utility bills and difficulty keeping the house comfortable, no matter how the thermostat is set. For more information on ways to save energy and some easy steps to stops leaks that are putting treated air in unwanted spaces, visit the U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Saver's website.

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