When it comes to renovating for energy efficiency, home energy auditors are always stressing the importance of starting with the “low-hanging fruit,” measures like air sealing that are relatively cheap but pay big dividends in energy savings. Equally important is making sure you’re taking advantage of any rebates or incentives available in your area. I wrote a quick roundup of programs in the Seattle area, published in this month’s Natural Awakenings magazine. You might be surprised by how much you can save!
The article starts on p. 23 of the online edition.