When it comes to saving and money and energy, many homeowners focus only on their heating system. It is true that your oil boiler or oil furnace is the most important part of your home’s energy output, but that system is only part of the equation. That’s why many Michigan energy experts and heating oil companies believe the concept of the whole house as a system.
These are the three components to the house as a system:
Each separate component makes its contribution to the overall energy efficiency of the whole house, with opportunities to improve efficiency in each area. For example, some of the best ways to reduce the amount of energy you use is to make sure your windows and doors are caulked and your attic and outside walls are properly insulated.
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