Ask This Old House

Season 7 Episode 7

Weather-Stripping Doors & Windows/Making a Hot-Water Heating System More Efficient

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Aired Unknown Nov 15, 2008 on PBS
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Weather-Stripping Doors & Windows/Making a Hot-Water Heating System More Efficient
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Tom Silva demonstrates several ways to seal the openings around doors, windows, and other penetrations in the shell of a house to make a home more energy-efficient. Richard Trethewey helps a homeowner reduce his heating costs by installing a weather-responsive control on his boiler. Roger Cook shares some tips on reducing energy costs. Tom then helps a homeowner keep his house cool by installing a whole house fan,which is mounted in the floor of the attic. The fan pushes hot air out of the attic and draws cooler air into the house through downstairs windows.moreless

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Richard Trethewey

Richard Trethewey

Plumbing and Heating Expert

Tom Silva

Tom Silva

General Contractor

Roger Cook

Roger Cook

Landscape Contractor

Kevin O'Connor

Kevin O'Connor

Host

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