Guides A-Z

Guide describing how to air seal attic access panels, doors, and stairs to provide a continuous air barrier at the ceiling.

Guide describing how to air seal bathroom and kitchen exhaust fans.

Guide describing how to air seal doors that are next to unconditioned spaces.

Guide describing how to air seal duct and flue shafts. 

Guide describing how to air seal electrical wiring throughout a home.

Guide describing how to air seal around light tubes.

Guide describing how to air seal around plumbing and other piping.

Guide describing how to air seal around recessed light fixtures. 

Guide describing how to air seal a whole-house fan system.

Guide describing how to air seal the rough openings around doors and windows.

Information guide providing background information about air flow in residential buildings.

Information guide describing the need to cover all vent openings with wire mesh screen.

This guide provides criteria and installation guidance for ENERGY STAR windows.

Guide describing ways to pest-proof a home’s foundation.

Guide with details about how to provide a continuous water control layer across the roof assembly by sealing all roof penetrations in existing homes.

Guide with information about how to install flashing integrated with air and water control layers around piping, vents, and other wall penetrations as part of an exterior wall retrofit.