How the Stack Effect Can Defeat Your Winterizing Efforts

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Some of the standard tips for winterizing a home may give you a warm and fuzzy feeling but won't give you a warm and cozy house

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Caulk your windows. Weatherstrip your doors. It’s that time of year again.

No, I don’t mean the time of year when you should do those things. I mean it’s the time of year when all the news stories that include this ineffective advice start appearing. There’s a lot of bad advice included in those articles, but let’s just look at why the caulking and weatherstripping advice will provide minimal relief.

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[source: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/articles/dept/building-science/how-stack-effect-can-defeat-your-winterizing-efforts]

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