How Is Energy Lost in a Home?

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Energy such as heat energy is lost in homes through roofs, windows, gaps around the door, walls and the floor. The heat energy is lost through convection, conduction and radiation. Using fitting carpets as well as curtains and draught excluders are some ways of reducing heat energy.
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Energy in a house moves through the walls, roof and cracks. The windows are a major source of air leaks. Air leaks and poor insulation are one of the major pathways of home energy loss.
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