November 14, 2013 12:03 ET
OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 14, 2013) - Many Canadians are doing everything they can to cut down on the amount of energy used around the house. One of the best ways to do this, while also reducing your environmental footprint and lowering your monthly utility bills, is by ensuring your attic is well insulated.
Adding insulation to an attic is a lot like putting on a hat when it's cold outside. Insulation helps keep the heat inside the home where it belongs, so you can stay warm and cozy without spending a fortune. Insulating and air sealing an attic can also help prevent icicles from forming at the roof edge.
To help save money while keeping your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers the following tips on how to super-insulate your attic:
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For more information on how to insulate your attic, visit our website at www.cmhc.ca or call CMHC at 1-800-668-2642. For over 65 years, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has been Canada's national housing agency, and a source of objective, reliable housing information.
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