If the time is not right for a window upgrade, you can still save energy and money.
Take these steps:
- Caulk and seal around non-moving parts of windows.
- Close window coverings to block daytime summer heat.
- In winter, consider temporary, plastic storm-window kits.
Maximum $1,500 per household for all energy-efficiency measures combined, including windows, roofing, insulation, HVAC, and water heaters. See the ENERGY STAR Web site for details.