weather stripping


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weather stripping

n.
Material in narrow strips, as of metal or plastic, installed around doors and windows to insulate a building's interior.
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Noun1.weather stripping - a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the coldweather stripping - a narrow strip of material to cover the joint of a door or window to exclude the cold
strip, slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
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The company offers incentives for businesses to upgrade lighting and climate control systems, and works with specific efficiency contractors to upgrade area homes with weather stripping and other improvements that help homeowners use less energy and save on bills.
Checking your windows' sealant and weather stripping will keep the outside air where it belongs, while at the same time, keeping your energy costs down.
The ThermoMax[TM] Window series features include: Enhanced Screen Systems, Metal reinforcement, Cardinal IG XL Edge Spacer System and Micraguard Weather Stripping for the health conscious consumer.
Two new PP-based Sarlink thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) are said to provide the first practical alternative to EPDM foam or sponge in automotive seals, construction weather stripping, gaskets, and other profiles requiring high resilience.
Smaller improvements have included replacing weather stripping, ensuring proper air balancing, installing timers and thermostats on parking lot electrical outlets and implementing processes to ensure all window-mounted air conditioners are removed or winterized before cold weather sets in.
These extensive and labor-intensive measures include: caulking, weather stripping, patching and sealing, fixing pipe penetrations and much more.
Weather stripping around doors and windows and caulking other seams will help.
Add weather stripping around elevator machine room doors that open to the exterior.
Caulking and weather stripping are easy to install.
Use good seals and weather stripping on the doors and windows.