Did you know that installing proper insulation to the outer walls, ceiling and floors is the most cost effective way to improve energy efficiency and comfort of your home and should be the first energy efficient improvement made to any home? Insulation keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Installing insulation is a project you can undertake yourself, or hire a contractor to do. Visit Georgia Power for a list of participating contractors in the Georgia area who can help locate the biggest leaks and seal them first to maximize on energy savings. For more tips on home improvement projects you can tackle to save energy and money around your house, such as air sealing or installing programmable thermostats, read more from Georgia Power’s Home Energy Improvement Program.