If they are, homeowners will be notified and advised to take advantage of technology such as insulation.
While this will help to drive down power consumption and, as a result, gas and electricity bills, some people may find switching energy supplier is an even better way to cut costs.
Of the 4,590 properties captured by the heat-seeking cameras, more than 1,500 have been identified as having the potential to improve their energy efficiency, the newspaper explains.
The Kansas City Star this week advised people to invest in insulation if they hope to cut their home energy bills.
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