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Energy Saving Window Treatments

Energy Saving Window Treatments DID YOU KNOW THAT 50%OF YOUR HEATING COSTS IS WASTED ON HEAT SEEPING OUT OF YOUR WINDOWS? $1,000 average amount to heat an American home 10% - 25% $225 out the window! of your electric bill is accounted for from your windows ENERGY EFFICIENCY TIPS Facts from the US Department of Energy COLD CLIMATE TIPS WARM CLIMATE TIPS Double-pane windows with low-e coating on the glass reflect heat back into the room during the winter months. Install white window shades, drapes, or blinds to reflect heat away from the house. Repair and weatherize your current storm windows, if necessary. Close curtains on south- and west-facing windows during the day. Install tight-fitting, insulating window shades on windows that feel drafty after weatherizing. Apply sun-control or other reflective films on south- facing windows to reduce solar gain. Install awnings on south- and west-facing windows. Keep windows on the south side of your house clean to maximize solar gain. Close your curtains and shades at night; open them during the day. Windows with spectrally selective coatings on the glass reflect some of the sunlight, keeping your rooms cooler. TYPES OF WINDOW TREATMENTS For Energy Efficiency Cell Shades Wood Blinds Shutters 3. Wood Shutters-both interior and exterior-can help reduce heat gain and loss in your home. Solid shutters will decrease both heat loss and summer heat gain. These insu- lating shutters consist of wood panels, a vapor barrier, and sometimes a decorative covering. 1. Cell Shades - the term "cell" describes each visible side pocket on a honeycomb shade. The more cells there are, the more energy efficient the shade. 2. Wood Blinds-vertical or horizontal slat-type-are more effective at reducing summer heat gain than winter heat loss. BROUGHT TO YOU BY BLINDS.COM SOURCES: WWW.ENERGYSAVERS.GOV I wWW.CONSUMERENERGYCENTER.ORG

Energy Saving Window Treatments

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