1:5:10:365 EcoTip Blog

October 22, 2008

:296 Insulated Drapes

Filed under: :296 Insulated Drapes — Tags: , , , , , — John Banta @ 8:52 am

Welcome to today’s 1:5:10:365 Tip for becoming a better steward for our home and planet environment.

1:5:10:296 EcoTip:  Substantial amounts of energy are lost through windows. Insulated drapes can increase whatever R-value your windows already have by R-6 or more.

Source: The Warm Company

 

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 Additional Information:

The warm company has an on-line book called Shades for Comfort You can download it free at http://www.warmcompany.com/wwpage.html. It provides detailed information on making your own insulated drapes, but will also be helpful in understanding what to look for if you decide to purchase insulating drapes that have been pre-manufactured.

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