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A Quality New Window Wastes Twice as Much
Energy as an Old Window with a Window Quilt®
R-value on single glazed is 4.58
Conduction losses reduced 80%
Building losses reduced 12%
Rooms are comfortable at 5 degrees lower
thermostat setting with insulated windows.
Noticeable difference -- instantly.
Convection currents and drafts eliminated
Vapor barrier fabric with full perimeter seal
Air infiltration reduced by 63%
Additional energy saved through decrease in heat and A/C load
Allows full solar gain in winter; blocks 99.5% in summer
Blocking air infiltration and solar gain can reduce cooling
load by 40%
Exceptionally cost effective technology for over 30 years.
48 January/February 2011 SOLAR TODAY solartoday.org
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