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Install window film
The sun is a powerful source of heat that can reduce the effectiveness of your cooling systems; tinted window film can significantly reduce the amount of direct sunshine entering through your windows.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Purchase and install window film to your windows.
Step 2Be sure to select window film with at least an energy performance profile outlined below.
NFRC glazing rating
If I complete this measure, can I track my savings over time?If you mark an item on your plan as completed, we will track your estimated energy use and savings over time. We can use this to find additional savings options.
How can energy upgrades improve the comfort and health of my home?No matter how efficient your heating and cooling equipment is, if your home is not properly sealed and insulated, you may not be as comfortable as you could be, and your heating and cooling systems will have to work harder. Additionally, if you have leaky or poorly insulated ductwork, your home might have humidity problems, excessive dust, or rooms that are never quite comfortable. Improving the building shell and sealing ducts can generally improve your home.