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When drawn closed, window dressing prevents the escape of much heat in the winter and coolness in the summer; this has more impact the larger are your windows.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Engage an energy specialist to advise and help you install dressing for your windows.
Step 2Be sure to select window dressing with at least an energy performance profile outlined below.
Window dressing with heavy material and multiple layers is most effective
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.