Just The Facts.

I get asked about these things a lot. Especially at this time of year.  Each year I write a bit about these things and hope that those of you who have not paid attention in the past will do so now.  I have yet to meet anyone who doesn’t want to reduce their heating and cooling bills. So, listen up, group. Here are the facts: 1. Putting solar film on your windows will reduce the heat transmitted though the windows by at least  68 percent.  This is heat transmitted in both directions.  Window Film and More:  http://www.windowfilmandmore.com/how-does-window-film-lower-your-cooling-bills.aspx 2.Just adding blackout lining to your existing window treatments can reduce your heating and cooling bill by at least 15 percent. Thermal Curtains Lining Efficiency: http://thermalinsulatedcurtains.com/ University of Wisconsin: Energy Conserving Window Treatments: http://learningstore.uwex.edu/assets/pdfs/B3064.pdf 3. While risking the wrath of some, I am going to quote the  U.S. Department of Energy and tell READ MORE