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In the winter, cold air literally pulls the heat from your home. Heat
is absorbed through the window by the cold air outside. [arrow A]
Doors and windows in your home lose energy in a variety of ways
In the summer, direct (solar) radiation pours into your home and
warms the air inside. [arrow B]
In all seasons, air moves in and out of your home through tiny cracks
and crevices around your windows and doors. (A 1/16" gap around
a window amounts to a hole the size of a brick!) [arrow C]
and doors have an "R-Value" of between R-1 and R-2, compared
to the rest of your home, which is typically between R-11 and R-19.
Since most building codes require approximately 25% of outside walls
to be windows and doors (for light, ventilation, and fire escape),
that means 25% of your home is not insulated the way it should be.
And it's costing you money!
Call a Sunset
Home Improvements representative and let us tell you more!
Now back to...
Why Vinyl Windows
02. How Can the Gas Company Save You
03. What is Energy Star?
04. How Energy Efficient
is Your Home?
05. A Note on Energy Cost Today
06. How to Save Energy and Money
in Your Home
Tip of the Month
Cost vs. Resale Value
vs. Fuel Cost
TexCote vs Traditional
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