If you are looking to improve your home’s energy efficiency, a good place to start is with your windows. If you have old windows, you may be better off replacing them. But if your windows aren’t ancient, there are some things you can do to improve their efficiency without having to go to the full expense of getting new ones.
Simple window treatments can make a big difference in how well your windows fare against the cold and the heat. Blinds or curtains can be used to keep out the light and heat in the summertime and then to let it in during the winter. Window treatments provide insulation, and without them, your home can lose as much as 50% of its heating and cooling, which can make Continue reading