Download "Do Energy Efficient Awnings Really Work?" Ebook

The Science Explained

You might have heard that awnings can be used to make a building more energy efficient. But is that true? Are awnings really better at creating energy efficiency than other window treatments like blinds, shades, and louvers?

The answer is yes. In fact, awnings can reduce the amount of energy required to cool a home by up to 79% in some climates.

In this eBook, you’ll learn:

  • How different window treatments compare on energy savings
  • Exactly how awnings reduce the need for heating and cooling
  • Which awning material the best at creating energy efficiency
  • And more

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