appropriate window treatments can save money by saving energy
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Energy Savings Through Window Treatments

Even after you've weatherstripped and caulked them, windows in older homes can still be drafty. Here's another line of defense against the chills: window treatments. The right shades, curtains, and even blinds will help retain some portion of the estimated 10 to 30 percent of heat lost through windows in wintertime. Follow our pointers to keep drafts from messing up your comfort zone.
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