What kind of performance do I need?

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Re: What kind of performance do I need?

#16 Post by Windows on Washington » Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:26 pm

ranman wrote:
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Randy
By the way...one Randy on the board is 1 Randy too many... :lol:

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Re: What kind of performance do I need?

#17 Post by ranman » Wed Apr 18, 2012 10:09 pm

No grids.

Made me think though; how much does a screen reduce solar gain? I assume all window ratings are without the screen? We rarely open the windows and usually go straight from heating to cooling (sometimes in the same day!).

Good point about the attic insulation. That's next on my list.

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Re: What kind of performance do I need?

#18 Post by Windows on Washington » Thu Apr 19, 2012 6:27 am

Screens (half even) will likely drop it another 2-4 points.

Be sure to have someone who is qualified look at the insulation and air sealing at the same time.

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