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Title: Movable insulation. A guide to reducing heating and cooling losses through the windows in your home

Abstract

A typical house loses 25 to 30% of its heat through windows, and a house with large windows may lose as much as 50%. Numerous movable-insulation systems that will cut the heat loss through windows in half are described. Chapters are: The Energy-Responsive Dwelling, Past to Present; Window Heat Losses and Gains; Enhanced Glazing Systems; Choosing a Window-Insulation Design for Your Home; Pop-In Shutters; Thermal Curtains - Blankets that Fold; Thermal Shades - Blankets that Roll; Thermal Shutters and Folding Screens; Insulation Between Glazing and Interior Louvers; Exterior Hinged and Sliding Shutters; Sun-Shading Screens; Exterior Roll Shutters; Shutters for Skylights; Shutters for Clerestory Windows; Interior Greenhouse Insulation Systems; Exterior Insulation for Greenhouses; Movable Insulation to Assist Passive Space Heating; and Movable Insulation to Assist Solar Water Heaters. Appendices include the following: insulated shade and shutter construction; the economics of window insulation; movable insulation products, hardware, and components; further technical information; and design sources. (MCW)

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OSTI Identifier:
6586566
Resource Type:
Book
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; HOUSES; THERMAL INSULATION; WINDOWS; DESIGN; ECONOMICS; GLAZING MATERIALS; SUN SHADES; AIR INFILTRATION; BUILDING CODES; CONSTRUCTION; GLAZES; GREENHOUSES; HEAT GAIN; HEAT LOSSES; PASSIVE SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; PASSIVE SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; R FACTORS; RESIDENTIAL SECTOR; SHUTTERS; SKYLIGHTS; SOLAR WATER HEATERS; U VALUES; APPLIANCES; BUILDINGS; COATINGS; ENERGY LOSSES; ENERGY SYSTEMS; EQUIPMENT; HEATERS; HEATING SYSTEMS; LOSSES; MATERIALS; OPENINGS; RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS; SOLAR COOLING SYSTEMS; SOLAR EQUIPMENT; SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS; WATER HEATERS; 320101* - Energy Conservation, Consumption, & Utilization- Residential Buildings- (-1987); 291000 - Energy Planning & Policy- Conservation

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Langdon, W K. Movable insulation. A guide to reducing heating and cooling losses through the windows in your home. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Langdon, W K. Movable insulation. A guide to reducing heating and cooling losses through the windows in your home. United States.
Langdon, W K. Tue . "Movable insulation. A guide to reducing heating and cooling losses through the windows in your home". United States.
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abstractNote = {A typical house loses 25 to 30% of its heat through windows, and a house with large windows may lose as much as 50%. Numerous movable-insulation systems that will cut the heat loss through windows in half are described. Chapters are: The Energy-Responsive Dwelling, Past to Present; Window Heat Losses and Gains; Enhanced Glazing Systems; Choosing a Window-Insulation Design for Your Home; Pop-In Shutters; Thermal Curtains - Blankets that Fold; Thermal Shades - Blankets that Roll; Thermal Shutters and Folding Screens; Insulation Between Glazing and Interior Louvers; Exterior Hinged and Sliding Shutters; Sun-Shading Screens; Exterior Roll Shutters; Shutters for Skylights; Shutters for Clerestory Windows; Interior Greenhouse Insulation Systems; Exterior Insulation for Greenhouses; Movable Insulation to Assist Passive Space Heating; and Movable Insulation to Assist Solar Water Heaters. Appendices include the following: insulated shade and shutter construction; the economics of window insulation; movable insulation products, hardware, and components; further technical information; and design sources. (MCW)},
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