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Installing home awnings is an effective shading and cooling method and can reduce window glare and sunlight by as much as 94 percent and reduce heat gain by as much as 77 percent. Retractable awnings offer the option of allowing sunlight in on winter days and blocking it out on summer days, for year-round energy savings.



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Landscaping – Increase Shade Double Black Arrow
During the summer, sunlight streaming in windows forces an air conditioner to work harder, leading to increased energy use. While curtains can be closed, summer shade can be achieved by planting trees around your home. Learn More