Block heat from windows during hot weather with Shade Grade inserts. Save money on air conditioning bills to enjoy a cooler home without altering your original window frames. If you’ve been searching for how to insulate windows to keep heat out, you may have encountered low-E storm windows. Indow Shade Grade inserts are much easier to install and remove, and much better at reducing outside noise.
How to Insulate Windows to Keep Heat Out
Shade Grade Inserts:
- Are made of ⅛” acrylic glazing with a soft green tint. They let in plenty of light while diffusing excess solar rays; like a pair of sunglasses for your windows.
- Are edged in our patented silicone compression tubing, which creates a tight seal to insulate windows from heat.
- Provide an air seal that also keeps hot drafts out.
- Can be easily removed without damaging your window frames.
Shade Grade solar window inserts blend into the surrounding window frame, preserving the look of your original windows while also protecting what’s inside the room from damaging UV rays whether it’s furniture, artwork, photographs, books, wood floors or panelling.
Technical Data on How the Inserts Insulate Windows from Heat:
- Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of .49, meaning it reduces solar heat gain by 51%
- Maintains 57.5% visible light transmittance
- R-value listing: 1.96
- UV reduction: 90%
Testimonial on Shade Grade
Beverly lives in the sweltering heat of New Mexico and installed Shade Grade for summer window insulation. Shade Grade provides relief from the baking heat while also reducing outside noise.
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Each grade blocks drafts and reduces outside noise, but our premium grades have special features to make your existing windows work just right. Click here to read about all the different grades.
Consider the cost and distruption of replacing your windows. The national average for a vinyl window is $66-$87 per sq ft and wooden incased windows average $71-$109 per sq ft.
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