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The Green Life: Winterize Your Home: Layers for Windows

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December 02, 2009

Winterize Your Home: Layers for Windows

Keep the cold out by insulating windows According to a report released by the White House, homes are responsible for more than 20 percent of carbon emissions in the United States. By making a few minor adjustments to your abode, you can reduce emissions and save money this winter.

Tip #3: Insulate Windows

You can save up to $20 per window per winter in energy costs by fortifying panes with plastic window film. If installed properly, the inexpensive plastic should be nearly invisible. Heavy curtains are another option for beating the cold. If you're not concerned with aesthetics, you may want to try the bubble-wrap solution

Share your tips: How do you winterize your windows?

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