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Window treatment for energy conservation. Energy note.



This energy note gives the non-technical reader a clear look at windows how to get the most from them in cooling heating, ventilating and illuminating the home. Although most of the points are applicable anywhere in the country, emphasis is on summer solar heat gain experienced in buildings in Florida. Two common features of Southern building style are large window areas to let the light and breezes in, and shading devices or window films to keep the hot sunshine out. This energy note addresses design guidelines and strategies as well as shading devices and window films for existing windows. In winter, windows should seal tightly and allow the sun to enter the building without glare but prevent heat loss to the outside. For the warmer seasons they should be operable to let breezes in; they should keep solar heat out while still allowing light to eneter (ver documento).

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Ministerio de Ambiente y Energía. Secretaría de Planificación del Sub-Sector Energía - Centro de Información de Energía y Ambiente, CIENA

Grettel Ruiz Matarrita

Calle 25, Avenidas 8 y 10. San José, Costa Rica

(506)25476900 - 25476239

De lunes a viernes de 8 a.m. a 12m.

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