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Number 321, Wash Windows to Maximize Sun in Winter. Sure, keep your interior window coverings (drapes, blinds, etc.) open during the day in the winter to let the sun enter the home and help heat the inside.
However, more of the sun’s UV rays which will heat the inside air when the windows are clean (on the outside and inside) compared to when they are dirty.
INSTALL COST – Cheap INSTALL COMPLEXITY – Simple
FREQUENCY – Periodic FINANCIAL PAYBACK – Moderate
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