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Historic Windows: UV and Thermal Transfer

Historic windows present challenges when it comes to mitigating the effects of UV and thermal transfer. Providing both UV and thermal barri…

Started by John Poole

23 Jan 31, 2013
Reply by Shade Structures

Historic Windows: Air/Moisture Infiltration

Historic windows almost invariably present two specific challenges to home energy efficiency: 1) Air & moisture infiltration/exfiltrati…

Started by John Poole

1 Jul 10, 2011
Reply by Bill Bradbury

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