Insulating your home's windows may save you a bundle on your utility bills. Whether you need to warm up or cool down your home, window insulation may be a good idea. Take this quiz to see how much you know about how to insulate windows.
How much heat loss may be caused by insufficient window insulation?
10 to 18 percent
20 to 30 percent
15 to 35 percent
In the Sun Belt, what is the concern for windows insulation?
What is a very low budget method of window insulation?
If a draft comes from window sills or sashes, what may be an easy solution?
What installation material is needed to put up insulating bubble wrap?
water based glue
What appliance is needed for the last step in installing plastic insulating film?
How can you get thermal shades without spending too much money?
do-it-yourself thermal shades
retail thermal shades
custom thermal shades
What makes thermal drapes most effective?
To insulate at the window sash, what must you remove?
What percentage of homes have single-pane windows?
How many ways may heat be lost through the windows?
What is infiltration?
Air leaks in or out.
Heat passes through the glass.
Heat energy flows from a warm object to a cooler object.
What happens when heat passes through window glass?
What may cause up to 65 percent of the heat loss in your home?
What type of window claims an R-value of 11?
Most window treatment's primary purpose is:
Where are the window jambs?
window meets the wall
behind a molding
What is an inexpensive window insulator?
Thermal shades may keep the heat in, but what do they keep out?
How does the sun shining on the windows cause the air conditioner to work harder?