Green Roof IconSUN SHADING

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Information

It is important to know how you can maintain maximum comfort while also saving energy. The sun can help you warm up your space and provide natural lighting.

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What Can You Do?

Windows provide views, but can also be a powerful resource for assisting with heating and cooling your space. Think about opening a window when the weather is nice.

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Passive Cooling

When too much natural light is penetrating into your dorm room, use the window shade to reduce the amount of light coming in. This will help with deflecting the sun’s radiant heat, making the space cooler.

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Other Resources

Read the article below to find out more on fall and winter energy saving tips. 

DOE Site
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Example

Read this article from the Department of Energy on different window coverings and how you can reduce energy loss through windows.

DOE Site