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Shade Grade Inserts from Indow Windows

Indow Windows Shade Grade InsertsIndow Windows new Shade Grade window inserts are like sunglasses for your home, shielding searing summer sun through your windows to keep you cooler and more comfortable.

By reducing solar heat gain, Shade Grade acrylic window inserts make a home more energy efficient and reduce air conditioning bills. And like all Indow Windows, they instantly hush a room by dampening outside noise coming through single-pane windows by up to 50 percent.

Solar radiation through a home’s windows can dramatically spike temperatures. Shade Grade window inserts with their soft green tint still let in plenty of light while reducing solar heat transmitted through windows by almost half. Enjoy bright summer light without sweltering heat.

Indow Windows are acrylic window inserts that simply press into the interior of a window frame using the company’s patented silicone Compression Tube. They require no destructive mounting hardware and are an elegant choice for beautiful, historic windows.

Worldwide, buildings account for one-third of energy consumption. Making homes and businesses more energy efficient has a direct impact on carbon emissions. So while Shade Grade inserts provide comfort and energy savings, they help keep the planet cool too.

When the weather turns cold, Indow Windows Standard Grade inserts block winter drafts to make a room more comfortable and energy efficient. A recent U.S. Department of Energy study found that Indow Windows reduced energy use by more than 20 percent in a Seattle home. The inserts come in a total of seven grades ranging from UV-blocking Museum Grade to light-diffusing Privacy Grade to light-blocking Blackout Grade, all of which provide the same level of energy efficiency.

About Indow Windows

Indow Windows was founded in 2010 after CEO Sam Pardue found a better way to insulate the windows in his 1906 Portland Craftsman home. The result: Indow Windows, custom-manufactured sheets of acrylic edged with the company’s patented Compression Tube. The inserts are now sold in 34 states and Canada. They are 100 percent made in the USA.

The company has received national accolades for its design.  It won the 2014 Top Product of the Year Award in the Environmental Leader Product & Project Awards as well as the 2013 BetterBricks Special Judges Award. Dwell Magazine named it one of the Top 10 products at Greenbuild 2012. It won the national Energy Efficiency Award at the CleanTech Open in 2011 and a Bronze Award in the Energy Efficiency category at the Edison Awards. Sustainable Industries Magazine selected it as one of the Top 10 Green Products of the Year in 2011.

Learn more about Indow Windows.

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