The Positive Impact of Awnings

According to the magazine Industrial Fabric Products Review, April 2007, a study done at the University of Minnesota found that there are great savings to be had by using an awning. The following excerpt is based on their findings .

If you have a standard double clear window in a wood or vinyl frame you can achieve the following savings in Phoenix when cooling your house with a window:

Awning Energy(kWh) Energy Saved Cost Cost $ Saved
None 7438 $870
12 month 5905 21% $691 $179
Summer 6011 19% $703 $167