I live in an apartment in N TX that has a west window that is 7'W X 6'T. It
is actually a double window with four panes each. The heat has come early
this year and the direct sun on that window makes the entire apartment hard
to cool. I was going to have a dark tint applied to the window but the
apartment owners forbid that. Is there a website that sells an effective
heat barrier, like a pull down window shade that would reduce the direct sun
heat? If so, please provide a website and ballpark cost if you know it. I'm
not an engineer but it seems logical to me that a tint would be the best
because it prevents some heat from ever getting into the apartment???
Solar Screens would be an option, if allowed by the owner. We use
these screens in the desert. The fabric has more thread and reduces
the amount of sun into the room.
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Actually, a reflective film is better than one merely tinted. Nevertheless,
Home Depot sells opaque shades in any size. You should be out for $15.00.
If you have access to whatever's outside, put some (large) potted plants
between the window and the sun.
Are the windows functional? (both panes)
Shade cloth outside the window (out the top and in the bottom) will
shade fairly well. It may not look great, but blocking the sun before
it enters the glass is the best option.
Is there a sill outside the window?
Perhaps a windowbox with some tall leafy plants can be made to provide
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Open the window about an inch, top and bottom. Build screening inserts
to plug the holes, if there's not an outer screen.
Then plug the window-bay with a foil-covered urethane foam insert,
with painted sheetrock glued to the inside.
Honestly, I would simply use an AC. You could consult an electrician to
help wire it in a practical way assuming the windows are functional. I
would recommend <a href="http://www.SugarlandElectricians.com ">Sugarland
Electricians</a>. Had some similar work done by them in the past and each
of the 2 times they were very professional and reasonably priced.
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