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Seven ways to keep your home cooler. Tips on fans, awnings, and window films.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #248 Apr 1984 (v.34#4) pg. 66

How to remove the backing from window tint film without damaging the film.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 33

How to remove solar film from windows.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 6

Three quick, cost-effective ways to improve older windows without replacing them. How to install combination storm windows, interior insulating windows and window tinting films.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #325 Feb 1992 (v.42#2) pg. 30

Keeping out the sun. How to chose and apply tinting film on home windows.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 73

Twelve ways to screen your windows against the sun. A variety of awnings, shutters, screening, sun-control film, and eyebrows are examined.
HANDY ANDY May 1978 (v.2#8) pg. 21

A look at the new window treatments designed to stop heat loss. Covers insulating shutters, removable insulating panels, quilts and blankets, film shades and reflective films.
HANDY ANDY Nov 1979 (v.4#2) pg. 19

Tip on applying tinted window film to help keep your home cool during the summer.
HOME MECHANIX #746 Jun 1990 (v.86) pg. 13

Window improvements for saving energy. What is available in solar screening materials, how much do they cost and how are they used.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #644 Jan 1982 (v.78) pg. 38

A roster of summer energy savers. How to reduce interior temperatures using interior drapes, curtains, or blinds, solar films, solar screens, exterior shutters, vegetation, structural overhangs and awnings.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1980 (v.1#2) pg. 36

Easy solar control. How window films can save you money. How to select and install thin plastic window films.
NEW SHELTER May-Jun 1984 (v.5#5) pg. 56

Make your own solar screens which block up to 75% of the sun's heat. Fabricate simple aluminum frames, install the plastic screening, and attach to the outside of your windows with simple fasteners.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1978 (v.149#4) pg. 168

How to apply Scotchtint Sun Control film to a window. It will reflect up to 75% of the sun's radiant heat and cut glare.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1978 (v.149#5) pg. 141

Installing a reflective, tinted plastic film on your windows will reduce heat built-up inside your house by reflecting more sunlight and filtering out some rays.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1974 (v.205#3) pg. 125

How to apply invisible insulation to your windows. How to apply plastic films which transmit light, but reflect heat back into your house.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1983 (v.223#2) pg. 89, 28

A guide to window sun blocks. Suggests five outdoor methods, two on the glass, and three indoor methods.
SUNSET Jun 1981 (v.166#6) pg. 98