CHICAGO, Aug. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Total Shade, Inc., a privately held window shade manufacturer located in Chicago, has received extraordinary testing results on their patented insulating window shade system. The results indicate that, with a Total Shade insulating window shade system in place, the end consumer can expect up to a 65% reduction in solar heat transfer during summer months and as much as an 18% increase in insulating properties during winter months. In short, users can expect a noticeable change in their daily energy consumption.
These results are important because they prove that the Total Shade patented insulating window shade system not only works, but it works very well. Outside energy consulting and infrastructure firms will be assessing the impact they pose to current architectural models.
Applications for the system are endless and can be described best by the following: Systems as tested can be applied to any existing piece of glass, which means enhanced glass performance without having to replace it.The system and its performance characteristics can be applied to any building, meaning enhanced performance.
The test results for were generated in accordance with NFRC 201-2014 testing procedure. The test results for SHGC (Solar Heat Gain Coefficient), the value used to describe solar heat transfer, decreased from 0.75 to 0.26 after installing the Total Shade system. SHGC decreased 65%.
The test results for insulating properties were generated in accordance with NFRC 102-2010 testing procedure. The test results for U-factor, the value used to describe the insulating properties of a window, changed from a 0.32 to 0.26 after installing the Total Shade system.
Total Shade Inc., innovative leader in shade technology, offers smart and beautiful shades with a view that reduce glare and have energy savings up to 65%. Total Shade is the result of his pursuit to create a functioning shade that efficiently manages interior temperatures without obstructing the view.
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SOURCE Total Shade Inc.