Let the sun shine- PAMA study proves awnings save energy and money.
Results for a typical year vary among the regions surveyed, but awnings and roller shades consistently provide cooling energy savings no matter where you live.
Central/North Central -Awnings: 43 percent - Exterior shades: 28 percent
North/Northeast -Awnings: 42 percent -Exterior shades: 25 percent
Sunbelt -Awnings: 25 percent - Exterior shades: 19 percent
West/Northwest - Awnings: 51 percent - Exterior shades: 22 percent
Michelle Sahlin is managing director of the Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA), a division of IFAI. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or +1 651 225 6948. click here for the full study: http://specialtyfabricsreview.com/articles/0812_f2_awning_solution.html