Did you know that using an awning on your house can help your family reduce their energy consumption and cut costs this summer?Air conditioning usage can lead to large amounts of energy wasted and even larger amounts of money wasted. But what is there to do in the hot summer months when the heat is unbearable? Awnings that cover windows and glass doors can reduce about 55%-75% percent of the heat load entering your house from the outside sun during those hot summer months. Awnings that are permanently fixed or retractable can be used to retract the sun away from heat trapping glass on your house. The heat that enters your house via refracted light through glass windows and doors are responsible for 20% of your air conditionings working load. Save your air conditioner for years to come, reduce energy consumption and save lots of money by using several different types of awnings specific to your home!