DIY extra window insulation using bubble wrap.

 This was inspired by an article on BuildItSsolar.com 



 This is one method of a semi permanent fixing of bubble wrap to UPVC window units and my not be suitable for your style of window.

I have only done this on a frosted window as the reduction in visibility is not an issue.

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Step 1: What You Will Need

A knife & sissers to trim the bubble wrap edges.
A scraper to prise out glass retaining strips & rubber weather strips.
A clean window.

Bubble wrap - not shown but it needs to be measured so that it is slightly larger than the glass with an inch or so to spare.

<p>This works and is especially appropriate for privacy.</p>
Bubble Wrap Insulation WORKS! There are easier and fancier ways to apply it, so do some searches before commencing. But no kidding, it really does save on energy consumption!
I just posted a similar window, nice job. <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> <br>
Thanks, <br> <br>Your frame method looks easy to remove, I haven't cleaned my windows for ages.. <br> <br>I would now recommend putting some silica Gel at the bottom as I have started to get slight condensation build up between the glass &amp; wrap. <br> <br>Watch out for black mold, keep it under control with bleach. <br> <br>Regards
I love this! Do you know how this would hold up to a blower door test? Georgia now requires them and I have a company coming over to preform it, and I wonder if this would help my rating. These are the guys that are doing it if that helps: http://www.americanenergysolutionsinc.com thanks!
Ha, very clever!

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