Cold homes have a huge impact on kiwi families lives.
In the past few years, New Zealanders have become more aware of insulation in their homes. If you have insulated your walls, floor and ceiling, then your windows are the next place where heat will escape. Blockout Linings on your Drapes and Blinds help to maximise window insulation.
"Good curtains and blinds can reduce heat loss through windows by 60% for single glazed windows, and 40% to 50% for double glazing. As they only work when they’re drawn, curtains and blinds are not a substitute for proper double glazing. The aim is to create a seal between the curtain or blind and the window, so that cold air from the window doesn’t get into the room, and warm air stays in the room." -Source: https://www.energywise.govt.nz
To provide the highest level of insulation your curtains would ideally be