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Alexander Spivak, Ashok Kumar and Matthew Franchetti
Installation of garage door flaps and other draft prevention methods is
generally an inexpensive and easy way to save money. More expensive decisions faced
by business owners are insulation of the garage door and interlocking of the door with a
heater/air conditioning unit. While former is nearly always good practice, two latter
solutions require payback period calculations.
Garage doors, garage door insulation, HVAC, cooling garage, heating
garage, flap, insulation, energy consumption, interlocking garage door, heat loss, vinyl
flaps, workshop garage, garage operations, garage management, garage door opener,
furnace, air conditioner, A/C, garage door flaps, temperature controlled garage.
College of Engineering The University of Toledo Toledo, OH 43606 USA