A Better Retrofit Than New Shades?

Few airline CEOs are as stingy at Ryanair’s Tony O’Leary, who once discussed removing window shades to save on cleaning and maintenance costs. But those sliding panels do require some care, and they are a crude device for achieving their purposes: cutting solar heat from warming cabins on the...

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