Energy-efficient Window Treatments for Your Home

As the temperature start to drop here on the east coast, heating bills start to climb. Insulative window treatments are a great way to help with keep the heat in and get those bills down. It is often a surprise how much heat lose comes from windows and doors. Hunter Douglas has great energy efficient window blinds to improve functionality and save money. Here are a few insulative products .

Honeycomb Shades

Honeycomb shades are a great option for keeping heat in your home. The honeycomb structure has a pocket to separate the warm air inside from the cold air outside along your window panes. Keep the shades open during the day to welcome heat from the sun. During overcast days and in the evening, close your shades to provide a layer of insulation. If energy efficiency is your biggest concern, go with the honeycomb Shades or the Duette Architella Honeycomb Shades (which has more layers of fabric for maximum insulation). With a wide selection of colors and materials, there’s a honeycomb fit for every room of your home.

Roman Shades

Roman shades are another energy efficient and decorative option. Comparable to the honeycomb design, the folds he folds of the fabric create pockets to keep the heat in. The roman hades are not as insulative as the honeycomb shades but are more decorative. This, along with the thick outer fabric provides insulation for your windows. Roman shades come in different shapes, colors and fabrics, allowing you to attain contrasting levels of light control.

Roller Shades

Hunter Douglas Roller shades also add some insulation. The Sonette design has a simple roller shade look with a pocket of air in between. This combination offers both light control and energy efficiency.

Summary of Energy Efficient Window Blinds from Hunter Douglas

Of the window treatments above, honeycomb shades offer maximum insulation. The others are great options as well if you’re looking to balance energy efficiency with light control and other features. If you’re interested in learning more about these insulative window blinds from Hunter Douglas, stop by our showroom In Burlington, MA. You can also sample the large selection of colors, fabrics, and patterns offered within each product line.

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