Energy Efficient Window Coverings
Want to save money on energy costs? The easiest way is to upgrade your window coverings. With this one simple change, you will save money and have a more comfortable temperature within your home, all without blowing your budget. All you have to do is pick the right window shades and they’ll do the rest of the work to keep your home cool in the summer and warm in the winter, saving you money in the process.
With their honeycomb-inspired construction, cellular shades provide a few extra layers of insulation for your windows. When the heat or cold from outside does make its way through the window, cellular shades trap it in its cells, providing you with a cooler house in the summer and a warmer space in the winter. You can also choose between single or double cells, allowing you to customize your level of energy efficiency.
Solar shades allow you to block up to 95% of harmful UV rays. Alongside that, solar shades will block much of the outside heat, making them perfect for summer. They can also reduce glare, so you can have a more energy-efficient home as you enjoy your media room or home theater.
Pleated shades are closely related to cellular shades. From the front, they look very similar. However, instead of containing honeycombs, they’re pleated. They still help insulate windows, so if you live in a more moderate climate, pleated shades are perfect energy efficient window treatments.
Because these are fabric shades, they can provide some insulation. However, they’re not as effective as cell shades. If you need just a tiny bit of insulation, then consider roman shades. You can always add liners to the shades to give you even more energy efficiency.
Whatever your energy efficiency needs, you can find the perfect window coverings. From an extreme to a moderate climate, you have options for energy efficient window coverings. And you don’t have to sacrifice style for energy efficiency. At Select Blinds, you can have both.
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