Energy Efficiency Tips for Winter Window Coverings

Installing window coverings throughout a home will minimize the escape of heat and cut down on the use of electricity.

  • Professional Measurement – of your custom window treatments by a seasoned window coverings expert.
  • Honeycomb Construction – the most energy-efficient window treatments utilize it (e.g. Hunter Douglas Duvette)
  • Roller Shades – can be controlled with a chain or an electrical light switch.
  • Louvered Shutters – available in three styles: Cafe, plantation and sliding…including wood and faux-wood construction
  • Minimize Fading from Sun Exposure – Window treatments protect rugs, paintings and furniture fabrics.
  • West-facing Windows – need the most coverage because they allow the hottest light to pass through.
  • South-facing Windows – are the most important natural light source and need only light coverage.

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