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Try These 7 Window Coverings to Help You Save Energy

While your windows make sure your home has light and scenery to spare, they’re not without their flaws. Windows can also be one of the main sources of heating and cooling loss, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with big energy bills. Many window treatments are designed with energy efficiency in mind. In fact, you have your choice when it comes to styles, colors and other specifics.

In particular, shades and shutters will help form an insulating buffer between your home and the temperatures outdoors. While some treatments may work better than others, energy efficiency isn’t the only priority. Luckily, you have help choosing which treatments to go with. A free virtual or in-home consultation can set you up you with a design expert prepared to transform your ideas into reality.

Insulate Your Home with Honeycomb Shades

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Who said saving energy meant you had to sacrifice style? Honeycomb shades, also known as cellular shades, provide practical benefits including light control and energy efficiency. They use pockets of air encased between single, double or triple-cell shades to block out light, heat and even sound. You can even add a motorized control system for maximum convenience.

1. Applause® Honeycomb Shades are a fan favorite because homeowners appreciate the triple-cell construction. You can decide between vertical or horizonal orientation as well as the color and fabric material.

2. Duette® Honeycomb Shades are the most energy-efficient honeycomb shades available. Compare the four pleat sizes until you find the one you like and consider upgrading these shades with LightLock™ or Duolite® systems. They can offer outstanding blackout and light-diffusion features.

Roman Shades Offer Clean, Simple Energy Efficiency

Roman shades are another excellent option for building a layer of protection between you and the outdoors. These shades are minimalist enough to not draw unwanted attention while presenting enough detail and texture to look great anyway. Roman shades are available in a variety of fabrics and colors, and you can even personalize the opacity, such as with Vignette Roman Shades. If you’d like to reach a balance between energy efficiency and scenery, a new set of Roman shades might be the way to go.

3. Provenance® Woven Wood Shades are great for someone who enjoys nature without all the dirt and animals that comes with it. These charming bamboo shades can be fitted with light-filtering liners for more control over light and privacy.

4. Solera® Soft Shades could be your preferred pick if you want the look of a Roman shade and the energy efficiency of honeycomb shades. The insulating pockets can even help dampen noise from outside.

Increase Your Energy Efficiency with Plantation Shutters

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For even higher energy efficiency, a new set of custom shutters gets the job done better than other window treatments. Shutters present a sense of splendor and class, calling to mind upscale country manors. You can fine-tune your shutters by color, louver size and even architectural details for window treatments that complement the space perfectly.

5. Traditional Wood Shutters are worthwhile if you want true authenticity. These interior shutters are made with durable, furniture-grade basswood and highlight historically accurate 1¼” miniature louvers.

6. Classic Plantation Shutters merge the beauty of a wood shutter with the energy efficiency of polymer. These shutters are built with premium materials and can be customized.

7. LouverWood® Plantation Shutters are the ultimate choice for the energy-minded homeowner. These beautiful plantation shutters offer three times the insulation versus wood shutters. For those looking for the most stylish energy-efficient shutters around, LouverWood is the way to go.

Compare Shutter Styles with Our Visualizer Tool

If you can’t decide between different interior shutters, our Visualizer Tool can help. You can upload a photo of your home or choose from our sample rooms and compare colors, louver sizes and other details. Feel free to keep going until you’ve arrived at your dream shutters.

Maximize Your Energy Savings with Custom Louver Shop of Atlanta Window Treatments

Energy efficiency is more important than ever, and your window treatments can be a big part of your plan to increase those monthly savings. Whether you want the softness of shades or the sturdiness of shutters, Louver Shop of Atlanta offers some of the best of the best. Don’t forget to schedule a free consultation if you’d like help from a design expert. They have the knowledge and experience to notice your favorite styles and pair you with the right window treatments. You can schedule your consultation by giving us a call at 888-428-1415.

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