What Are the Most Energy-Efficient Window Treatments for Boston?
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What Are the Most Energy-Efficient Window Treatments for Boston?

At Louver Shop of Boston, there is more to our window treatments than only great style. The perfect shutters, blinds or shades may help make your family’s home in Boston more pleasant—and help you cut energy costs.

Regardless of whether you’re more interested in blocking out bright light or keeping heating or cooling from disappearing out the window during the colder nights, your Louver Shop of Boston representative will learn your preferred options during your free, in-home consultation. And we can give you several suggestions to mull over, all from the comfort of your couch.

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If you’re eager to learn more right away, continue reading to discover which efficient window treatments can produce the largest difference on your utility bill by promoting energy efficiency.

Cellular Shades

Cellular shades, also known as honeycomb shades, are a good pick for homeowners who are looking for increased energy efficiency. as reported by the U.S. Department of Energy, they’re the window treatment with the best R-value. An analysis of the insulating function of different materials, high R-values make a noticeable difference for houses looking for energy savings.

Honeycomb shades operate by collecting small chambers of air that keep warm air from leaking out during the winter season or from coming in during the warmer months. And with potential to choose single-cell, double-cell or triple-cell construction, you can find the right version for your house.

Want some options? Louver Shop of Boston brings added efficiency and a good look with Hunter Douglas Duette® Honeycomb Shades. With the Trielle™ selection, your Duette shades provide 20 percent greater efficiency—as a result of six layers of fabric and five insulating pockets. Or go with Applause® Honeycomb Shades for triple-cell construction.

Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are an interior, more permanent window covering. Most often created from hardwood, these energy efficient window coverings include an element of timeless style, higher property value and expanded energy efficiency.

Because the treatments are anchored directly to the window’s frame, plantation shutters include fewer places for heat to slip out during the cold season. They also defend your space from heat and light during the hottest days. They also deliver enhanced light filtering effectiveness.

At Louver Shop of Boston, you can select from the Heritage or Signature Shutter lines to discover a great fit for your house.

Built fully from our exclusive polymer material, LouverWood® Shutters insulate up to three times more thoroughly than wood. And when you want to have the best of both solutions, our Classic Shutters have a wood frame and PVC louvers.

Roman Shades

When open, Roman shades gather tidily to make a stack of shade material. When closed, they produce a solid sheet of cloth between the glass and your house. For your best bet for energy efficiency, try for a heavier textile. Louver Shop of Boston has a variety of fabrics to work with any style and efficiency need.

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When you want to hear more about your opportunities for a more energy-efficient family home, call Louver Shop of Boston. Our free, in-home consultation will help you understand what matches your home. Schedule yours now.

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