Energy Efficient Window Treatments are a Smart Choice

Posted by All About Blinds   |   October 31, 2018

abbfeb2-1You might be surprised to hear that the U.S. Department of Energy has estimated that 25 to 40 percent of your heating and cooling costs can be attributed to the windows in your home. This is because the glass in your windows will lose heat in the winter and gain more heat during the Jacksonville’s hot summer months. Depending on the time of the year, you will run your heater or air conditioner more, which uses more energy and increases your utility bills. So, what can you do to stop this from happening in your home?

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Topics: Custom Window Treatments, Save Money, energy efficient

Regulate Summer Heat with Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds   |   June 21, 2018

window treatments for summertimeEnergy efficiency matters all over the world, but it’s especially important in Florida homes. The Sunshine State is famous for its sweltering summer heat; in Jacksonville, for instance, average temperatures are well above 90 for much of the summer. For many homeowners, the only way to get through the summer is to keep the air conditioning on full blast the entire time. But if you’re not careful about saving energy, this can lead to a massive increase in your electricity bill, not to mention the impact on the environment. Luckily, you can cut down on energy use while keeping your home cool with the following window enhancements:

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Topics: Window Treatments, Shades, energy efficient

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