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: energy efficient, Save Money, Custom Window Treatments

Improve Home Efficiency by Improving Window Efficiency

Posted by All About Blinds   |   February 28, 2018

Energy efficient window treatments can help lower energy costs.

 

Would you tolerate an open hole in the side of your house? Without energy efficient windows, your home is nearly as exposed as it would be with a gaping hole. Of all the parts of your house, windows are among the most vulnerable to heat transfer; this can mean shelling out much more in energy bills. By investing in window efficiency, you can seal your abode off from the outside world, ensuring sustainability and affordability for the long haul.

 

 

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Topics: Home Decor, Save Money, Tips, All About Blinds

How to Save Money by Choosing the Right Window Treatments

Posted by All About Blinds   |   January 26, 2017

2-Inch-Stained-Wood-Blinds-(2).jpgWe all know that when we save energy by making our homes more energy efficient, we also save money in the long run. When selecting window treatments or coverings, you do not need to skimp on style if one of the outcomes you want to accomplish is to save energy.

If you want to reduce heat gain in your home from your windows during the summer and heat loss during the cooler months, Energy.gov recommends the following window treatments that are not only attractive, but will help you save money on your cooling and heating costs throughout the year.

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Topics: Shades, Window Shades, Window Treatments, Save Money

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