When it comes to the environment, not all window coverings are equal. Each type of window treatment has a different functionality. Some are designed with insulation in mind, some are made from earth friendly and recyclable materials. Listed below are estimates of each type of window covering. The results are based on the product category in general and will vary from product to product. For instance, by adding a blackout liner to a bamboo shade it increases the energy efficiency.

Window CoveringEnergyEarthMaterials
Honeycomb Cell Shades
Shutters
Roller Shades
Solar Screen Shades
Bamboo Shades
Roman Shades
Wood Blinds
Faux Wood Blinds
Vertical Blinds
Aluminum Blinds