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LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. They are an organization that rates products on a 100 scale. They look at products that promote green materials and resources as well as indoor environmental quality. Below you will find the LEED certified products that Blinds Chalet carries. Blinds Chalet is proud to participate in LEED's efforts of promoting eco-friendly products.
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Eco Green Roller Shades - Solar Screen Shades - EcoShades
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Q:I am interested in your EcoShades. I like the fact that there are no VOCs, but what flame retardant is the material treated with? PBDEs have been banned in Washington State and in Europe so I'm trying to avoid that flame retardant. Is your material made in the United States, shipped to you in a raw format, or made in another location then shipped to you?
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EcoGreen roller shades are environmentally friendly as well as stylish
Oct 28 2011
Among the many roller shade selections from Blinds Chalet, an environmentally friendly choice is the EcoGreen roller shade.
Bamboo woven wood shades are an eco-friendly choice for green decorating
Nov 5 2010
When green designers and buildings converge on Chicago this year for the annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, they'll hear from someone who knows a thing or two about leadership.
Energy savings of passive houses continue inside with cellular shades
Oct 8 2010
California's first retrofitted house using passive house specifications – and one of the first of its kind in the U.S. – will be open for public tours later this month.
Go green with bamboo woven wood shades
Oct 4 2010
A small community in Meadowlands, Canada has recently approved the construction of a 20-acre housing settlement which is meant for baby boomers. Each residence will be constructed to accommodate the needs of older adults and also emphasize green design, according to The Abbotsford Mission Times.
New housing attains LEED certification, could benefit from bamboo woven shades
Sep 17 2010
Eco Home Magazine reports that an affordable housing complex in downtown Boston is receiving a major renovation that will make it far more energy-efficient by cutting energy output by seven percent without costing the residents a penny.
Going green, honeycomb shades can save money in winter
Aug 30 2010
The Boston Globe recently reported a home in Holliston, Massachusetts saved more than $2,000 in heating costs this past winter due to the new installation of their geothermal system and may also have benefits in the hotter months.