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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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Phifer SheerWeave 4000 Roller Shades - 5%details
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
Rated 4.0/5
Sheer Weave Roller Shades - 14% details
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
Rated 4.0/5
Eclipse 5% Screen Roller Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
Rated 4.0/5
Designer 5%-10% Solar Screen Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
Rated 5.0/5
Silverscreen Roller Shades - 4% Special Discount on Blindsdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
Rated 4.0/5
EcoGreen Solar Screen Shadesdetails
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Solar Screen Shades from Blinds Chalet
Rated 5.0/5

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Eco Green Roller Shades - Solar Screen Shades - EcoShades

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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Category: Press Releases

Affordable Roller Shades
Roller Shades are an ideal window treatment for homes and offices. They are a perfect compliment for floor-to-ceiling windows and large windows that receive direct sunlight. Their sheer weave design comes in a variety of openness, which refers to the amount of light enters the room. Roller shades maintain views while blocking UV rays and help keep rooms cool. As a mid-summer incentive for homeowners and companies trying to beat the summer heat, some companies are offering discounts on popular roller shades.... more
Window Blinds and Shades Suited To Desert Environments
With one of the hottest summers in years sweeping the nation, people are looking for ways to stay cool in the summer heat. Window treatments are an easy, inexpensive way to help cut air-conditioning costs and to get a little relief from the sun. Below are some of the best blinds for desert living. Get relief from the heat immediately by ordering window treatments and blinds that have one or two-day production times.... more
Measure the Difference ComforTrack Double Cell Shades Make
Fall is here. Despite record setting high temperatures across the country in the last few weeks, cold weather will be moving in soon. In the mountains, nighttime temperatures are already reaching into the 20’s and 30’s. There is no better time to help insulate drafty windows or single pane windows than with ComforTrack cell shades to keep the cold out and help reduce energy bills.... more
Green Window Treatments
Many people ask if there are ways to incorporate eco-friendly window treatments into their home design and still have a stylish appearance. There are. Bamboo offers and exotic flair to homes, while roller and solar shades give a subtle polished appearance to a room. Cell shades are probably the most plain as far as design goes, but the selection of rich, neutral colors are a great compliment to any room.... more
New Year – New Blinds
Sometimes New Years resolutions are made with the best intentions to keep them, but because of financial situations, they sometimes get pushed over from year to year. This year, why not fulfill those resolutions while there are sales and discounted items so that you not only get to cross that item off your list, but you get the sense of accomplishment of doing what you said you were going to do?... more

Category: Window Covering Design Tips

Why Solar Window Shades are a Summer Favorite
Solar window shades were created so people could still enjoy the view out of their living room, bedroom or workspace, while controlling glare and the amount of heat that enters a space. New to the market are Designer Solar Window Shades. Designer window shades add a little spice to any room.... more
Tips for Buying Door Blinds
Doors can sometimes be tricky to buy window treatments for because of their unusual size and shape. Not only that, door blinds shouldn’t interfere with your ability to easily open and close the door. Some window treatments ‘fly away,’ meaning they swing out the door when it opens and get caught in it when it closes, often damaging blinds or window treatments.... more

Category: Energy Conservation

Comfortex EcoGreen - Environment Friendly Window Treatments

Comfortex EcoGreen Features and Benefits

Comfortex has introduced their new line of eco-friendly window coverings. Not only do they beautify windows but they help conserve the worlds natural resources.... more

News Articles for "Leed"

Installing eco-friendly window shades is one of the steps homeowners can take to save energy.
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.

The Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is expected to draw about 27,000 people this month.
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.

When retrofitting a house for energy savings, choose eco-friendly cellular shades for their insulating quality.
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
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
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
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.