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Common Questions for "Energy Bill"

West Facing Window Treatments

What product you would suggest for west facing window treatments? I need something that insulates my windows and reduce my energy costs.

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Hunter Douglas Trio Convertable Shades

Do you carry the Hunter Douglas Trio convertable shades?

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Best Noise Reduction Shades

I'm interested in your best noise reduction shades.

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Crinkle Fabric Shades - Crinkle Texture Shades - Free Samples

I can't figure out how to order the samples of your cellular blinds. I wanted to see the crinkle fabric ones and maybe another type to compare. Do you send the entire range of color choices in each style?

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Exterior Sunscreens - Outside Screens - Window Coverings

Do you install exterior sunscreens? I would like to add exterior screens to my windows on the outside of my house.

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Hunter Douglas Applause Cell Shades

I need replacement blinds for my Hunter Douglas Applause. I am unable to find what I need on your website. Does not need to be Hunter Douglas brand but something comparable. I am looking for a light filtering cell shade, but privacy too.

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ComforTrack Shades vs EnergyTrack Shades

Could elaborate on the difference between the ComforTrack and the EnergyTrack shades?

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Single vs. Double Cell Shades - Honeycomb Shades

Why are single cell shades less expensive than double cell?

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Standard Double Cell Shades vs. ComforTrack Shades

Have three questions about the double cell shades.
1. What is the difference between the ComforTrack and EnergyTrack products?
2. How durable are the plastic tracks?
3. What is the R-value difference between the ComforTrack 3/8" Translucent Double Cell Shades and the Deluxe 3/8" Translucent Double Cell Shades?

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Window Shades that Reduce Noise

I am looking for a blind that will reduce noise considerably and one that will reflect heat in the summer. What would you suggest? I would also like the window shades to be cordless!

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Category: Press Releases

Energy Efficient Window Treatments - Energy Conservation Tips From Blinds Chalet
Energy efficient window treatments can translate into considerable utility bill savings. Though windows can be an attractive feature in any home, they can also account for 10% to 25% of a family's heating bill.... more
Blinds Chalet Blinds Help Conserve Energy as Winter Comes to a Close
Blind Chalet has many different kinds of blinds offering different degree's of energy conservation. Blinds can be a great way to prevent energy loss and gain, especially in the winter. There are many types of blinds that help to keep energy inside a specific room, not to mention an entire dwelling. Blinds Chalet hopes to show customers how easy it can be conserve energy during the winter months with implementation of window coverings.... more
Honeycomb Cellular Shades Are One Of Many Energy Efficient Window Shades
Honeycomb cellular shades can be a great window shade that is both aestheically pleasing and conserves energy during both winter and summer. Window blinds do make a difference. Blind Chalet has created an energy calculator to give customers an idea of the savings your home could receive based on your square footage.... more
Benefits of Light Filtering Insulating Blinds
Light filtering blinds offer the benefits of several different blinds in one. These blinds combine the beauty and style of a Roman Shade with the insulating qualities of a Cellular Shade and the light filtering abilities of a Venetian Blind. They really are the all-in-one shades that provide style and more importantly energy efficiency.... 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
Energy Efficient Shades
With winter coming, many people are looking for energy efficient window treatments to help save money on energy bills. There are a variety of energy efficient window treatments that work to different degrees. Below are a few of the most popular energy efficient shades.... more
Best Noise Reduction Shades
Many people face challenges of noisy neighbors, trains, traffic, airplanes and more. For those who want a little peace and quiet in their homes, noise reduction shades are a perfect remedy. ... more
Top Reasons for Installing Blinds and Shades for the Holiday Season
As holidays roll around and family and friends come to visit, many people feel they spend more time getting the house ready than enjoying the holidays. One of the quickest and most cost-effective methods of updating a home for the holidays is by installing new window blinds and shades. Window blinds and shades can offer a variety of benefits as well as helping a house or home look more finished, more updated and more complete. The following are a few other good reasons to install window treatments before the holidays.... more
Benefits of Honeycomb Cellular Shades
Most people have heard of cellular shades for the amazing benefits they offer as far as insulation and light filtering/blocking abilities. What most people don’t realize is that insulation is as crucial during the summer months as during the winter months. During the summer, insulation can help reduce air conditioning bills, keep a home cooler and block the harsh rays of the sun.... more
SlumberShades Rebate
SlumberShades, the official window treatments of the National Sleep Foundation, are being discounted with a $25.00 rebate from select manufacturers throughout the month of March, 2011.... more
In Phoenix AZ Window Treatments and Blinds are a Must
In Phoenix AZ window treatments and blinds are a must. While there are many areas in the country that have a warm climate, the central and southern areas of Arizona stand out as some of the hottest. Throughout the summer, it is not unusual to have days reaching into the 120’s. These extreme temperatures can cause havoc with several aspects of living. The sun beating down takes its toll on your home as well so many other things. The following are a few of the reasons that in Phoenix, AZ window treatments and blinds are a must:... more

Category: Window Covering Design Tips

Top Three Reasons to Buy Cellular Shades
Cellular window shades are becoming increasingly popular as homeowners look for ways to improve the appearance of their home while reducing energy costs. Honeycomb, or cellular blinds are some of the most energy efficient blinds on the market today. While there are many benefits to installing honeycomb or cellular window treatments, the following are ranked as the top three:... more
Spring Window Treatments
Are you ready to update the look and feel of your home? One thing to consider is the sun’s glare. It can cause serious damage to our eyes, to our furniture. UV rays can be filtered to eliminate their fading power, all you need are some fabulous spring window treatments and you’ll be on your way! ... more
Wood Blinds Are Elegant Choice for the Home Office or Study
Wood blinds are a popular choice for home offices or studies if the area has been decorated with wood bookcases, desks, or wood accents on filing cabinets. Faux wood blinds or real wood blinds both can provide a rich elegant look.... more
Window Blinds as a Home Improvement Rather Than a Design Expense
There are two different ways in which to view the purchase and installation of quality window blinds. Some consumers considering a major window blinds purchase see them strictly as a design expense. They see it as a monetary waste they should avoid at all costs. This group of consumers are missing the point and doing themselves a bit of a disservice at the same time. Knowledgeable consumers are aware that window blinds are not strictly a design expense. They are more of a valued home improvement. ... more
Solar Shades: Window Screens with Extra Advantages
Solar shades are window screens that offer bonus advantages. And in today's market...people are looking more than ever to get the most for their money. One of the most sure fire ways to get the most for your money is to purchase a product that fills more than one need. And solar shades definitely fit the bill. ... more
Updating Your Blinds and Shades
Homeowners during the recession are avoiding big financial moves. This means that homeowners who were considering upgrading in the recent past are most likely no longer considering the sale of their current home in order to buy a new home elsewhere. ... more
Black Mini Blinds Change the Face of Decorating
Black mini-blinds are often overlooked in favor of more neutral colors like white, cream or wood colors. However, black mini blinds create a dramatic effect in any room. The benefits of black window treatments go beyond a ‘wow’ factor - they are also practical. The benefits of black mini blinds are:... more
Discount Mini-Blinds Provide Protection to Poverty Stricken Families
The statistics on poverty in the US are startling. According to the US Census Bureau, over 37 million people lived in poverty in 2007. Between 2000 and 2007 the number of those living in poverty increased by 6 million people. This is in the United States, one of the wealthiest nations in the world.... more

Category: Window Treatments Glossary

Solar Screen Shades Industry Terms
To better understand the terms and phrases used to define solar screen shades we have created a list. Solar screen shades are referred to as sheer weave shades, solar shades, or screen shades. They are not privacy shades but rather fabric window shades that are used to block uv rays and reduce energy costs and not block the view.... more

News Articles for "Energy Bill"

Control summer heat in your home with easy-to-use roller shades.
Control summer heat in your home with easy-to-use roller shades
May 12 2011

Sunlight can increase the temperature in a home significantly, so now is the perfect time to resolve the problem with easy-to-use roller shades.

Home improvements to cut down on your air conditioner usage
Home improvements to cut down on your air conditioner usage
May 4 2011

From window treatments to ceiling fans, there are many options available to improve your home's aesthetic and to cut down on utility bills at the same time.

Working with dark furnishings means using light-colored accents to break up the color scheme.
Choosing window treatments with dark furnishings
Apr 18 2011

One of the easiest ways to perk up your living area is to add some medium or light-colored window treatments to accent your furniture, according to The Kansas City Star.

Go for a large amount of natural light when choosing window treatments in your kitchen.
Choosing the perfect window treatments in the kitchen
Apr 5 2011

If you've caught the spring fever for home remodeling, one of the first places you should put your time and energy into improving is your kitchen.

Choosing the perfect shades for your greenhouse will help reduce your energy bills.
Increase your energy efficiency with greenhouse shades
Apr 1 2011

The addition of cell shades or shutters will help to cut down on utility costs to make the space more functional.

Proper use of window treatments can reduce your energy costs and create a greener home.
New window shades and blinds can create a greener home
Mar 15 2011

In addition to controlling the amount of light that filters in, certain window blinds and shades can form a tight seal on your windows to control air leakage.

Heat loss is one of the main culprits of high energy bills, due in part to leaky windows.
Heat loss a main culprit for high energy bills
Feb 23 2011

The hot and cold air lost from leaky windows can account for between 10 to 20 percent of the average homeowner's utility bill, according to

Shades and blinds carry energy-saving benefits and aesthetic qualities far superior to drapes or other window treatments.
Shades and blinds add style and function
Feb 7 2011

Today's window treatments are made from eco-friendly materials, contain energy-saving qualities and the nearly unlimited style options can make your house come together beautifully, according to The Des Moines Register.

Honeycomb cell shades are energy efficient and could save you money on heating bills.
Virginia office wins Green Design Award
Feb 4 2011

The new offices of the Burgess Group have won Interior Design magazine's Best Green Project of the Year. The building uses natural materials and also features bright, modern colors to create additional contrast for the space, according to

A custom drapery in bright colors enhances a living room.
Make a living room colorful through a choice of custom drapery
Oct 18 2010

A living room may the most formal room in a house, but it doesn't have to give away any of its elegance when bright colors are used to decorate it.

Insulating an attic with honeycomb cellular shades
Insulating an attic with honeycomb cellular shades
Sep 16 2010 reports that one of the biggest ways homeowners can reduce energy bills may be to look up into the attic. Experts say if this area is poorly insulated, it can cost homeowners 30 to 40 percent of the heating or cooling in a home, which makes energy bills skyrocket.

Many homeowners overlooking importance of window shades
Many homeowners overlooking importance of window shades
Sep 9 2010

For those looking to decorate their home, sometimes it can be easy to overlook several areas. According to the Calgary Herald, one of the most commonly forgotten places is window coverings, but how one decorates their windows is an important choice to make.

Vermont a leader in green living
Vermont a leader in green living
Sep 1 2010

With an expanse of idyllic forests throughout much of the state, it's no surprise that Vermont is one of the leading states in environmentally-friendly practices. The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that they continued that tradition earlier this year when they became the first state in the country to declare their hydroelectric facilities as a renewable source of energy.

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.

Keep hardwood floors fresh with honeycomb cellular shades
Keep hardwood floors fresh with honeycomb cellular shades
Aug 23 2010 reports that homeowners with hardwood floors may want to check the way that they treat these beautiful surfaces, because a few simple steps can prolong their life and ensure that an expensive refinishing isn't needed until absolutely necessary.

Preparing for winter, going eco-friendly with honeycomb shades
Preparing for winter, going eco-friendly with honeycomb shades
Aug 19 2010

August marks the final, full month of summer, as well as the beginning of the end of high temperatures, so it's wise to begin preparing an apartment for the cooler months of the year. Window treatments can be instrumental in this task and also succeed in making a place more eco-friendly.

Alabama residents experiencing record setting heat
Alabama residents experiencing record setting heat
Aug 12 2010

Throughout much of the United States, this summer has been one of the hottest in recent memory. According to The Birmingham News, Alabama has been suffering from heat that has never before been felt, even in the deep south.

Honeycomb shades can regulate high summer temperatures
Honeycomb shades can regulate high summer temperatures
Aug 11 2010

Homeowners in some parts of the country may use their air conditioning units much more often than others, but in Washington's Snohomish County, Mark and Sharon Hammond started to suffer during the later weeks of July and August when the sunlight came pouring in through their windows and ignited the household, according to

Cool down in August heat with honeycomb cellular shades
Cool down in August heat with honeycomb cellular shades
Aug 5 2010

The final month of summer is here and, if it was anything like July, it's sure to be humid and hot across the country. That means that it's necessary to take a few steps to mediate the heat levels in a household without using air conditioning, which can be expensive.

Save money on energy bill with interior shutters
Save money on energy bill with interior shutters
Aug 2 2010

Many homeowners are frequently looking for new ways to save money on their house. According to The Daily News, one of the best ways to do this is to hang the right window treatment, as many costs can be incurred by poor insulation.