What Are the Most Energy-Efficient Window Treatments for Charleston?
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What Are the Most Energy-Efficient Window Treatments for Charleston?

At Louver Shop of Charleston, there’s more to our window treatments than merely gorgeous looks. The right shutters, blinds or shades could help make a home in Charleston feel better—and help you cut energy costs.

Regardless if you’re more excited about filtering sunlight or preventing heating or cooling from escaping during the colder days, your Louver Shop of Charleston representative will learn your wants and needs during your free, in-home consultation. And we will tell you some ideas to ponder, all from the comfort of your home.

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If you’re eager to learn more today, read on to find out which efficient window treatments can generate the most meaningful difference on your electric bill by supporting energy efficiency.

Cellular Shades

Cellular shades, or honeycomb shades, are an excellent pick for anyone who is looking for increased energy efficiency. as reported by the U.S. Department of Energy, honeycomb shades are the window treatment with the highest R-value. An analysis of the insulating power of different fabrics or other elements, high R-values create a big difference for homes searching for energy savings.

Honeycomb shades work by creating small chambers of air that keep warm temperatures from disappearing out the window during the cold season or from creeping in during the hottest days. And with potential to choose single-cell, double-cell or triple-cell construction, you can select the best match for your space.

Take a look at your options. Louver Shop of Charleston brings additional efficiency and a good look with Hunter Douglas Duette® Honeycomb Shades. With the Trielle™ selection, your Duette shades provide 20 percent more efficiency—due to six layers of fabric and five insulating pockets. Or go with Applause® Honeycomb Shades for triple-cell construction.

Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are an interior, more permanent option for your windows. Usually built from hardwood, these energy efficient window coverings offer a factor of clean style, better property value and expanded energy efficiency.

Because they are fixed right to the window’s frame, plantation shutters create fewer places for heated air to seep out during the cold season. They also protect your rooms from heat and sun during the hottest days. They also offer improved light filtering capabilities.

At Louver Shop of Charleston, you can choose from the Heritage or Signature Shutter lines to find a good match for your home.

Created entirely of our exclusive polymer component, LouverWood™ Shutters insulate up to three times better than wood. And when you prefer to have the best of both worlds, our Classic Shutters are made from a wood frame and PVC louvers.

Roman Shades

When drawn open, Roman shades fold neatly to create a stack of fabric. When down, they become a simple layer of cloth between the glass and your space. For your best bet for energy efficiency, choose a heavier weave. Louver Shop of Charleston has a wide selection of fabrics to fit any style and efficiency need.

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When you’re ready to learn more about your choices for a more energy-efficient home, call Louver Shop of Charleston. Our free, in-home consultation will give you an idea of what fits your house. Schedule yours now.

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