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 is more to our window treatments than merely gorgeous looks. The right shutters, blinds or shades can help make a home in Charleston feel better—and help you cut energy costs.

Regardless if you’re more excited about blocking out bright sun or preventing heating or cooling from escaping during the winter days, your Louver Shop of Charleston representative will start to understand your wants and needs during your free, in-home consultation. And we can give you some suggestions to ponder, all from the comfort of your house.

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If you’re eager to learn more right away, keep reading to find out which efficient window treatments can generate the most noticeable difference on your electric bill by boosting energy efficiency.

Cellular Shades

Cellular shades, or honeycomb shades, are an excellent pick for people looking for more 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 real difference for homes searching for energy savings.

Honeycomb shades work by creating small chambers of air that prevent warm temperatures from leaking out during the chilly 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 version for your needs.

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. Most often built from hardwood, these energy efficient window coverings offer a factor of clean style, better property value and boosted energy efficiency.

Because they are fastened directly to the window’s frame, plantation shutters create fewer places for heated air to seep out during the chilly season. They also protect your house from heat and light during the warmest days. They also offer enhanced light filtering capabilities.

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

Created completely of our exclusive polymer component, LouverWood® Shutters insulate up to three times more efficiently than wood. And when you prefer to have the best of both options, our Classic Shutters are made from a wood frame and PVC louvers.

Roman Shades

When open, Roman shades fold neatly to create a stack of fabric. When down, they become a simple sheet 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 match any style and efficiency need.

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When you want to learn more about your options for a more energy-efficient home, call Louver Shop of Charleston. Our free, in-home consultation will help you understand what matches your house. Schedule yours now.

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