Archives for February 2013

Earn a Tax Credit with Window Shades from Hunter Douglas

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How Window Treatments Help Energy Efficiency

Studies suggest that you can lose as much as 50% of your home’s heating and cooling energy through your windows. All Hunter Douglas window fashions provide window insulation, offering your home increased protection against heat loss during the winter, and minimizing the sun’s heat during the summer. Some products have higher energy efficiency ratings than others.

Tax Rebates for Energy Efficient Window Shades

With honeycomb shades such as Duette Architella from Hunter Douglas, you can enjoy style, function, and a tax rebate from Uncle Sam! Federal tax credits for energy efficient home improvements have been reinstated, and are retroactive for purchases made in 2012, as well as those that will be done in 2013. [Read more…]


Interior Screen Shades Add Protection and Style

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With screen shades from Hunter Douglas, you get two major benefits – blocking the sun and its harmful UV rays, and maintaining your view outside. Screen shades mount on the inside of your window are made of a single layer of light fabric used with a traditional roller shade bar that blends well into almost any décor.

Residential and Commercial Uses of Screen Shades

Both residential and commercial customers enjoy the style and function of screen shades. For residential customers, screen shades are perfect for kitchens and living areas where natural light is welcome but needs to be muted without reducing the view. Screen shades are also popular for commercial customers such as office buildings or restaurants, typically with a 5% openness factor. [Read more…]