Latest Window Shade Styles

Latest Window Shade Style - Trielle Honeycomb ShadesCustomers often ask us, “What’s your best window shade?” For quite some time, Duette Architella honeycomb shades have been considered the gold standard of honeycomb shades. We recommend them to customers because of their superior craftsmanship, versatility, style, and energy efficiency. People love that Architella honeycomb shades provide a high level of energy efficiency with honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design, reducing energy loss up to 40% at the window.

New Trielle Window Shades – Perfect in Connecticut

The newest innovation in the Architella line is the Duette Architella Trielle™. The new Trielle style delivers 20% more energy efficiency than original Architella shades. Considering that 50% of heating and air conditioning is lost through the windows, having highly energy efficient window treatments can significantly reduce air conditioning costs. [Read more…]


Window Shades Offer Protection from the Sun

How does the sun affect your interior design? Over time, the UV rays from the sun will dull the colors of your drapes, furniture, flooring and other design pieces in your home.

Best Shades for Style and UV Protection

Window shades such as Silhouette and Pirouette shades from Hunter Douglas allow you to have both style and UV protection. Most all window shades from Hunter Douglas are also very energy efficient, saving you money in heating and cooling costs. Our lifting systems range from manual options to completely motorized options. All are safe for children and pets. [Read more…]


Stylish Honeycomb Shades for Your Windows

Honeycomb shades revolutionized window coverings when they were first introduced by Hunter Douglas in 1985.  Offering energy efficiency, light and privacy control, and a variety of styles and colors that people had never seen before, honeycomb shades became popular very quickly. Customers were looking for something new and different to cover their windows, and honeycomb shades were the perfect product.

Watch this video for more information about Duette honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas:

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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…]