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

At Louver Shop of Birmingham, there’s more to our window treatments than just impressive style. The perfect shutters, blinds or shades can help make a home in Birmingham cozier—and make it simpler to cut energy costs.

Regardless if you’re more excited about filtering sunlight or preventing heating or cooling from disappearing out the window during the chillier nights, your Louver Shop of Birmingham expert will ask about your preferred options during your free, in-home consultation. And we’ll give you a couple of recommendations to reflect on, all from the comfort of your couch.

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If you’re eager to learn more now, continue reading to discover which efficient window treatments can create the biggest difference on your utility bill by supporting energy efficiency.

Cellular Shades

Cellular shades, also known as honeycomb shades, are an exceptional pick for anyone who is looking for more energy efficiency. As shown by the U.S. Department of Energy, honeycomb shades are the window treatment with the greatest R-value. A measurement of the insulating capability of different fabrics or other elements, high R-values make a real difference for families searching for energy savings.

Honeycomb shades work by forming small compartments of air that prevent heat from escaping during the winter season or from creeping in during the hottest days. And with options to choose single-cell, double-cell or triple-cell construction, you can find the right fit for your house.

Want some options? Louver Shop of Birmingham offers extra efficiency and fashion with Hunter Douglas Duette® Honeycomb Shades. With the Trielle™ selection, your Duette shades can give 20 percent greater efficiency—thanks to six layers of fabric and five insulating pockets. Or consider Applause® Honeycomb Shades for triple-cell construction.

Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are an interior, long-lasting window treatment. Typically built from hardwood, these energy efficient window coverings offer an element of clean style, higher property value and expanded energy efficiency.

Because the treatments are mounted right to the window’s frame, plantation shutters have fewer places for heated air to escape during the cold season. They also protect your rooms from heat and sun during the warmer days. They also deliver enhanced light filtering performance.

At Louver Shop of Birmingham, you can choose from the Heritage or Signature Shutter lines to find a beautiful match for your family.

Built fully from our exclusive polymer component, LouverWood™ Shutters insulate up to three times better than wood. And when you prefer to have the best of both options, our Classic Shutters include a wood frame and PVC louvers.

Roman Shades

When drawn open, Roman shades gather cleanly to create a stack of fabric. When closed, they form a single sheet of fabric between your window and your house. For your best chance at energy efficiency, choose a more substantial weave. Louver Shop of Birmingham has a collection of fabrics to fit every style and efficiency need.

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When you’re ready to see more about your options for a more energy-efficient residence, call Louver Shop of Birmingham. Our free, in-home consultation will help you see what fits your residence. Set up yours now.

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