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Experience Energy Saving Window Treatments

Cooler in the Heat + Home Comfort + Reduced Energy Usage


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    Sonnette® Roller Shades

Energy Saving Shades, Shutters & Drapery

  • Block the Heat
  • Keep Interiors Cool
  • Save on Energy Consumption

The intense Texas sunshine means you need insulated window treatments to maintain comfort in your home. Our energy efficient shades & shutters block the heat of summer and the drafts of winter. Protect your home year round from harsh UV rays. Whether you love the cellular design of our award winning shades, layers of fabric, or the framing of wood plantation shutters, we’ve got energy saving in store for you!

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Questions Answered about Energy Saving Window Treatments

San Antonio gets HOT for a good chunk of the year. That intense sunshine can wreak havoc on the interior temperature of your home. Not only that, but it can get pretty chilly in the early mornings during our “winter” months. Home energy efficiency is an important topic. Let’s take a look at some trending questions…What Are the Best Window Treatments for Saving Energy?

Our honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas are not just considered the best in the industry, they’ve actually achieved the first ever award for performance from the US government. The cellular pockets trap air–insulating the windows and preventing air flow. In addition, the fabrics of these and other window shades are capable of blocking the sun’s rays. One type of window covering that might surprise you is interior shutters. Our wood shutters are framed around your window, keeping air from seeping in. The wood louvers add to the reduced air flow, whether opened or closed.

How Do You Balance Keeping Out the Heat While Letting in the Light?

Living in Texas, we love the sunshine. But, too much of a good thing is definitely too much! On the other hand, you don’t want to feel like you’re living in a cave. We have a few options we love to help create the ideal balance of control + natural light.

  • Top Down Shades lower slightly at the window, inviting natural light to flow in across the ceiling to light up the room, protecting the rest of the window.
  • Split Tilt Shutters allow you to adjust the top portion open to bring levels of light in, while the bottom portion can be closed up completely.
  • The Duolite Dual Shades feature can mimic top down shades by pairing two portions of honeycomb shades. The top portion is view-through cellular shades, while the bottom can be room darkening. Adjust all the way up or all the way down, and you’ll always have insulated shades covering the window.

Do You Need Energy Efficient Window Treatments On All the Windows?

This is a question specific to your home. In general, homeowners know the windows that give them the most grief. You know the rooms that get blasted hot in summer, or the windows that feel drafty on winter mornings. Our window covering designers want to help you create the ideal atmosphere in your home. While some rooms may need extra-strength energy saving window treatments, others may need only privacy or glare reduction. Custom window coverings are made for your windows to add function and style to your life!

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Duette® Honeycomb Shades