Energy Efficiency

Keep your home warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer

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As the innovator of the first cellular shade, Hunter Douglas is committed to making the most energy-efficient window treatments to save energy and keep your home comfortable.

Without energy-efficient window coverings, up to 30% of a home's heating and cooling energy can be lost through its windows. Analysis conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) shows that window attachments have the potential to save a significant amount of energy in residential and commercial buildings.

Hunter Douglas window treatments help make your home more comfortable


Winter & Cool Climate Tips

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Open your window treatments during the day when your windows receive direct sunlight to catch free solar heat that will warm your home.

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On cloudy days, close your window treatments to add an insulating layer to your house that will keep the warm air in.

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At night, it's also a good idea to close your window treatments to add that insulating layer.

Summer & Warm Climate Tips

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During the day, close your window treatments to block the heat from the sun.

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At night, closing your window treatments will help to keep the cool air in.

Daylighting Tips

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By drawing natural light into a room, many of our window treatments reduce the need for artificial light, thereby reducing energy use.

There are also health benefits associated with natural light, such as boosting your productivity and enhancing your mood.

To further our commitment to energy efficiency, Hunter Douglas is the first company to receive a third-party verified energy rating and certification for interior window coverings through the Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC).

 Visit our AERC page for Hunter Douglas rated and certified products.