With the high cost of heating and cooling homes here in the Northville area, it is time to look at ways that will help cut expenses. One way is examining your current window treatments. In the U.S. alone, the Department of Energy (DOE) reports that windows can account for up to 25% of your annual heating and cooling bill and a staggering 40% in older homes. The right energy-efficient window treatment can certainly help lower your utility bill. Check out this video to learn more:
When a customer comes in looking for style and energy efficiency, Duette® Architella® Honeycomb Shades are usually the first products we think of. It’s an easy one — there’s just nothing else like these shades on the market. Hunter Douglas honeycomb shades have a state-of-the-art honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb design giving them the industry’s highest level of energy efficiency. Studies have shown that these honeycomb shades can reduce energy loss by up to 50%!
New to Architella is the revolutionary IllumiCell™ feature. It’s a clear inner cell within the shade that offers greater light transmission with the same energy savings as a fabric inner cell. [Read more…]
Earn a Tax Credit with Duette Honeycomb Shades
Who doesn’t want to save on their energy bill? Energy efficient products are even more appealing when you can use your purchase to get a little rebate on your taxes. 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. Even better, the credits are retroactive and can be applied to improvements already made in 2012, as well as those that will be done in 2013. At Windows, Walls, & More, we offer a wide range of energy efficient window treatments and installation options that will help you qualify for the tax rebates. [Read more…]