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Energy Efficient Window Coverings: Green Designs

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Sustainability has become a focus for most of us and today there are more products to choose from that are eco-friendly; especially when it comes to decorating. A good example is window coverings. There are actually many environmentally friendly window covering products made with recycled, recyclable and sustainable materials.  There are also window coverings that help you save energy as well. Whether you want to feel good about being environmentally responsible or you want to save a few dollars a month on your utilities, buying energy efficient window coverings is a great idea.

As the push for more sustainable products evolves, companies are working hard to produce products with a wide range of colors, textures, materials and styles.  One of the most popular choices is the sustainable product bamboo blinds.  A reason bamboo is such a great material for window coverings is the rate bamboo can grow and the fact that it does not need to be replanted after it is harvested.

If your main concern is conserving energy, there are many different kinds of window blinds that will help insulate your windows or block the suns rays which help make them more efficient.  It is important to remember that going green does not mean all or nothing. Choosing window coverings that help save energy is another step toward helping out the world become a little more sustainable.

For a list of all of our Eco-friendly window coverings, view our Eco-Friendly Blinds page.


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About the Author: Marta Baker

Marta Baker is a writer, designer, and an expert in window coverings,. Married to an artist, Marta learned to appreciate good design whether it was art, furniture, the written word or a beautifully appointed room. She studied journalism in college and has worked as a writer for nearly 20 years. Marta has been has been working at BlindSaver for over 5 years as a senior designer. Marta has been has been working at BlindSaver for over 5 years as a senior designer.