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Choosing Energy Efficient Shades for Homes

When you think of the word “energy efficiency” for the home, you might think of turning off the lights when leaving a room, watching television less, or being mindful of water consumption. However, did you know that you can take energy efficiency a step further with your windows? In fact, with the right window treatments, you can reduce your home’s energy use and energy bill over time. That is what we call a win-win scenario! Read on to learn more about choosing energy-efficient shades for homes below!

Choosing energy efficient shades for homes near Rochester, New York (NY) including Sonnette™ Roller shades.

Duette® Honeycomb Shades 

Known as the original cellular shades from Hunter Douglas, Duette® Honeycomb Shades are a step in the right direction when choosing energy-efficient shades for homes. Available in single and double-layered cells, Duette® Honeycomb Shades prevent hot or cold air from escaping through your windows to create natural insulation all year long. This will help keep your home at an ideal temperature during hot or cold months without costing you an arm and a leg when the electric bill comes. The innovative cellular, or honeycomb, design of these shades will help your home reduce its energy consumption and electric bills over time. Plus, with a variety of opacities and color schemes, you can customize these cellular shades to fit your exact functional and design needs.

Sonnette™ Cellular Roller

The Hunter Douglas Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shade features a classic roller design with an energy-efficient twist. Crafted from two layers of energy-efficient fabric, these roller shades gently diffuse light throughout your home and create a soft glow around your window. The hidden second layer of fabric helps transform these roller shades into an efficient solution that will keep your home comfortable all year long. You can also choose from four beautiful fabric collections that offer a range of neutral and vibrant colors and opacity options to suit your shade, design, and privacy needs. Not sure which color or opacity option to choose? Not to worry! Our team of experts is here to help coordinate these beautiful shades to your design goals and desires. Beautiful and efficient, it is easy to see why Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades are one of the best options when choosing energy-efficient shades for homes.


In addition to turning off lights, saving water, and watching less television, homes can increase their energy efficiency with any one of our beautiful energy-efficient shades. To learn more about choosing energy-efficient shades for homes or to purchase something you liked, be sure to contact or visit us at Creative Hands today! We cannot wait to help you find the perfect energy-efficient blinds for your home so you can start enjoying a more comfortable home and lower energy bills. 

Creative Hands is located in Rochester, New York, and proudly serves the surrounding areas, including all of Western New York, the Fingerlakes, including Pittsford, Fairport, Penfield, and Victor, New York.