The Secret of Honeycomb Blinds

Cellular-shade-detailWhy are honeycomb blinds called honeycombs?

The answer lies in their inner construction.

Honeycomb shades are made of cells (that’s why they are also called cellular shades) with air pockets that bear a strong resemblance to honeycombs. The pockets create insulation and are the secret to the shade’s energy efficiency and ability to hold room temperature steady.

Honeycomb blinds are probably the most energy efficient blinds to be had. They insulate in a way similar to the way a jacket insulates your body in the cold outdoors. I think of them as “putting a jacket on my cold windows.”

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These Side Track Cellular shades may be just what you need to seal off energy leaks along the sides of your windows if you live in a really cold climate. They achieve an amazing 65% reduction in energy loss! Think of how much that can lower your energy bill!

Side Track Cellular/Honeycomb shades from selectblinds.com

I’m also impressed by these vertical honeycombs. In the past, verticals didn’t provide all that much insulation. But with these, you get a huge boost in energy conservation, plus great looks … and with minimal stacking space.

Vertiglide Honeycomb Cellular Shade

The Hunter Douglas Vertiglide™ vertical pleat system featured on our Duette® and Applause® honeycomb shades, is the ideal choice for side-to-side openings, sliding glass doors or as a room divider. * No cords, chains, or wands to get in the way of children, making Vertiglide the perfect choice for enhanced safety at the window. * Multiple stacking options allow you to choose the look and function that is best for you.

If energy efficiency and conservation are important to you, honeycomb blinds have excellent energy efficient qualities. Honeycomb shades trap air in the cells, keeping your room cooler in the summer and warmer in the winter, saving you money on heating and cooling costs year-round.

Watch this video to see the different features available today, such as cordless operation (very important if you have children in your home) and top-down, bottom-up designs (for better privacy and more control of light).

For hard to reach areas, many cellular shades now come with motorization features, making is super easy to open or close your shade with the touch of a button.

Honeycomb Blinds

Honeycomb Blinds are window coverings that are highly energy efficient, have excellent features, and save you money on heating and cooling costs due to their honeycomb style design.

If you live in a climate that needs to be controlled around the windows (and most of us do), the perfect solution for your windows may be honeycomb blinds.

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