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The Latest in Environmentally Conscientious Window Shades

Are you an eco-conscientious homeowner in the market for new window treatments? Our team at Exciting Windows is ready to help you find the perfect window treatments that will not only look great in your home but will align with your conscientious concerns as well. Broken down into two easy steps, we’ll help you sort through the options for environmentally conscious window shades from Hunter Douglas, including energy-saving cellular shades to solar shades made of recycled plastics.

Environmentally friendly Hunter Douglas window treatments decorating a contemporary Alaskan home near Anchorage, AK

Step One: Using Eco-Friendly Materials

Our first look into environmentally conscientious window shades focuses on the materials the shades are constructed from, with the idea that environmental friendliness starts at the source. Eco-friendly fabrics and sustainably harvested organic materials create window fashions that are stylish, functional, and environmentally friendly all at once.

GreenScreen Sea-Tex™ Fabrics

Part of the Hunter Douglas Designer Solar Shades fabric library, GreenScreen Sea-Tex™ Fabrics are crafted from yarn spun from upcycled coastal and marine plastics. GreenScreen Sea-Tex™ Fabrics come in multiple colors and opacities, allowing homeowners to customize the treatment to suit existing home décor.

Bamboo Shades

With a shorter maturity cycle than many types of hardwoods and the ability to be recycled throughout the process, bamboo offers an eco-friendly material option for environmentally conscientious window shades such as those in the Provenance® Woven Wood Shades collection by Hunter Douglas. Here you can find treatments woven from bamboo, grasses, reeds, and woods crafted into Roman shades or vertical drapery.

Hardwood Shutters & Blinds

When homeowners purchase Heritance® Wood Shutters or Parkland® Wood Blinds, a donation is made to the Arbor Day® Foundation to support their mission to plant and protect trees and forests worldwide.

Step Two: Lowering the Carbon Footprint

The second way homeowners can benefit from environmentally conscientious window shades is by using them to lower their home’s carbon footprint. A home’s carbon footprint measures how much carbon dioxide and other greenhouse compounds are put out due to the home’s energy consumption. Lowering the amount of fossil fuels a home consumes reduces its carbon footprint, and that’s where environmentally conscientious window shades like cellular shades come in; they are a passive way to save energy. Insulated shades, like cellular shades, block unwanted energy transfer through windows or glass doors, helping to regulate internal temperatures without requiring additional power.

A classic style of cellular shades from Hunter Douglas engineered to block unwanted energy transfer year-round by keeping the heat out in summer or winter.

Roller shades meet cellular shades in these hybrid treatments from Hunter Douglas. The chicness of roller shades dominates the aesthetics of the treatment, while the insulating design of cellular shades empowers the window treatment to improve a home’s energy efficiency.

Contact Us

Hunter Douglas has a diverse collection of environmentally conscientious window shades for eco-friendly homeowners in Alaska, and the team at Exciting Windows is here to help you find the best style for your needs. Request a consultation today to explore your options, or visit Exciting Windows near Anchorage, Alaska. Exciting Windows serves homes in Anchorage, Eagle River, and Girdwood, AK.