Energy Saving Shades: Amazing Results

The protection of the interior of your home is important. With each changing season, comes its challenges. During the summer months, the sun can be damaging to our furnishings and directly affect our comfort… AND our energy bills. By adding energy saving shades you can protect your home from year round temperature fluctuations. Understand the significance, with our before and after images, you will see the benefits of energy saving shades.

What Does Energy Savings Look Like?

Technology is amazing isn’t it? Take a look at this colorful image detailing the scientific benefits of energy saving shades. Green, blue and purple illustrate the area that is well-protected from the elements. In contrast, the red identifies the areas that are compromised and need an energy saving solution.

exterior effects of bare windows in Reno NV home

Additionally, this side by side photo below compares two of the same windows. The picture on the left demonstrates a window that is unprotected and at the mercy of the sun.  And, the one on the right, has been covered with energy saving shades. What a difference a shade makes!

image of windows without energy efficiency illustration for Reno NV home

Let’s Head Inside…

Now that we understand how the temperatures from outside can affect our homes on the inside, we can find solutions. Take a minute to assess the comfort level of your home. What feelings come to mind? Are there summer days when it’s unbearably hot? Or, in the fall or winter, do you find yourself looking for a sweater to prevent a chill? Bare windows can be the culprit of these discomforts. We have window treatment solutions that will make your Reno area home comfortable year-round.

Floor to ceiling bare windows in reno home

The beauty of floor to ceiling windows cannot be denied, but they are also problematic if not appointed with the right window covering solutions such as energy saving shades. This room can go from beautiful to unbearable when the sun penetrates its large windows. We have many choices in window solutions, from cellular shades that will prevent the sun from damaging our interiors to layers of fabric that can keep your family comfortable all year. Here are some of our favorites…

dual shades living room reno nevada
Duette® Honeycomb Shades


cellular roller shades
Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades


patio sunroom with pergola and hanging roman shades Incline Village NV
Vignette® Modern Roman Shades


When You Need Energy Efficiency…

When you think about protecting the interior of your home, think about adding energy saving shades with Blue Sky Shutters & Shades. Our team can help evaluate your home’s needs and find solutions to make your family comfortable in the summer and winter. Check out our energy efficient page for more details and a comprehensive list of window covering products that can protect your home. Reach out to us today for a FREE Consultation. Summer will be here soon!