Also question is, do honeycomb blinds keep heat in?
Honeycomb shades can block heat about as well as a 1/8 inch sheet of insulated foam. Their R-value (or, their ability to insulate against heat flow) ranges between 2 and 5.
- Insulating blinds and shades can save you money on your electric bill.
- Cellular (honeycomb) shades are your best bet for efficient window treatments, with triple-cell shades being the ultimate in inuslated shades.
- Drapes, shutters, and exterior shades also make for great insulated window treatments.
Likewise, do blinds insulate?
The right blinds could be the trick to lowering your monthly heating and cooling costs! In short, the answer is yes. To effectively warm a room in your home during the winter months, consider investing in interior blinds. Blinds will absorb the sunlight, and they will offer insulation where it is desired.
Cellular shades are workhorses, and they offer great insulation, light control and privacy. However, they are often not the most fashionable of window treatments. However, they can still be a great way to control the sun even on large, specialty windows.