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Do honeycomb blinds save energy?
Last Updated: 19th June, 2020
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Just so, are honeycomb shades energy efficient?
Cellular shades are the best and most energy efficient window coverings you can buy. They use a series of cell pockets to trap air around your windows, keeping your rooms warm in the winter and cool in the summer. The cells use a unique design shape similar to a honeycomb and are often referred to as honeycomb shades.
Additionally, what are the most energy efficient blinds? Cellular shades have the highest efficiency value, making them one of the best choices for window treatments in your home. For optimal light control and thermal performance, opt for the top-down bottom-up style, which allows you to control the amount of sunlight shining in throughout the day.
Keeping this in consideration, 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.
Are double cell shades worth it?
Because of their two layers, double cell shades give you better insulation from loud noise. They also insulate you and increase your energy efficiency a little better than single-cell shades do. Typically, shades with a 3/8 inch cell measurement and less work well for smaller windows.