Simple Ways To Make Your House More Energy Efficient

November 9, 2021
Hand turning a thermostat knob to increase savings by decreasing energy consumption with window blinds.

Investing in ways that can make your home more energy efficient is a smart choice for homeowners and business owners. If you choose a more efficient way of incorporating elements in your home, you can cut down energy expenses in the long run. There’s a reason why a lot of homeowners are looking for the best ways to engage in energy-efficient methods. But the answer is simple. You can start by maximizing your window coverings! Choosing the right type of blinds or shades for your home can actually translate to more benefits than one. 

In this article, find out the ways how you can incorporate energy efficiency into your home. You can start with these simple ways. 

Invest in cellular shades to maximize energy efficiency

Cellular shades are a popular accent window covering. This type of shade folds up along pleats that come in a variety of pleat sizes, colors, and control options. In addition, cellular shades are best known for their energy efficiency. In terms of innovative solutions, they have a design to trap air in the center of your room or any part at home. This creates an extra layer of insulation while blocking the harshness of light entering your room. Installation of cellular shades can easily change to an automated mode. This way, you won’t deal with visible cords and unsightly wires. Cellular shades also provide a honeycomb shade that is ideal for heat and light control. You can have complete control over light filtration while maintaining a certain level of thermal efficiency in your home. 

Closed cellular shades limiting amount of light in room with plants behind the window blinds

The insulation feature of cellular shades can help you cut down expenses on heater usage during the winter months. 

Automated and programmable blinds to passively warm and cool house

Many Canadian homeowners tend to choose a more sustainable option for their homes. This is where the wonders of automated systems come in. When it comes to an automated system, you can save on energy bills and costs. For example, when you schedule the automation of your window shades and have them close during the hottest months and open during the cold days in the winter. This is a convenient way to save energy.

Somfy can bring you this smart technology innovation. With a programmable and automated window system, you also get to protect your furniture and floor from the harmful rays of the sun coming in. There is no need for a grand security system, just a few push of the buttons on your tablet or mobile device.  Easily control the amount of light coming inside your home at your own comfort and disposal wherever you are. 

The energy efficiency of automated blinds and shade does not only lie in warming and cooling your house. In fact, an automated system can let you adjust and control your blinds from any device and even activate its sensors according to schedule. This saves a lot of energy and time on your part. 

White remote control on the couch for automatic motorized blinds.

Greenguard Indoor Air Quality Certification

Products that are secure with Greenguard certification are scientifically proven to meet the highest standards for the quality of indoor air. This means that the products that you have also reduce indoor air pollution and the risk of harsh chemical exposure. If you want to incorporate energy efficiency into your home, invest in products with Greenguard certification. After all, the products that we have and use at home can have a significant impact on the quality of the air we have inside our homes. Products with Greenguard certifications are more safe and efficient in creating a cleaner ambiance for your family and guests. 

Now that you know the ins and outs of making your house more energy-efficient. The next step is to choose a trustworthy company that can help your home be more energy efficient. Our team at Wholesale Blind Factory has professionals you can trust and rely on when it comes to window coverings automation. WBF also offers a warranty of 5 years on all motors and controls for your peace of mind. Our Somfy products are secure with 100% quality in terms of materials and workmanship. Most importantly, the products that we offer have a Greenguard certification for a much safer environment. 

Give us a call on 📞 (604) 942-4201 today and get a consultation for our finest automated window blinds and shades for your home. 

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