Getting cosy is often associated with snuggling in front of the fire with fluffy throws, candles, thick woollens and all things Hygge. But energy-efficient window blinds are another sure-fire way of cheating the chill and staying toasty warm indoors.
Duette® energy-saving blinds are a wise investment for cost-conscious homeowners who want to lower their annual heating bills. The innovative design means Duette® blinds insulate windows and according to new research by Milieu Central (Netherlands) and Fraunhofer Institut (Germany), can slash annual heating costs by up to 25%. With the average heating bill now hovering around £597 per year according to uswitch.co.uk, this could mean a significant amount of money back into people’s pocket every year!
Experts at The Energy Trust claim a staggering 50% of domestic heat is lost through windows, so preventing heat escaping through these ‘energy holes’ should be top of the list for anyone aiming to reduce heating bills and save energy.
Duette® blinds have been designed using a unique honeycomb construction that has been proven to reduce heat loss by up to 46% when fitted in a domestic window.
There is an extensive range of textures and colour palettes to choose from which means every room, and every window can be dressed beautifully.
Duette® blinds are available in a blackout option across the range. There is also the choice of more translucent fabrics in a wide choice of on-trend colours. These create a beautiful effect as light can diffuses into the room.
What’s more, the blinds can be installed as a two-in-one setup, where both fabrics are used on the same window frame.
This option also means you can use the translucent fabric during the day, protecting furnishings from 99% of UV rays; and when darkness falls the blackout fabric provides privacy and a good night’s sleep.
Incidentally, all Duette® blinds have a child-safe operation.
The clever sound absorption design of Duette® blinds also means that acoustics are improved by up to 45%, preventing ambient sounds and echoes in larger rooms, and unwelcome noise from outside.
For rooms with large glass expanses such as conservatories, Duette® blinds is a fantastic choice as its design properties will keep rooms snug in the winter.
What’s more, when we’re lucky enough to enjoy a couple of months of sunshine, they cleverly prevent overheating by reducing solar heat through glass by up to 78%.
As well as manual options, Duette® energy-saving blinds can now be installed with PowerView® Motorisation. PowerView® is the smart way to automatically control your Duette® blinds to adjust the light, shade and temperature of your rooms to create the perfect level of comfort and privacy. Operate a single Duette® blind to you whole home via your smartphone, tablet or remote control. Make yourself at home with electric blinds, which are the perfect way to enjoy your home.
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