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The Dangers of UV Rays: Sun Shades Can Help

The Dangers of UV Rays: Sun Shades Can Help

  As spring begins to bloom and the weather warms up, we naturally spend more time outside. For many, laying out or playing in the sun is a priority in our summer activities. Of course, we all know that being out in the sun too long can be damaging for our...
A Florida Key’s House Fights Glare and Summer Heat

A Florida Key’s House Fights Glare and Summer Heat

  A Waterfront Home with Great Views & A Glare A homeowner in the Florida Keys loved their waterfront home. The views of the Atlantic Ocean were spectacular, but the glare in the morning shined right on their big screen television. This was a critical problem...
Yale University Library – Window Shades Case Study

Yale University Library – Window Shades Case Study

Yale University Library Problem- Protect priceless artwork from the damaging effects of UVA and UVB rays and reduce glare   Our local dealer (Designs in Blinds) in Meriden, CT was contacted by Yale University to help them protect the artwork located in their...
Keep Your Office Warm with Shades

Keep Your Office Warm with Shades

The right window shades add to office environments. Not only do they enhance the decor of a room or building, blinds also help regulate energy bills by lighting and warming spaces. By raising shades and letting natural light stream through, you eliminate the need for...
Energy Saving Tips and Tricks

Energy Saving Tips and Tricks

The almanac is predicting a summer with record setting temperatures for 2014. In addition to higher temperatures, the almanac says we can also expect minimal rainfall. Thus, drought, higher food prices, and an increase in wildfires are all possible realities for the...