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Shades 101: A Shade Resource

How To Save Money With Energy Efficient Window Shades

Windows have the lowest insulation value of any element in a building: 50% of solar heat enters a room through windows while 40% escapes through it. Transparent solar shades are energy saving shades because they significantly reduce the high cost of energy consumption for cooling and heating without sacrificing visibility through a window. Verosol SilverScreen and Economical Film Shades, are our most efficient transparent energy saving shades and quickly pay for themselves. They have a layer of aluminum to maximize heat rejection in the summer…

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Solar Shades: Enjoy the View Without the Harm

Solar shades are the modern window covering solution that keeps homes cooler while on saving energy costs. These transparent shades also protect interior furnishings from the harmful UV rays of the sun. It is important that the shade doesn’t compromise the outward view while keeping your valuable possessions safe from the sun’s fading rays. Shades can be manually operated or motorized. Our solar shades are custom manufactured to your exact specifications. They reject the sun’s harsh heat during the summer and help to retain the…

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Clear Vinyl Outdoor Shades: Heavy-Duty Construction

Choose North Solar Screen’s Heavy-Duty Clear Vinyl Shades to create an outdoor living space protected from the weather and the elements. Main benefits of our outdoor solar shades: Perfect for homes, cafes, and restaurants. Extend your outdoor living season. Embrace the warmth of the sun while being protected from the weather. Insulate from the cold air. Crank operated or motorized. Custom manufactured up to 20-feet wide. Can withstand high wind loads depending upon construction. What are clear vinyl shades?

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Draw the Shade: The Importance of a Good Night’s Sleep

Darkness doesn’t just fall at night. We can bring it into our homes whenever we need it.  Blackout Shades and Total Blackout Light Sealed Systems from North Solar Screen can turn day into night. In an article titled “Sleep Oasis,” by Jennifer Barrett, we learn of “Inviting the Darkness.” Barrett writes “Overhauling the bedroom starts with an acknowledgment that your body needs to sleep in near total darkness for optimum health. Darkness prompts the pineal gland to produce melatonin, a hormone that increases both sleepiness…

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