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New York’s Ambitious Climate Plan and Window Shades

New York’s Ambitious Climate Plan and Window Shades

On June 18 Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Government passed a law to eliminate net greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. A big part of the plan to accomplish this involves making our buildings more efficient. Cooling homes and buildings requires makes up a huge percentage of the total energy consumption.

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About New Website

About New Website

Royal Window Treatments Center is happy to provide you with a new and improved website experience. See all the new features and improvements. Fully responsive design to select shades for our visitors using their desktop, tablet or smart phones Splash home page with…

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Hunter Douglas Savings Event

Hunter Douglas Savings Event

CELEBRATION of LIGHT SAVING EVENT APRIL 13 – JUNE 24, 2019 As the days grow longer, it’s the perfect chance to remind your customers of the many ways Hunter Douglas window fashions can transform light and create room ambiance. Luminette® Privacy Sheers, as well as…

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New CPSC Rules Calls For Cordless Window Blinds And Shades

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission created this rule to urge manufacturers to follow the new and evolving standards that are aimed directly at keeping children safe. CPSC Rules Calling For Cordless Window Blinds And Shades Goes went into Effect on December…

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Origins and meanings of the word ‘shade’

Origins and meanings of the word ‘shade’

According to the Oxford Dictionary the origins of the word shade come from the Old English words sceadu or sceadwian. In Old English those words meant shadow. Sceadu is the noun form and sceadwian is the verb form as in to “cast darkness.” The etymology is natural…

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Window Design Digital and Physical

Graphical user interfaces, such as Microsoft Windows, copied design concepts (and brand name) from building windows. There is more then just a brand name connection between computer design and window architecture. From

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Jalousie and Jealousy

Did you ever hear the word jalousie before? The word refers to a type of blind that has horizontal slats that allow light and air but not direct sun or rain. The etymology of the word comes from jealous. The word came from one of the main purposes of window treatment…

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Blackout Blinds help you sleep

Blackout Blinds help you sleep

Most people struggle with sleep at least once a week. Doing anything and everything to better your sleep is worth it. Blackout blinds and curtains can help prevent waking up before the desired time. In New York summers the sun comes up as early as 5:24 am.

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Curtain Rods and Custom stoppers

Assuming it doesn’t come with the set there is a whole other design feature that you need choose when buying a window treatment. What style rod matches the decor of the shades and cornice. A special shade stopper could add plenty of elegance to otherwise plain window.

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