As the days get shorter and the nights grow colder, many household managers are bracing themselves for higher utility bills come next month’s statement. There may, however, be a way to mitigate your expenses with the help of energy-saving window treatments. Maureen Donohue-Conway, editor of Tap into Morristown, writes about power-saving measures in her column:
While there’s no question that window treatments primarily serve a decorative function, they can also reduce your monthly electrical bills by regulating indoor temperature. This is important because winter’s just around the corner, and WAWV says that you should start refitting your home with energy-efficient window covers before the cold sets in. A combination of window drapes and blinds is one option specifically recommended by Angie’s List, the leading provider of consumer reviews in the country, since it offers maximum sun protection and little heat loss.