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Window Treatments for Energy Efficiency

Window shades have come a long way from being ornamental additions used solely for privacy. Modern window treatments have insulation qualities that highlight their energy efficiency. At Exceptional Views, we specialize in beautiful and functional window treatments that not only frame your space—they also work for you.

Hunter Douglas Sonnette® Cellular Roller Shades Energy Efficiency Window Treatments Near Baltimore, Maryland (MD).

Hunter Douglas window solutions bring together the best of style, aesthetics, comfort, and functionality. Our top picks for energy-efficient window shades will make your living spaces more beautiful and keep your home cozy without adding to your bills.

Duette® Honeycomb Shades

No conversation about energy-efficient shades can begin without mentioning the Duette® Honeycomb shades. Inspired by the insulating patterns of real honeycombs, these shades make the best use of space and fabric. It uses a new technology in fabric construction that traps air in distinct small pockets. As a result, your home stays warm in the winters and cool in the summers. Duette® shades have a special LightLock™ system with patent-pending side channel design, optimized to absorb or deflect nearly all incoming light. They come in a wide range of colors and shades to make every interior look stunning—and each piece is resistant to fading and will maintain their tidy, exact pleats over time.

Sonnette® Cellular Roller Shades

As the name suggests, Sonnette® cellular roller shades combine the functionalities of cellular and roller shades. They roll up easily into a hidden channel like a roller shade, but the real secret is the Hunter Douglas two-layer fabric construction, an innovative design that makes this shade a great energy-efficient option. One layer is the fashion fabric, a choice from our fabric collections that include many beautiful colors. The second of these two layers is an undetectable insulating layer. With these two layers of fabric, the Sonnette® cellular roller shades keep your living spaces insulated in the winters and cool in the summers.

You can also decide how translucent or opaque your shades are with Sonnette®. Choose one of our options that has levels of opaqueness. From room-darkening options that keep the glare of sunlight from damaging your view and your furnishings to semi-opaque options that keep your rooms airy and bright, with a wide range of color options, textures, and patterns, these shades fit perfectly into any interior décor.

Solera® Soft Shades

Hunter Douglas Solera® Soft Shades are another energy-efficient option in our range of products. Solera® combines the construction features of soft-fold roman shades with the insulating properties of cellular shades, resulting in a beautiful, soft window treatments that are also energy efficient. With luxurious and chic fabric choices, these shades elevate the aesthetic appeal of your home—not your electric bill. Solera® Soft Shades are extremely energy-efficient, owing to the insulating properties of cellular construction. They also come with a Top-Down/Bottom-Up design that makes it convenient to control the entry of light while ensuring privacy—just push the top down for a clear upper window or the bottom up for a traditional raised window treatment.


If you are looking for a versatile and energy-efficient window treatment, you will not be disappointed with these options. At Exceptional Views, we bring the best custom window treatments and solutions to your home, including the Hunter Douglas window shades mentioned here. We serve in Baltimore, Lutherville, Hunt Valley, Timonium, Sparks, Annapolis, Ruxton, and Maryland. To know more about our products and service, get in touch with us today. We look forward to hearing from you.