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  • On sunny winter days, open the curtains on the sunny sides of your house to use the natural sunlight to help warm your space and reduce the need to run your furnace.
  • In the evening, close them to keep that heat from escaping.
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    Did you know cellular shades are considered the most energy efficient window covering? Their honeycomb shape traps air within their pockets to provide an extra layer of insulation.
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    Double down: Cellular shades that have two rows of interconnected cells are better than single cell shades.
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