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Do Shutters Help Insulate Windows?

Yes, shutters can help insulate windows. Different shutters provide different levels of insulation. With the common United States homeowner paying $661 annually on heating costs, it’s not a surprise families are trying to find places to cut home heating and cooling expenses.

You might first picture appliances that conserve energy, like ENERGY STAR® furnace and air conditioner equipment. Or perhaps even light bulbs, which can yield sizeable energy savings for your most-used light fixtures.

One of the greatest energy leaks in your home could be a surprise. Your windows can lose up to 30 percent of your residence’s conditioned air, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

That’s where our energy-conserving window coverings can help, providing high-quality light filtration while helping keep your Orlando home comfier in the winter and more refreshing in the summer.

Window shutters from Louver Shop of Orlando are one of the most loved means to increase energy savings while retaining your home’s appearance. We have a model that is certain to match your space, whether you desire the look of stained real wood shutters or fresh white faux wood shutters.

Look over all your options during a free, in-home consultation with one of our design experts. We’ll bring samples to you, take measurements and give you our all-inclusive price quote. All at no pressure.

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How Do Shutters Stack Up for Insulation?

The right shutters make your home more beautiful, not diminish it, while increasing energy efficiency.

Look no further than plantation shutters from Louver Shop of Orlando. You choose your material, louver thickness and color, and we’ll manufacture gorgeous custom shutters here in the U.S. just for your rooms in Orlando, Florida.

The correct shutter material causes a big influence with respect to insulating your windows.

Energy efficiency is frequently gaged by R-value, which factors in the thermal resistance for materials. The higher the numeral, the better the insulation.

Here’s how two typical shutter materials measure up for insulation.

Related: Which Shutters are Best for Insulation?

Faux Wood Shutters

Faux wood shutters, also called PVC or polymer shutters, are rated at 3.17 R-value, according to findings by the Smart Energy Alliance. That’s the top R-value for interior shutters.

This style of window covering is great for any room in your home, especially ones with high heat, moisture and daylight. Our LouverWood® Shutters can withstand the weather without blistering, peeling or becoming washed out.

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Wood Shutters

Wood shutters are a close second to faux wood, coming in at a 2.77 R-value.

Built from the top U.S. hardwoods with ultra- large panels, our select Heritage Shutters offer an upscale look to your house.

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Seeking a dramatic visual impression for your windows? Our exclusive Signature Shutters have a curved tilt bar and sloped louvers.

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Hybrid Shutters

Classic Shutters, our best-selling hybrid plantation shutters, include the most requested components of our deluxe shutters.

Classic Shutters incorporate the toughness of sturdy wood frames and the energy efficiency of artificial wood louvers.

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Decrease Heating and Cooling Expenses with Our Shutters

With shutters from Louver Shop of Orlando, you can get both an attractive and energy-efficient home for years to come. Schedule a free, in-home consultation today to begin creating the plantation shutters you’ve always dreamed about.

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