With Duette Architella honeycomb shades from Hunter Douglas, you can enjoy the style and function of a beautiful window treatment and get federal tax rebate, too! Federal tax credits from 2006 for energy efficient home improvements have been reinstated, and are retroactive to 2012. At Perfect Fit Window Fashions, we offer a wide range of energy efficient window treatments and installation options that qualify for the tax credits.
Hunter Douglas: The Leader in Energy Efficient Shades
The Duette Architella Honeycomb Shade Collection has the industry’s highest level of energy efficiency. With a classic look that has modern appeal, these beautiful honeycomb shades take nature’s most perfect shape, the honeycomb, and double it to create an amazingly fashionable and energy-efficient shade. The Duette shade uses three distinct air pockets to trap cold air in the winter and heat from the sun in the summer so you pay less on your energy bill. Duette Architella shades can be custom made to fit a variety of window shapes angles, arches, skylights and cut-outs. You can also choose from a variety of child and pet-safe lifting options, ranging from motorized solutions to cordless manual mechanisms.
More Tax Credits with LiteRise Trim Kit
The LiteRise TrimKit attaches to the window frame to form an insulating barrier and reducing drafts. By sealing the gap between the shade and the window frame, energy efficiency is improved. The cost the LiteRise TrimKit is eligible for the tax credit program when used with certain Duette® and Applause® honeycomb shades. The kit works with inside mounted LiteRise lifting systems, as well as the Top-Down/Bottom-Up Duolite option.
Did you know you can lose as much as 50% of your home’s heating and cooling energy through your windows? All Hunter Douglas window fashions provide some protection against the outside elements. With the heat and humidity in Florida, any help we can get with the cost of cooling our homes is a welcome sight! Some products have higher energy efficiency ratings than others. At Perfect Fit Window Fashions, we can help you find the window covering that works for you and qualifies for the tax credit.
Qualifying Window Coverings
The tax credit is issued based on the energy-efficiency rates of window treatment products. Some window coverings have higher ratings than others. Our Duette Architella honeycomb shades, with their patented cell-within-a-cell design, are federally recognized as an energy-efficient product. These shades are so energy efficient they can reduce energy costs up to 50%. Available in vertical and horizontal pleats, Duette Architella shades come in a wide range of fabric types, colors and shapes.
Visit our showroom in Estero, FL, serving the areas of Estero, Bonita Springs, Naples and Ft. Myers to see full-size displays of our energy efficient window coverings. Contact us today for a design consultation – we’re looking forward to serving you!