Polywood® Shutters Can Save as Much as 30% on Heating Costs

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Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions reveals how the company’s Polywood shutters are designed to provide superior insulation all year long

The interior Polywood shutters available from Sunburst Shutters are 70 percent more energy-efficient than regular wood shutters and 1600 percent more efficient than aluminum blinds.

As homeowners prepare for upcoming cold weather, many are looking for ways to save money on their power bills. Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions, a leader retailer of window treatments, announces how the company’s energy-efficient Polywood shutters are helping them do just that.

Polywood is a unique material proprietary to Sunburst Shutters that has proven to insulate better than any other shutter material. This is because the shutter’s inner core is made from materials that act as insulators, and the shutters have built-in weather stripping and baked-on paint that minimizes temperature pass-through. In fact, the interior Polywood shutters available from Sunburst Shutters are 70 percent more energy-efficient than regular wood shutters and 1600 percent more efficient than aluminum blinds. This adds up to a massive savings—between 20 and 30 percent on energy costs.

“One of our customers in Massachusetts actually tracked his home’s energy bills month to month and saw a reduction of 20 percent after installing our Polywood shutters,” said Dix Jarman, CEO of Sunburst Shutters. “In a state like that where winter temperatures regularly drop below freezing, that’s huge.”

According to the National Association of Home Builders, windows can account for a 25 to 50 percent loss of heating energy. When taken together with the rising cost of energy in most states, means that some homeowners are quite literally throwing hundreds of dollars out the window.

“It’s a problem that we see again and again,” said Jarman. “People just don’t know how much money they could be saving if they used Polywood shutters for all their window treatments.”

In addition to the insulation they provide in the winter, these Polywood shutters are both heat and UV-resistant, making them extremely useful in the summertime as well. In contrast to traditional shutters that fade and warp over time, Polywood shutters resist these problems and are made to last.

About Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions
Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions is headquartered in Las Vegas and has retail stores and dealers in approximately 75 cities across the country. It has been in business for 35 years and has sold more than six million shutters. In addition to shutters, the company offers a full line of window treatments, including blinds, shades, draperies and window films. For more information about Sunburst Shutters & Window Fashions visit http://www.SunburstShutters.com.

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