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Brooklyn is a progressive city that promotes self-sufficiency through numerous green
advocacies. There is the Green Brooklyn movement, Brooklyn Green Team, and
Sustainable Business NYC among others. Your participation in this eco-healthy drive
can start in your own home, through decreased energy consumption. Simple
redecorating choices can help you reduce costs, using solar shades.

This shade can be a type of either a roller or a roman shade, and it is made of
innovative synthetic meshfiberglass, vinyl, polyester yarns, textured wood and
clothdesigned to filter light. The sheer material comes in different degrees of
opaqueness or openness depending on your light needs. Three per cent openness
blocks 100% UV rays of while 10% openness controls 90% solar radiation.

The choices are sheer, semi-sheer, semi-opaque and opaque fabrics. Shades are
characterized into the following functions: dimming, skylight, privacy, interior light
blocking, and interior/exterior transparency. These can be ordered along with a
continuous cord, motorized switch, cassette, top-down, metal valance, side/bottom
channels or cornice.

Compared to draperies and blinds, which rely on several factors to achieve either
privacy, light or temperature control, you can achieve all three with shades. Solar
screens are easy to clean, just suction with the vacuum cleaner dust tool or wipe with
a damp cloth. These are also wonderfully durable because of its high resistance to
bacteria, fungi and moisture.

Solar shades are economical because it regulates the temperature in the room. During
winter, it keeps the warm air in and blocks cold air out and during summer, it refracts
warm air from coming in. It will help you save on your air conditioning and
subsequently reduce your energy bills. It must be installed close to the wall and glass
to seal the air space to insulate the room.

The translucent solar screens allow natural light in the room while deflecting harmful
UV rays. Even when indoors, UV rays can still cause skin cancer or at the very least,
discoloration and bleaching of furniture and walls. By lowering the sheer shade, you
can reduce glare on the TV screen and computer monitor.

This is ideal for windows that look out on a view but are also directly penetrated by
the sun. You can still maintain privacy while enjoying the view because the shades
block the view from outside. Blackout shades provide full light and privacy control
because it totally prevents light from passing through. This is popularly used in
bedrooms, conference rooms and auditoriums. When paired with a sheer screen,
brightness and glare can be regulated by pulling down either of the shades.

Solar shades come in different styles and color to fit your room theme; you can even
add a decorative hem to perk it up. These are great for both large lengthy windows
and small windows. Retailers and decorators such as Brooklyn Paint & Home Center,
V2K of Manhattan and Brooklyn, and Blindsgalore carry their own signature line as
well as fashionable home dcor brand Hunter Douglas and Comfortex Envision. Other
resellers in Brooklyn you can check out are Budget Blinds, Stylish Windows, Your
Home Store and EastCoast Interiors.