UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J. Feb. 15, 2011 December 17, 2010 Hunter Douglas
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Marv Hopkins Hunter Douglas President
"Already a best-seller," continued Hopkins, "Duette Architella shades have seen even stronger sales since the product originally qualified for the federal tax credit in October 2009."
All energy-efficient products that qualify must be for existing homes, not new home construction, and the categories include Windows and Doors, Insulation Materials & Systems, Roofs, HVAC, Water Heaters (non-solar) and Biomass Stoves. Most Duette Architella shades that are mounted completely inside the window frame over double-glazed windows may qualify under the insulation category. Specifically, qualifying Duette Architella shades are categorized as an "Eligible Building Envelope Components."
Duette® Architella® Shades: Energy Savings Made Beautiful
And, like most Hunter Douglas product offerings, Duette Architella shades have passed rigorous standards and test procedures and are GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified® and GREENGUARD for Children & Schools(SM) Certified.
The Hunter Douglas Corporate Commitment
Arbor Day North America
Hunter Douglas also provides monies to the Acumen Fund – an equity fund that invests in technologies that assist millions of people in developing countries to live safer and healthier lives while reducing their impact on the environment. Its activities include purifying drinking water and backing the commercialization of LED lighting products to replace polluting kerosene lamps.
"From products to processes to philanthropy, environmental consciousness is a core Hunter Douglas value," concluded Hopkins.
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