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Topic - Carley Interiors
If wintry drafts have you sidling farther and farther away from your windows and glass doors, it may be time to consider switching your window treatments to improve energy efficiency.
If you are feeling pressured to add some decorative pizazz to your home to wow your holiday guests but have spent your end-of-the-year budget on gifts, don't panic. Local interior designers have an array of inexpensive ways to give your house a unique look without overspending.
Iantha Carley, owner of Iantha Carley Interiors in the District, said the Hunter Douglas Duette Architella honeycomb shade, which features a honeycomb inside a honeycomb, qualified for an energy-efficiency tax credit because of the level of energy efficiency it offers.
Ms. Carley said plantation shutters made of composite materials can be as energy-efficient as a honeycomb shade because of the materials used in the frame and the shutters.