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QMotion Honeycomb Shades Provide Energy Savings and Design Flexibility


2/11/2015

 

Pensacola, Fla. — Feb. 6, 2015 — Due to the cellular construction, honeycomb shades are known as the energy-efficient window covering, but with QMotion’s Qadvanced Honeycomb Shade collection you don’t have to sacrifice style to achieve energy savings.  

QMotion’s Qadvanced Honeycomb Shades are among the most energy-efficient window coverings available. The insular property of honeycomb fabric is attributed to its unique cellular construction, creating a barrier of chambers designed to reduce heat. Hot or cold air is trapped in the cells and gets released slowly so your cooling or heating system does not work hard to warm or cool the trapped air.

In addition to the energy efficiency and design qualities of the honeycombs, QMotion offers the only upgradeable honeycomb shades on the market. The Qadvanced Honeycomb shades can easily be transformed from manual to motorized by the consumer with a simple install upgrade kit.

“For customers who have QMotion’s manual honeycomb shades, we recently received a patent for developing a method to convert a manual honeycomb shade to a motorized honeycomb shade by simply sliding a motor assembly into the header of the window shade,” said Gene Demestre, QMotion vice president of sales and marketing.

Using the technology of QMotion’s award-winning Qadvanced Roller Shades, the Honeycomb collection delivers a sophisticated automated shade that offers both ease of use and dependability. The Qadvanced Honeycomb Shades provide unmatched quietness as they are virtually soundless when in operation through the use of the patented, battery-operated motors are tucked away inside the headrail. For those infrequent times when you may need to change the standard alkaline batteries, the easily accessible headrail allows for quick battery replacement without having to remove the shade from the window frame. 

“QMotion’s Honeycomb Shades are known for providing energy efficiency through fabric selection and utilizing scheduling controls to further reduce energy consumption,” Demestre said.

Qadvanced Honeycomb Shades are available in a wide range of colors and styles including headrail and bottom rail accent colors. The Honeycomb Shades are offered in single cell and double cell options with the choice of four fabric types: sheer, semi-sheer, semi-transparent, and room darkening. 

In addition to reducing energy, QMotion’s Honeycomb Shades help protect against the damaging effects of UV light. UV rays are reflected back outside keeping carpet, furniture, wood, and other furnishings from fading.

All QMotion Qadvanced Honeycomb Shades can be operated through a remote, smart phone, tablet, or by hand. QMotion’s remotes offer the convenience of controlling one shade or a group of shades together. For total integration, you can also sync shades with office automation systems, giving customers the ultimate in convenience and flexibility.

To see the Qadvanced Honeycomb Shades in action, visit http://qmotionshades.com/about-us/gallery/video_galleries/25-honeycomb-shades-video. For more information about QMotion Advanced Shading Systems, visit QMotionShades.com.

 


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