When it comes to window treatments, there are many shades of green! This session will examine the latest trends in eco-responsible window coverings. We will examine the ways in which environmental certification standards are mobilizing companies to develop materials and processes more in harmony with nature. We will look at the benefits of automated window coverings for energy conservation and climate control. We will take a look at leading-edge designers who are developing new methods to work with natural materials in nontraditional ways.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Gain an appreciation of the many qualities that constitute a sustainable window covering
  • Become familiar with the environmental certification standards and the leading companies incorporating these values to develop new sustainable processes and products
  • See the work of some of today’s leading designers, architects and technologists as they develop new products inspired by and in harmony with nature