Carney's Window Coverings Blog

Welcome to the Carney's Window Coverings Blog. Keeping you informed about the window coverings industry as well as what's happening at Carney Window Coverings.

Focus on Energy

Focus on Energy – Saving Window Treatments Helps Retailers, Consumers


During the energy crisis of the 1970s, the Energy Star program was founded by the nation’s Environmental Protection Agency to advance energy conservation in homes and buildings. Since then, ENERGY…

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COVID-19 Construction Job Site Practices

COVID-19 Construction Job Site Practices – Flatten Coronavirus


COVID-19 Home Construction Job Site Practices All contractors should incorporate COVID-19 transmission and prevention into all job hazard analyses (JHAs) and pre-task safety planning for all aspects of the work.…

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Historic New Window Covering Safety Standard


The Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) announced today the approval of a new window covering safety standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) that will require a vast majority…

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Donate Your Unneeded Samples to Local Design Schools


WCAA members, are you ready to donate your unneeded samples to local design schools instead of the local landfill? Save A Sample! is a non-profit, nationwide recycling drive that makes…

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NAHB Green Certifications

Green Single-family Building Practices


In a sample of homes from 246 single-family builders, about one-fourth have enough green features to meet the minimum point requirement for certification under the National Green Building Standard™(NGBS).  However, only about 11 percent of the…

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