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“Green” shade fabrics from Phifer

Products | July 3, 2014 | By:

Eco-friendly shading solution offers responsible light management and energy savings.

Phifer Inc. SheerWeave® 4000 series fabrics are now made with Dow Ecolibrium™ bio-based plasticizers, combining the durability of vinyl-coated polyester with the latest in green vinyl technology for an eco-friendly shading solution that offers responsible light management and energy savings.

This green technology is exclusive to Phifer for the window treatment industry. Dow Ecolibrium plasticizers are made from 98 percent renewable feedstock, offering a phthalate-free alternative to shades made of traditional petroleum-based plasticizers. They also reduce greenhouse gases by 40 percent when compared to traditional plasticizers.

SheerWeave fabrics manage the sun’s heat and glare at the window, improving air conditioning efficiency and protecting interior furnishings from fading. The style 4000 series is offered in various neutral colors, with openness factors ranging from 3 to 5 percent.

SOURCE: Phifer

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