AERC Expands Portfolio with Sustainable Certified Window Attachment Products from Hunter Douglas Fabrics ‎

Most popular line of window coverings now features 22 new fabrics crafted with recycled materials


NEW YORK (June 5, 2023) – The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC) is pleased to announce the certification of new products from member company Hunter Douglas with the launch of 22 new fabrics in their Designer Roller Shade line under the Roller Shade category, and six new fabric collections in their Honeycomb Shade AERC certified line.

The recognition of these latest certified products reaffirms AERC’s mission to rate, label and certify the energy performance of window attachments and commitment to sustainable, energy-saving products.

“Hunter Douglas Designer Roller Shades are on the forefront of design. Sourced globally providing the most complete, comprehensive, and extensive collection of woven fabrics on the market, our Designer Roller Shade fabrics are not only beautiful but now select best-selling fabrics are AERC certified. Customers will know the energy efficiency of these fabrics so they can select the fabric that works best for their window application, ” said Kelly Foster, Sr. Director of Product Management.

“Consumers are increasingly looking for sustainable products and ways to achieve greater energy efficiency in their home. The addition of these new fabrics with recycled content under the AERC certification label enhances the value proposition tenfold,” said Ralph Vasami, Executive Director of AERC.

The AERC certification of these Hunter Douglas window attachment products showcases their energy-‎saving properties and sustainability benefits‎. Hunter Douglas’s Duette Architella Honeycomb Shades feature recycled content. Duette Architella Alexa™, a top-selling Duette fabric is responsibly re-imagined—now with recycled content. Duette Architella Thea™, is a new linen-like fabric that is responsibly designed with recycled content.

For more information on the energy-saving potential of window attachments contact Kristen Kurtz at [email protected] . For additional information about Hunter Douglas’ products, click here, or contact Steph Harvey at [email protected].    

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About the Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC)

The AERC is an independent, public interest, non-profit organization whose mission is to rate, label and certify the energy performance of window attachments such as blinds, shades, shutters, and storm windows. AERC is made up of a diverse set of stakeholders, which include product and component manufacturers, non-profit organizations, government bodies, testing labs and utility companies. Partially funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), AERC provides accurate and credible information about the energy performance of window attachments, which helps the public–including homeowners, architects, and builders—make informed decisions when it comes to buying window attachment products. To learn more about AERC certification or the AERC Energy Improvement Program, visit

About Hunter Douglas
Hunter Douglas Inc., headquartered in Pearl River, NY, is the leading manufacturer and marketer of custom window treatments in North America and a major manufacturer of architectural products. Get details at or call 1-800-274-2985.June 

May 31, 2023