Window blinds (vertical or horizontal in orientation) are wonderful at deflecting the sun and therefore the amount of heat entering your home. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that in a “sunny window, highly reflective blinds can reduce heat gain by around 45%.”
Fred Perry - 60 Years Gallery: Douglas Coupland (Novelist - CA) -A Canadian novelist, visual artist & designer. His first novel, Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture was released in 1991. He has since published 13 novels, a collection of short stories, 7 nonfiction books, & a number of dramatic works and screenplays for film & TV. Coupland's novels & visual work synthesize high & low culture, web technology, religion, & changes in human existence caused by modern technologies.