Category Archives: Green Living

Retractable Screens Enhance the Home

Traditionally, screen doors were all about function. We put up with the slamming, tearing and inconvenience because the alternative was either a stifling hot home or flies on the pies.   Times have changed and so have screens. Retractable screens are there when you need them and virtually disappear when not in use. This means […]

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Retractable Screens for Getting Your Back Yard & Porch Ready for Summer

Getting Your Backyard Porch Ready for Summer by Courtni Wisenbaker-Scheel It’s that time of year again! Time for backyard barbecues and spending quality time with family and friends. However, a backyard and back porch take a beating throughout the winter, and most need a bit of attention to maintain their appeal. At Home Improvement Leads, […]

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Wind and Retractable Screens

All the Benefits of Retractable Screens but Without the Hassles of Screens that Blow Out with Just a Light Wind All household screens have one purpose: to provide a barrier between our homes and the pesky, sometimes dangerous, insects outside. Traditional screen doors and fixed screens for windows do this job well but are ugly, […]

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Screen Use & Air Conditioning

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A Calculation of Potential Energy Savings This calculation is for a home in Central Texas with four tons of air-conditioning. The homeowner reports that in the spring and fall he opens the house at night to allow in cool air and closes it during the day to trap the air in. This makes the use […]

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The Green Building Choice

Screen Solutions Inc and Plissé Retractable Screens Screen Solutions Inc is committed to both operating in an environmentally friendly way, and selling a product that is a green building choice. Our screens are produced with long lasting recyclable aluminum frames and painted using a dry powder coating process that releases almost no volatile organic compounds […]

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