Reading Time: 5 minutesBesides the obvious aesthetic reasons why a home needs window treatments, there are also other, more functional roles played by curtains, drapes, shutter, shades or solar panels. Most often overlooked, window treatments help not only increase your privacy, but also improve your UV protection and energy efficiency. Do you know how much money you are saving just by installing the right window treatment? It could even be thousands, depending on the number of windows you have in the home! Below are just three of the many ways the right window treatment can help you save money. But, we’re taking it a step further today. In the second section, we’ll be suggesting some Eco-friendly window treatments to help you make a more informed decision. So, stick around!