Winter Prep: Using ERS Shading for Cold Weather Protection

December 11, 2023

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Winter Comfort: How ERS Shading Enhances Your Home in the Colder Months

As the temperatures cool in San Jose during winter, it’s tempting to retreat indoors. We Californians don’t have to deal with snow or blizzards, but the slight chill may encourage us to move our gatherings somewhere warmer. Some of our customers are facing an important question: How can I get the best of both worlds?

ERS awnings offer a unique opportunity to extend your outdoor living space even when the air is chill. Our solutions will protect you from UV rays (awnings, shutters, and the like). We can also be custom-created to hold heat in (exterior shutters). Imagine hosting winter gatherings with friends and family under the shelter of an ERS awning. Our awnings provide a cozy and inviting environment where you can enjoy the crisp winter air without feeling exposed to the elements.

Creating a Winter Retreat with ERS Screens

While San Jose enjoys mild winters compared to many other regions, there are still days when you want extra warmth and protection from cool breezes. ERS solar shades and screens can help you create a comfortable winter retreat on your porch or patio. These shading solutions allow you to control the sunlight and breeze entering your outdoor space, making it an ideal spot to relax with a warm cup of cocoa or a book.

Additionally, exterior shutters can support your endeavors of keeping your house warmer. By locking in heat, you’re less likely to need alternative support from your furnace. This can save you money in the long run! Let’s chat about that a bit more below.

Enhanced Energy Efficiency

One of the often overlooked benefits of ERS shading solutions in the winter is their contribution to energy efficiency. By strategically positioning shading devices, you can block the low-angled winter sun from overheating your home during the day while allowing natural light to illuminate your interior spaces. Our exterior rolling shutters can also keep heat in (we discuss this more below). This balance maintains a comfortable indoor temperature and reduces the need for artificial lighting, helping you save on energy costs.

Winter-Ready ERS Shutters

ERS exterior rolling shutters offer extra insulation for your home during the colder months. While they are not intended to provide weather protection, they can help retain indoor heat, reducing the need for constant heating. This not only enhances your winter comfort but also contributes to energy savings.

Winter Benefits With Our Shading Solutions

Extend your living space, create cozy retreats, and benefit from improved energy efficiency with ERS shading options.Choose ERS as your partner for enhancing winter comfort and experiencing the difference our customized shading solutions can make in your home.

Contact us today to explore how ERS can add value and warmth to your life and home during winter. We service customers in San Francisco, the San Jose Bay Area, Marin County, and Monterey County. Our showroom is located at 404 Umbarger Road in San Jose, California, and it’s open from 8 AM-4 PM Monday through Friday and 10 AM-3 PM on Saturday.