The Innovative Openings Blog

Energy Efficient Solar Screen Shades are turning commercial buildings GREEN

Energy efficient solar screen shades are turning commercial buildings green.  Window treatments and reducing glare have always posed a challenge for the office environment.   Open a blind or shade and there is too much glare to work comfortably at a computer.  Close the blind or shade to block the sun, then turn on the light so you can see.  Office lighting consumes a lot of energy and requires a larger cooling system to keep offices comfortable.  The classic conundrum. Innovative Openings manufactures shades with energy efficient SilverScreen™ fabric that represents a breakthrough in the window covering industry.  Reduce Air conditioning costs with SilverScreen™  Fabric without sacrificing trade-offs.  A fine layer of aluminum adhered to one side of a standard 4% openness screen assures consistent high performance regardless of color. The performance table tells the story; standard 4% open fabrics in dark colors provide excellent view retention and glare protection, but less than…Read More

Louisville Location

Innovative Openings Expansion

Louisville, Colorado – July 10, 2007 – Innovative Openings, Inc., a Colorado-based window covering and awning retailer & fabricator, announces the expansion plans. A 5000 Sq. Ft. office building at 667 S. Pierce Ave., Louisville CO has been acquired to facilitate future growth. According to co-owner Rick Pease, “Plans have been approved to add a 6000 Sq. Ft. warehouse to the office building. The new 11,000 Sq. Ft. facility will house the Innovative Openings corporate offices, professional account sales staff, and service department.

The Innovative Openings Home Builder Program

Window Covering Solutions for Your Home Buyer… Enhanced Customer Service for You Innovative Openings provides this simple, window-covering referral program ready to customize for you and your home buyers. Here’s what you can do for your home buyers via this simple Innovative Openings Home Builder Division program: Reinforce Buyer Satisfaction JD Power & Associates examined nine factors that contribute to customer satisfaction each worth a different amount in the ranking. The most important factor, accounting for nearly a quarter of the rankings, is a builder’s customer service. As a buyer-focused builder you understand how critical it is to meet and exceed customer expectations. Offering your buyers an easy and convenient solution to their window covering needs shows you are in tune and responsive to their needs – and reinforces total buyer satisfaction. Enhance the Home Buying Experience Buyer satisfaction is impacted by the sales process and follow-up. Innovative Openings has…Read More

The Innovative Openings Story…People Make the Difference

Through Innovative Openings, Inc. Rick Pease finds the answer other retailers seek. by Howard Shingle This article is from DRAPERIES AND WINDOW COVERINGS April 1999 It’s all about people. At a time when many window coverings retailers are finding it harder and harder to attract, hire and keep quality employees, Innovative Openings, Inc., Louisville, CO, has reversed the trend-even in a state where unemployment is under three percent. “Our philosophy is to try to get good people and keep good people. Fortunately we’ve had very low turnover over the years. I have several people who have been working for me for 15 years,” says Rick Pease, co-owner. “We try, from a pay, benefits and company culture point of view, to create an atmosphere that makes people want to work for us and want to stay with us.” The importance of Innovative Openings’ people-centric philosophy is even more evident when you…Read More