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Conserve Energy While Maintaining Comfort

Retractable solar screens have long been utilized in European countries to help reduce energy costs while maintaining comfortable interior temperatures. By controlling the amount of sunlight that penetrates your windows, they prevent solary energy from gaining access to your home, reducing air conditioning loads up to 50%. A research group studied the energy savings of exterior and interior shading systems and found dramatic improvement in energy blockage of exterior systems with their findings summarized below.

Place: Trappes (France) with 75%
of the frontage made of glass
Orientation: South Exposure period: 1-15 July
Maximum indoor temperature (without air conditioning) (without air conditioning)

Benefits of Awnings and Solar Screens

Both awnings and sunscreens conserve energy by shading your windows and doors, thereby keeping the sun's heat and damaging UV and IR radiation out of your home. These products reduce the amount of energy to cool your environment while protecting your valuable furnishings, floor coverings and window treatments from being damaged by the sun.

Screens and awnings provide a glare-free environment, enhancing your ability to watch TV or work on your computer, while maintaining your view of the outside.

Awnings also serve to make your decks and patios much more comfortable and enjoyable by providing shade for these areas, which reduces the temperature in shaded areas by 20 degrees or more. The acrylic fabrics utilized in covering awnings block 98% of the UV radiation and have earned the Skin Cancer Foundation's Endorsement. Awnings provide you with peace of mind by eliminating the harmful effects of the sun, making your outdoor living areas more inviting and accessible.

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