• Thermally Broken Retractable Roof suitable for all climates
  • Custom Engineered to meet site specific Code Requirements
  • Energy Efficient: Saving up to 30% yearly on operations costs
  • LEED certified if project is aiming for LEED accreditation
  • Corrosion & Maintenance Free, Includes minimum 5 year Warranty
Product Name
Retractable Roof Enclosure DS.E.TOP
Designer
OpenAire
Manufacturer
OpenAire
Manufactured
Canada
Facade cladding
Metal cladding
Rooflights
Continuous rooflights and Roof windows
Material
Metal, Aluminium
Glass
Colour
Grey range
Black range
Red range
Yellow range
Blue range
Purple range
Orange range
Brown range
Gold range
Silver range
Copper range
Pink range
Green range
White range
Finishes
Painted
Characteristics
Large-format
Custom
Adjustable
Lightweight
Multi-colour
Shape
Square
Rectangular
Configuration
Continuous
Appearance
Wood look
Metal look
Glass types
Double glazed
Triple glazed
Quadruple glazed
Patterned
Reflective
Insulated
Opening types
Sliding
Technical characteristics
Durable
Ventilated facades
Thermal break
Security
Fire-rated
UV resistant
motorized
Operable/Retractable System may be tied to BIM

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Custom designed aluminum motorized retractable roofs can be applied to any superstructure, at any scale. We work with architects to develop a solution to meet their vision. The infill material into the aluminum framing (glass, polycarbonate, ETFE, photovoltaic panels) and their performance are specified by the architectural team. 

In this instance, OpenAire provided both the enclsoure and the retractable roof and vertical facades.  A double slope or A frame shape is one of many solutions for the superstructure. This is a top down operable solution where the roof opens from the peak of the curve and slides down either size. Once open, the motorized roof (moving panels) are parked on top of the lower fixed panels. This is a 50% open solution.

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