Sun protection

An overview of projects, products and exclusive articles about sun protection

Product • By heroalheroal VS Z EM

heroal VS Z EM

The sun protection system heroal VS Z EM (Easy Mount) represents the clamp-on variant of the textile zip screen system heroal VS Z. It can be installed without drills and, if required, be removed without any leftover marking of the structure. Thanks to its integrated solar-powered drive, this system is perfectly suited for a retrofit, and can be installed in listed buildings, rented property and existing buildings without much effort. With a range of different clip holders available, this system can be used for almost all conventional types of window made of aluminium, PVC or wood.  More

Project • By HAVER and BOECKEROffices

Sun protection facade for an office building

In Friville-Escarbotin, France, the new office building of the company DELABIE received a façade cladding made of HAVER Architectural Mesh. HAVER Architectural Mesh offers architects and planners a multitude of design options for exterior facades. In new construction and renovation projects, the wire mesh cladding combines sophisticated aesthetics with high functionality. From a wide range of different mesh types, the architects of A4 architectes chose the architectural mesh EGLA-MONO 4391. They were not only convinced by the elegant aesthetics of the mesh cladding, but also by the functional properties of the metal mesh. © Drake TAMRON Effective sun shading with a perfect view to the outside The facade cladding made of a... More

Project • By Tuval MinimalHousing

A House in the Desert

A family house in the Isreali Desert - The "Negev". All Steel Windows and doors are protected from the high solar radiation with external shading solutions: Roller Shutters in the sleeping rooms, and External Venetian Blinds in the public area.  Karin Ravenna Karin Ravenna The External Venetian Blinds allow for smart Sun-Protection, while maintaining the clean and elegant look of the Steel-Windows & Doors.  Karin Ravenna   All windows open-in, with external-magnetic-transparent insect screens. All screens have an ultra-minimalist frame, which is attached to the Steel-Profile with special magnets from the outside, without harming the clean and minimalistic look.   Karin Ravenna Designg: Sh... More

Project • By HAVER and BOECKERUniversities

Climat Planète Research Center

New building of the University of Grenoble Alpes featuring HAVER Architectural Mesh as transparent sun protection   The new Climat Planète Research Center building is located near the CERMO building on the campus of the Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA) in Saint-Martin d'Hères, France. With the construction of Climat Planète Research Center, the architectural firm Serero Architectes created a building for climate research with laboratories, a data center and a space for numerical calculations and virtual process simulations.   In the planning of the new climate research center, Serero Architectes focused on energy efficiency and sustainability in addition to a distinctive exterior appearance. Now, the... More

Product • By RENSONFixscreen Minimal

Fixscreen Minimal

Renson® is a pioneer in windproof sun protection screens against winds up to 130 km/h, and its new product the Fixscreen Minimal raises the bar even higher. The ultimate aim is the highest possible level of aesthetic integration into the façade. To ensure this, each and every part and detail of the Fixscreen sun protection was studied in depth: box, side guiding channels, fabric roller tube, dimensions, screen tension, etc. The result of these efforts being: minimal dimensions and a high-end design that enable a nearly invisible installation. More

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsDistribution Centres

Singapore Free Port

Christie's auction house operates a storage facility for art and exclusive objects at the Singapore Free Port. The architects specified a building shell made of GKD Omega 1520 architectural mesh with the weft wires coated in a dark golden color, giving the building its luxurious appearance. More

Project • By GKD Metal FabricsConcert Halls

New World Symphony, Miami

This parking garage is part of a campus that includes the home for the New World Symphony - America’s Orchestral Academy. The energy-efficient structure featuring GKD Helix 12 metal fabric maximizes natural lighting and ventilation, offers safety and security, and can withstand hurricane force winds. More

Product • By solaris tendeAcoustic roller blinds

Acoustic roller blinds

Acoustic roller blinds for skylight, glazed roofs More

Product • By heroalheroal HS

heroal HS

As a horizontal blind, the textile sun protection system heroal HS for above-glass installation protects from sun radiation. The little space required makes the unobtrusive integration of this sun protection possible. In addition to its zip guidance, the sun protection is tensioned via a back pull system. Thanks to perfect system compatibility with heroal patio roof systems, this system can also be integrated later on. The textile sun protection heroal HS is available in a wide range of designs and fabrics, and colours harmoniously match the colour range of heroal VS Z OR. More

Product • By heroalheroal VS Z OR

heroal VS Z OR

As vertical blinds, the zip-guided sun protection system heroal VS Z OR is ideally suited to be combined with the patio roof system heroal OR, in order to provide protection against wind and weather as well as sun glare, but also against cool temperatures on chilly evenings in spring or autumn. The textile sun protection is made of a transparent fabric that, by reflecting the sunlight, reduces sun radiation by up to 75 %, while at the same time permitting natural daylight to get in. Additionally, up to 98 % of UV radiation is filtered out. This way, the system ensures a pleasant room climate on hot days and allows for a regulation of the room atmosphere, providing optimal protection against blinding glare, prying eyes and heat. Thanks to it... More

Project • By Ignacio Prego ArchitecturesCourthouses

Pointe à Pitre Palace of Justice

Traditionally large and thick as if to express force and power, the walls of the Courthouse in Pointe-à-Pitre evoke openness and transparency. In this way, the building challenges the ice-cold popular image of courts with an apparent warmth, an immediate readability of its forms, and a liberation from the authoritarian codes of judicial architecture.   Built in continuity with the urban fabric and the principal alignments of the city, the Courthouse adapts to its relationship with other buildings in Pointe-à-Pitre. The colours used in the project come from the chromatic environment of Pointe-à- Pitre and in particular from the Prefecture building that faces it, while the varying light reflecting from the aluminum... More

Project • By heroalOffices

Modern office building of AC Group A/S, Denmark

AC Group A/S and a harmonious building design In Viborg, the second-largest municipality in Denmark, the office building of AC Group A/S was completed in 2018. The city is centrally located and has a charming historic centre and some well-known churches, such as the Romanesque Viborg Cathedral. A number of different companies in the vehicle and hydraulics industries are based in the city’s large industrial zone. The holding AC Group A/S is a market-leading craftsman’s and repair business in the area of workshop and lorry cranes, also offering a wide range of lifting devices for the automotive industry. Therefore, the industrial zone of Viborg is the ideal location for the business and the new office building of AC Group A/S. &... More

Product • By heroalheroal VS Z

heroal VS Z

The versatile four-sided heroal VS Z is an innovative and energy-efficient zip screen system. It comes ready for individual use as well as for use in medium and large-scale commercial construction and designed for use in schools, offices and residential buildings in particular.The heroal VS Z consists of a translucent mesh, which is installed in front of the window. By reflecting sunlight, the system enables a reduction in solar radiation of up to 75 %, while still allowing daylight to penetrate. In this way the system ensures a pleasant indoor climate on hot days and enables control of the room's atmosphere. At the same time the heroal VS Z guarantees optimum glare, privacy and heat protection.The sun protection system creates savings on c... More

Project • By HAVER and BOECKERLibraries

Library Ourense

Sun protection facade with Architectural MeshTo protect the interior against excessive sunshine and overheating, the large windows of the library in the Spanish Ourense are covered with HAVER Architectural Mesh.For the sun protection screen the architect Jose Manuel Casabella Lopez chose the cable mesh MULTI-BARRETTE 8301. With its open area of 66 % it acts like an elegant transparent cladding.A special feature of the façade cladding are the diagonal wire mesh elements, which are to the façade. Due to the optical overlaps of the diagonal wire mesh elements, moiré effects appear at the façade cladding.In total Haver & Boecker supplied 678 m² stainless steel wire mesh, including the proven mounting system consisting of round bars, eye bol... More

Product • By Kaynemaile LtdKaynemaile Exterior Systems

Kaynemaile Exterior Systems

Specialising in polycarbonate architectural mesh screens for existing or new buildings. From single-piece flat screens for retail facades to multi-screen sculptural car park building installations, we have a solution to work with your design and budget. More