Outdoor blinds: high-performance solar protection
To make sure the sun's rays do not get through the windows and stay trapped inside, install some exterior blinds with screen fabrics. This solar protection equipment can reduce and control the amount of sunlight coming in, improve your comfort and well-being, and reduce the need for artificial light, thanks to the use of natural daylight.
Where to install blinds?
Installing the blinds outside, in front of the windows, is recommended for better thermal performance. Whether installed in front of a window or vertically on a balcony or terrace, it will block out the sun's rays before they reach the glass while maintaining good visibility from inside the home to the outside, thanks to the micro-perforated fabric.
Homes' and workplaces' large glass surfaces will also benefit from being equipped with outdoor blinds, as they reduce discomfort linked to glare and overheating. Screen fabrics let natural light in and allow those inside to be connected visually to the outdoor environment, which can be a source of well-being.
Reasons for installing blinds
Only an automated system is capable of adapting to the rapidly changing conditions outside. During the day, raised blinds can allow daylight and warmth to enter the home. At night time, closed blinds will improve the window's insulation properties and help to keep precious warmth inside the building.
A smart combination of outdoor and indoor blinds can minimise heating costs in the winter while providing a convenient solution against glare from bright sunlight.
Tips for your blinds
For your blinds, we recommend:
- SWK6: a screen fabric that blocks out up to 92% of heat while ensuring natural ventilation, thanks to its micro-perforation.
- SWK15: a screen fabric that lets air through while blocking out up to 83% of heat, available in a range of colours that suit all outdoor environments.
- SWK Opaque: a 100% opaque fabric for maximum protection against UV rays.