Façade Exterior

Introduction

Façade louvers give you control over incoming sunlight. And means to influence heating by the sun. Moreover, these kind of louvers offer plenty of possibilities to beautify a building.

Triangle 75E louver, Dwingeloo, NL

Control over daylight

People love to live and work with daylight and a view. An abundance of sunlight disturbs this pleasure through glare and reflection on screens. That is why louvers are often used on façades. This gives you control over the amount of daylight that enters the room. That is a simply matter of putting the shutters in the desired position. This can practically be done stepless from 0 ° (completely closed) to 90 ° (completely open).

Power management

The sun is not only a source of light, but also a source of heat. In the winter, heating by the sun contributes to a lower energy bill. That's nice. In the summer it becomes quickly too hot without air conditioning or a fan. That is less pleasant. With façade louvers you get influence on this warming up. In the summer the sun stands high and louvers block the sun. For a part even when they are open. On a (partly) cloudy day, that may be sufficient and you retain a view. When the sun stands higher and shines brighter, close the louvers further. Or completely.

Triangle, 150E, Hagestein, NL

Architecture

Shutters also have aesthetic properties. Louvers from Sunshield are always tailor-made and available in various shapes and many colours. This gives the architect enormous freedom in shaping his ideas. And the owner of the building has plenty of options for distinction.

Plenty of choice

Sunshield offers an extensive range of louvers, in a large variation in aluminum and wood. Aluminium louvers can be supplied in a large number of colours. The most common colours are available from stock. Other colours and treatments - such as coating with a structure - are available on request. Wooden blades are mainly made from Western Red Cedar. But other types of wood are also possible. Just like the aluminum slats, wooden louvers are available in many different colours.

Habufa Meubelen Hapert

Two targets with one shot

The façade of Habufa Furniture in Hapert in the Netherlands faces south. Sunshades, blinds and net curtains offered insufficient relief. The problems caused by reflection on displays and warming of offices and showrooms by the sun were quite persistent. Until Habufa Furniture opted for a louver system by Sunshield. This solved both persistent problems in one fell swoop. The corner element in the photograph above covers front and side louvers. Which was the cherry of the cake, completely in line with the architect's philosophy.

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The benefits of Sunshield's custom made solutions are: 
  • The most effective solar control and daylight management.
  • A very robust and reliable system with long lifetime.
  • Flexible for every design, situation and shape.
  • Easy cleaning and lowest maintenance.
  • Stylish and architectural appearance

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