On these pages are a number of downloads, files & videos containing some of the latest research, product information, regulatory info & technical data.
Posted: 18 July 2012
This paper examines the energy and thermal comfort implications of installing solar shading, including automatically controlled shading.
Analysis of an air conditioned office suggests that in Enlgand shading can result in significant reduction on CO2 emissions and energy cost. Additional saving can be obtained by installing automatic control of shading
Posted: 09 July 2012
A computer generated video tour of the Library of Birmingham by architects Mecanoo.
Posted: 23 January 2012
This video shows the unique PrismaReflect Transparent Shading which gives similar shading efficiency results to the most effective blind fabrics will still allowing around 90% of natural diffused light to enter the room giving the all of the benefits that natural light can bring.
Posted: 28 September 2011
Capricorn System Automated shading devices with timers and sensors optimize natural light inside the building and can still be controlled individually if required.
More comfortable to the human eye, sunlight has proven itself as the best source of well-being. Studies show benefits in schools where grades have improved, and in offices with higher productivity and lower absenteeism rates.
Sunlight is free and by reducing the use of artificial lighting allows energy savings. Artificial lighting can amount to 35% of a commercial building's energy costs !
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