Designing Healthy Buildings

When designing any new build, renovation or extension, the increasing issue of overheating should be addressed. Primarily a concern during the summer months, it also happens throughout the winter, with indoor temperatures rising to uncomfortable and unsafe levels that can put occupant health at risk. 

An appropriately sized, positioned and specified external shading device can help to create more sustainable buildings that are comfortable and healthy for their users, with lower running and maintenance costs.

External Blinds | External Roller Blinds | Blinds | Caribbean Blinds

Designed to cover glazing of all sizes and inclinations, from sliding and folding patio doors to skylights, conservatories, pergolas and verandas, Caribbean Blinds’ high-performance external blinds are the most effective way to keep buildings cool, whilst diffusing bright light to eliminate glare. Our external blinds can reject up to 96% of solar heat gain with minimal energy demand, preventing overheating as a result.

Patio Awning | Caribbean Blinds

Outdoor patio awnings are the perfect solution for the ultimate al-fresco living space, offering instant shade and shelter and providing full protection from the elements. Both practical and stylish, our specialist range of retractable patio awnings are compatible with both single and two-storey façades and have been designed with every application, requirement and budget in mind. 

Designed to completely to transform the use, functionality and enjoyment of all types of spaces, our exclusive louvred roof canopy branded the Outdoor Living Pod™ allows individuals to literally open the door to new experiences and enhance their lifestyle as a result. 

Available in an endless array of stunning textured finishes, our award-winning Pod offers an open-air alfresco feel when left fully open, and ensures a completely water, wind and even snow-tight roof when closed – all with just the touch of a button. Optional zip screens, LED lighting and infra-red heaters present the ultimate extension of an al-fresco living space that can be enjoyed 365 days a year.

To discuss incorporating external shading into your next new build, renovation or refurbishment project, speak to one of our experts on 0344 800 1947 or complete our quick enquiry form here.

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