Characteristics - FAKRO

Details About Vertical Window Accessories


Effective protection against the heat

Awning blinds constitute the optimal solution as a means of protection against excessive solar heat.

An awning blind absorbs solar radiation before it reaches the glazing unit and emits the heat to the outside of the room, ensuring much better protection from heat on sunny days. By offering up to 8 times more effective protection than internal blinds this can reduce the internal temperature by as much as 10°C.


energy efficiency

Energy Efficiency

Awning blind reduce energy consumption of air conditioning units, reducing operating costs and cutting CO2 emissions. In the same way, it also protects against heat loss in cold temperatures by increasing the heat transfer coefficient up to 16%. The Solar option consumes no electricity as it is powered by a photovoltaic cell. 

opaque blinds

Inflow of Natural Light

Windows with awning blinds rather than external roller shutters allow a free flow of light to the interior. 

Privacy blinds

Visibility to the Outside While Remaining Private Inside

When pulled down, awning blinds ensure visual contact with the external environment. You can easily view outside while keeping privacy inside.

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Improved Eronomics 

The unrolled awning blind improves your working space by helping to maintain an even light levels. They protect against light reflection which can cause problems workers on laptops or families watching TV. An awning blind will also protect your eyes from strain by providing even light distribution.

Protection against UV radiation

Protection Against Harmful UV Radiation

By limiting unwanted penetration of UV radiation an awning blind protects not only you but also guards your furniture against premeture aging and fading.

Insect barrier

Protection Against Insects and Other Pests

In addition to improving protection against heat, the electric awning blind also acts as an insect screen when used with an open window allowing all year round ventillation.