We have covered Loewen and Vista Films. 2 great components when considering optimal modern windows. Quality windows increase the beauty of the building or house, increase optical quality of scenery outside, reduce heat, glare and sound, and increase insulation.
Now we look at a more specialty company, that is primarily used for commercial applications, but could be very sleek in certain residential applications.
MechoShade Systems is a world leader in Window shading systems and solutions:
– Automated Solar Shading
– Daylight Management
– Brightness Controls
In the thirty years since the founding of the company in 1968, MechoShade Systems , Inc. continues to be a pioneer in the development of solar shading, including the development of its’ hugely successful T hermoVeil® and EuroVeil® shadecloth lines and creative solutions to brightness, glare and solar control problems.
Through the research and engineering capabilities that created the MechoShade system in the beginning, MechoShade has become the only single source solar shading designer and manufacture of hardware, shadecloth and accessories. MechoShade is in the forefront of energy efficient solar shading design at the window wall to achieve personal, thermal, and visual comfort in conjunction with the more efficient use of natural resources. It is this reason why you find MechoShades in many “Green” projects, including those that have achieved LEED™ certification.
MechoShade has offices in Long Island City, NY and Phoenix, AZ with sales and distribution throughout the continental United States, Canada, Asia and Europe.
***BONUS*** They were selected as a Top-10 Green Building Products for 2004 by Environmental Building News.