04 May 2020
May 04, 2020

Ripplefold Drapery as Room Dividers

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Decorating with Fabric is pleased to offer our Ripplefold Drapery System as a Room Divider Solution. With today’s need to social distance in tight-spaces, using the Ripplefold Drapery System provides a functional and attractive solution. The drapery looks good from both sides and can stack-back into a tight space when drawn. Read More

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Topics: residential drapery, drapery pocket, window treatments, drapery tracks, drapery room dividers, room dividers

04 May 2020
May 04, 2020

B-Shield Clear Vinyl Protective Roller Screen

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B-SHIELD
CLEAR VINYL PROTECTIVE ROLLER SCREEN APPLICATION

Considering the ongoing health and safety challenges of operating your place of business, Decorating with Fabric is pleased to offer B-Shield, a clear vinyl protective roller screen. The B-Shield screen provides an extra layer of protection for retail, office, school, hospitality and healthcare applications.

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Clear Vinyl Protective Roller Screen

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Topics: PPE screens, Clear Protection Material, protective shield, protective barrier, PPE Barriers, Clear Vinyl Roller shades, Clear Vinyl shades

28 Jan 2020
January 28, 2020

West 18th NYC Sales Gallery

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Located along the High Line, the Lantern House, designed by Heatherwick Studio certainly makes the most of its surroundings. It is the London-based firm's first residential project in North America. Now nearing completion at 515 West 18th Street, the project's facade is said to be a modern take on the traditional bay window. Through multiple exposures, residents will enjoy incredible natural light and vistas of the elevated park and West Chelsea. Read Morecustom residential draperycustom residential drapery

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Topics: residential drapery, drapery pocket, window treatments, drapery tracks

05 Dec 2019
December 05, 2019

Wire Canopy Exterior Shading Solution

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The Wire Canopy Exterior Shading Solution is the most dynamic and versatile retractable canopy in the world! Its modular design allows it to adapt to any space, configured in one or multiple colors and changed within minutes to create new designs and patterns.

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Topics: exterior system, wire canopy, exterior shades, exterior wire canopy shade

18 Nov 2019
November 18, 2019

Nice Roller Shade AIR Wall Switch Remote

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We are excited to announce the newest and most advanced Wireless Wall Switch by Nice Motor Group called AIR; perfect for your motorized roller shade projects and solutions. For more information on this product or any of our engineered interior shading solutions, controls or guides, please contract us today or click on the live links above.

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Topics: shade, low voltage controls, roller shade wall switch, interior roller shade

22 Aug 2019
August 22, 2019

Shading Solution Consultant

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Engineered Shading Solution has long been considered an afterthought, however now it is an essential element of a building system. In essence an Engineered Shading Solution is a sustainable system for an interior or exterior windows, which engage the latest technologies to control heat, glare, and light. 

With the advent of these technological advances in the industry, it has become challenging for Architects to keep up with the variety of design and control options. So what do Architects do when faced with new, exciting yet overwhelming choices?

The answer is to rely upon an expert consultant. This is nothing new, as we see a litany of specialists engaged to work on projects, such as: lighting, acoustics, audio-visual, façade, security, landscape, radio frequency, to name a few. It is time for the architectural community to consider the advent of the Shading Solution Consultant

Working with a consultant can provide expert advise on how to design, build, and install an Engineered Shading Solution, that will reduce solar heat gain, lower annoying glare, and control unwanted daylight. 

InSync Solar provides experience in consulting, designing, and installing Engineered Shading Solutions for Passive House projects. Our work with architects and builders include solutions for both residential and commercial projects. We understand the need of providing systems that are based on performance in reducing solar heat gain, as well as respecting the integrity of the Passive House shell. 
 
Through our consultation service, you can design and plan how to integrate an exterior or interior shading solution for your next project. 
 

~Shade Consultation Services~

  1. Architectural, Aesthetic and Functional Intent 
    Our team will meet to assess the architectural, aesthetic and functional intent of the project. 

    Architectural Intent – To determine the nature of the Engineered Shading Solution, which includes applications for both interior or exterior installations. 
    Aesthetic Intent – To evaluate and determine the quality of the materials, level of finish, ceiling pocket design, special hardware, fabric selection, type of user control and placement. 
    Functional Intent – To understand the level of automated control required. This would include such decisions as local, group or master control, level of integration, and sensors. The type of fabric in order to reduce solar heat gain, control unwanted glare and manage daylight.
  2. Preparation of a Preliminary Budget Estimate 
    Our team will provide a general sense of what resources will be required to satisfy the architectural, aesthetic and functional intent of the project. This early budget number will reflect what may be required to design, engineer, test, source, fabricate and install the shading and control system.
  3. Provide Basic Design Concept Drawings 
    Our team can prepare visually representations of possible solution sets to be included into the architectural drawings for the project. Design concepts will be in an AutoCAD format with an accompanying PDF version.
  4. Provide Design Mockups
    If required to provide proof of concept, our team can design, engineer and procure a scaled, functioning mockup.
  5. Provide Physical Samples
    Our team can procure and provide physical working samples for the purpose of understanding the design, appeal and functioning nature of the Engineered Shading Solution.
  6. Provide a Three-Part Specification
    Our team can prepare, review and if necessary modify a Three-Part Specification that defines the scope of the shading and control system.
  7. Prepare a Working Budget
    Our team can present a working budget that will represent the refined elements of the finalized project drawings and specifications.
  8. Planning and Coordination
    Our team can provide planning and coordination with other trades that relies upon the success of the Engineered Shading Solution. This includes such trades as: façade, ceiling, drywall, painting, HVAC, lighting and electrical. 
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15 Aug 2019
August 15, 2019

Awning Exterior System

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Our European designed custom awnings are beautifully constructed to extend your outdoor living lifestyle. Each retractable outdoor awning exterior system comes with extendable arms, durable exterior fabrics and motorized controls. Read More

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Select among a wide variety of fabrics that are certified with different degrees of solar resistance. All our awning arms are strong and are built to withstand long projections.  Automated wind sensors and anemometers are provided to retract the awning back to its closed position. Read More

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15 Aug 2019
August 15, 2019

Pergola Exterior Shading System

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Our Pergola retractable tension shading systems protect your outdoor living space while providing comfort, energy efficiency and are custom designed for your specific needs and project requirements. Read More

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We design our retractable Pergola shading systems using the leading fabrics in the market that are solution dyed acrylics or solar protective screen mesh material with variable openness factors.

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08 Jan 2019
January 08, 2019

8 Reasons Why You Need A Shading Solution Consultant

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Window coverings have long been considered an afterthought. However with today’s technology it is now an essential element of the Modern Building System. This concept has evolved our offerings from basic window coverings into Engineered Shading Solutions.

The definition of an Engineered Shading Solution is a sustainable system for both interior or exterior windows, which engage the latest technologies to control heat, glare, privacy and light. 

With the advent of the technological advances in our industry, it has become challenging for Architects to keep up with the variety of design and control options. So what do Architects do when faced with these array of new and exciting options?

The answer is to rely upon an expert consultant. This is nothing new, as we have seen a litany of specialists already engaged to work on projects, such as: lighting, acoustics, audio-visual, façade, security, landscape, radio frequency, to name a few. It is time for the architectural community to consider the advent of the Shading Solution Consultant

Working with a consultant can provide expert advise on how to design, build, and install an Engineered Shading Solution, that will reduce solar heat gain, lower annoying glare, and control unwanted daylight.  

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10 Dec 2018
December 10, 2018

An Architect’s Guide To Exterior Solar Shades

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Why do we need An Architect's Guide to Exterior Shading Solutions? Because many in the architectural and design community view exterior solar shades as an afterthought, and as a result, they may not give their projects the best chances for success. 

Today's emphasis on sustainable solutions have rushed window coverings to the center stage with other building systems, such as lighting and HVAC. Architect's and designers are becoming aware of the advantages of incorporating window coverings (especially exterior shades) into their building and building facade.

To help educate architects, designers and the Passive House community on Exterior  Shading Systems, we have created "An Architect’s Guide to Exterior Shading Solutions". It is a comprehensive and educational report on the many aspects of designing and specifying exterior window coverings. The guide covers such things as:

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1. Exterior Shading Solutions and Sustainable Design.
2. Introduction to Exterior Shading Solutions.
3. Benefits of Exterior Shading Solutions.
4. Common Myths of Exterior Shading Solutions.
5. The Passive House and Exterior Shading Solutions.
6. Exterior Shade Products.
7. Exterior Shade Fabrics.
8. Exterior Shading Controls.
9. Completed Exterior Projects.


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