The evolution of window-coverings have spanned centuries. In the early 1700’s, the Scotch Holland Window Shade was produced in Glasgow, Scotland. But it wasn’t until 1864, when Stewart Hartshorn patented the first spring roller that enabled these shades to function without cord and pulleys.
We’ve come a long way since those primitive days of window-coverings, though the same spring roller is still available today. Back in those days, and not too far in our recent past, most people considered a window-covering nothing more than an afterthought.
However, with the advent of unique functioning systems, precise abilities of control, and innovative fabrics, today’s window-coverings have evolved into https://www.insyncsolar.com/shading-solution-consultant.
The difference between a window-covering, and an Engineered Shading Solution, is where the former can indeed be an afterthought, the latter however, is considered 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.