Managing sunlight and privacy with rolling shades

Posted by Greg Amato on Wed, Jun 18, 2014 @ 12:09 AM

The challenge: Managing light so sunlight can be blocked and filtered at the same time?

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Topics: aia lunch and learn, motorized shade control, lutron roller shades, architects, Architects & Designers, Bay Screens and Shades, Bay Screens and Shades, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, Castec, Draper, manual shade, light control, Motorized

We can save you on Energy Costs

Posted by Greg Amato on Thu, Mar 20, 2014 @ 11:42 AM

Day Light Harvesting

By Greg Amato for Bay Screens and Shades

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Topics: architects, designers, daylighting systems, daylighting, facades, light control, glare control, shading, solar shades light control, shades light control

The Architect's New Best Friend - Shade Mapping

Posted by Greg Amato on Sun, Dec 22, 2013 @ 12:53 PM

Division 12 Labs is where InSync Solar Shades are conceived, mocked up, and created. All projects are unique and in order to provide Architects with the important drawings, submittals and specifications, the engineers at Division 12 Product Labs, provide a special service called Shade Mapping. Shade Mapping offers Architects with a forward-looking approach in laying out Engineered Shading Solutions.

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Topics: architects, designers, division 12, shade mapping, architects mapping, architects and designer videos, solar shade mapping

QMotion - "Discover beauty in motion"

Posted by Greg Amato on Sun, Dec 15, 2013 @ 06:05 PM

Bay Screens and Shades is pleased to offer the battery operated Solar Shade system: QMotion Advanced Shading Systems. The QMotion shades offers top-notch technology and leading fashion sense in window treatments for stylish homes and office spaces. QMotion sets new standards of excellence for automated shades, powered by easy installation low voltage power or long lasting batteries that are easily accessible inside the shade tube. The results are elegant electric shades with industry leading battery life and unparalleled quietness.

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Topics: architects, designers, division 12, commercial, residential, Bay Screens and Shades, qmotion shades, roller shades, q-motion, qmotion roller shades, lutron q-motion, qmotion, division 12 products

Interior shades @ Beverly Hills Residence

Posted by Greg Amato on Tue, Oct 15, 2013 @ 06:38 PM

We recently completed an exciting project using Lutron QED solar shades and a drapery in a home with beautiful views. There were many corners and wide doors, so we did butt pass shades and broke up our panels at the mulions, as usual. In the office below picture, you can see corner with a butt pass situation. Butt pass situations create unwanted gaps where the two meet; a soffit was built to house the shade pocket which eleminated the gaps.

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Topics: lutron, residential solar shades, architects, designers, solar shades, Motors, lutron wireless roller shades, solar shade fabrics, draperies, residential draperies, lutron window covering systems, window coverings santa monica, window coverings LA