Designing motorized rolling window treatment pockets

Posted by Greg Amato on Thu, Mar 05, 2015 @ 12:11 PM

My mission is to demistify the details of motorized shading systems. Rolling shades come in 4 opacities; sheer, semi sheer, semi-opaque and opaque. They can be inside or outside mounted on an opening. My most common work, involves putting a pocket in a ceiling, a soffit or otherwise hiding it from view.
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Topics: solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, Castec, Phifer, motorized rolling shade pocket, energy savings, sun shades, Insolroll Shades, rolling shades, Mechoshades, shading solutions, Mermet, Somfy, dual shades, HubSpot Tips, fascia, manual shade, solar screens, insect screens

“Shades and Life” Everything you wanted to know about shades.

Posted by Greg Amato on Thu, Mar 20, 2014 @ 03:38 PM

 

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Topics: solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, energy savings, sun shades

Have you seen our Exterior Shading Systems?

Posted by Greg Amato on Fri, Jan 24, 2014 @ 07:51 AM

All our Exterior Shade Systems are designed to control heat and glare while maintaining the view of the outdoors, and are the most effective shading solution for outdoor living spaces and the outsides of windows. The benefits of solar screen shades make them a clear choice for this extension of Residential and Commercial window treatments.

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Topics: solar shades, sun shades, exterior shades, exterior sun shades, exterior solar shades, exterior patio shades, patio shades, california exterior shades, cali exterior solar shades

"Home Automation Market To Explode In Next Five Years"

Posted by Greg Amato on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 @ 08:48 AM

Check out this really interesting article on where Home Automation Control is going - this is a great solution to your most complex interior shading projects..

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Topics: motorized shade control, home automation, shade control, motorized solar shades, Shades, solar shades, motorized roller shades

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

Welcome to Bay Screens and Shades

Posted by Greg Amato on Wed, Nov 28, 2012 @ 12:11 PM

Bay Screens and Shades is an exclusive fabricator of InSync Solar Shades which includes a full array of Solar Shades, Blackout Shades and Roller Shades, all available in motorized and manual controls. Bay Screens and Shades is the architects' choice as the professional provider of window coverings including The SnapPleat Drapery System. We service the Greater Los Angeles area, for contract and residential projects alike.

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Topics: Shades, residential, Solar, Solar Powered, InSync, Window Shades, Commerical, Architects & Designers, Bay Screens and Shades, solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Castec, Phifer, motorized rolling shade pocket, energy savings, sun shades, Insolroll Shades, rolling shades, Mechoshades, shading solutions, Mermet, Somfy, dual shades, manual shade, solar screens, insect screens

We offer a valuable AIA 1.0 Lunch and Learn

Posted by Greg Amato on Sun, Feb 12, 2012 @ 01:39 PM

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Topics: solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, Castec, Phifer, energy savings, sun shades, Insolroll Shades, rolling shades, Mechoshades, shading solutions, Mermet, Somfy, dual shades, HubSpot Tips

Choosing Motorized Rolling Shades

Posted by Greg Amato on Tue, Oct 11, 2011 @ 11:44 PM

Since 1990 when we sold our first motorized solar shade with Lutron motors, we have continually led the industry in the development of new technology and products. Every one of our window shades are checked and tested before they leave the factory to make sure they meet the high quality standards for which we are known. And our Somfy or Lutron systems are the most sophisticated, yet versatile and user-friendly window shade control systems on the market.

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Topics: solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, energy savings, Insolroll Shades

Saving energy with shades

Posted by Greg Amato on Tue, Jun 21, 2011 @ 02:14 PM

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Topics: solar shades, automated shades, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, Draper Shades, energy savings, sun shades, Insolroll Shades