Side Retention System
A straight drop option ideal for sun/UV protection, insect resistance, windy applications, enclosing a balcony and creating privacy.
The fabric is tensioned by utilising a floating channel, located within the special two piece side channel, eliminating the possibility of fabric "blow outs"or light gaps.
Alpha Awnings proven to reduce cooling energy costs by up to 60%*. Alpha Awnings have been independently tested & proven to significantly reduce cooling energy costs by keeping a standard* home at a consistent & comfortable temperature throughout the summer months.
With an Alpha Awning on your home it will reflect heat, keep interiors cool and reduce energy costs by up to:
|Perth 48%||Adelaide 35%|
|Melbourne 13%||Canberra 35%|
|Sydney 44%||Coffs Harbour 60%|
|Brisbane 58%||Rockhampton 48%|
|Cairns 47%||Darwin 34%|
Under European Standard ‘EN 13561 External blinds – Performance requirements including safety’, Alpha Awnings will meet wind ratings of up to Class 2 – wind speed of up to 29-38km/hr (equivalent to 5 on Beaufort scale) – depending on model no. and size.
NOTE: These results will only be achieved provided the awning is built and installed with Hunter Douglas components according to the Manufacturer’s specifications (as stated in the component book) and with a fabric according to the above standard. It is recommended that all awnings be retracted during wet or windy conditions. Refer to our manufacturer’s guide for full limitations, width, projection and wind rating information.