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Alpha Awning Side Retention System

Turnils_Alpha Operating Options and Side

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%

Melbourne: 13%

Sydney: 44%

Brisbane: 58%

Cairns: 47%


Adelaide: 35%

Canberra 35%

Coffs Harbour: 60%

Rockhampton: 48%

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.


Min Width: 1.20m

Max Width: 5.00m

Max Width per unit: 5.0m (3.5m for internal cord winch)

Operating Options

Bottom Rail Accessories

Headbox Options

Optional Accessories