Metal Sunscreen Fabrication Options to Enhance Your Commercial Building

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Looking for ways to set your building apart? What if those enhancements could even save you money? Metal sunscreens not only add an element of design to any building facade, they also add many benefits to your building that may result in tremendous financial savings. They help reduce heat, glare and overall energy costs. They provide energy savings by minimizing direct solar gain through windows (requires less costly glazing) and reducing peak electricity demand. Studies also show that buildings utilizing these products increase worker productivity, lowers absenteeism and increases employee comfort. Fabrication companies can do designs, fabrication, and ship quality horizontal and vertical metal sunscreens to anywhere they are needed. Some can also provide a variety of out rigger, blade, and attachment options for your unique aesthetic design. With in-house design and fabrication, they can produce custom products, at a fair price and deliver them in a fraction of the time of other fabricators.

Blades

Metal sunscreens are available with a variety of different blade options including flat, tube, ovals, round, square, crescent, tear-drop, perforated, rectangles, zee shape and “C” shape. Depending on the look and functionality you desire, most companies can suggest a blade shape, size, and design appropriate for your project. With in-house design and fabrication, they can create custom products at a fraction of the time and cost of other industry players.

Attachment Options

Metal sunscreens can attach to a variety of materials including wood structures, steel and masonry. Typical attachment options include expansion anchors through bolts, tapped and thread cutting fasteners as well as welded connections. A good metal fabrication company will help you select the right attachment option for your sunscreen.

Fabrication Options

The metal sunscreen fabrication options are virtually endless. They can produce 12 inch to 10 foot cantilevers with rectangular and curved options in a wide variety of depths and sizes. From color and size to style and design, will provide you variety of fabrication options unmatched by anyone in the industry.

Design Customization

Metal sunscreens come with a variety of color and design customization options. Metal fabrication companies can supply powder coating, kynar and anodize options to match whatever adjacent materials are required. Most companies will provide limitless design customization options to meet all your sunscreen needs.

According to a 2007 D.O.E. Sun Control Study, sunscreens can save up to 22% in total energy costs. Metal sunscreens make a functional and attractive addition to any building or residence and can save you money down the road. The right metal fabrication company for you should offer a wide range of horizontal and vertical sunscreens custom fitted for your design needs that can positively impact the energy efficiency and LEED classification of any building. Most metal sunscreens are available in any size, color/finish blade, or mounting option. All sunscreens are fully customizable and engineered for each project.

Architectural metal offers many benefits to your building and with so many quality products on the market, why not enhance its appearance for many years to come? From rainscreen, flush caulk joint, dry seal, and composite metal panel infill systems to any type of sunscreen possible, metal fabrication companies can design, fabricate, and ship any product to your building.

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