The importance of pairing energy efficient fabrics with an intelligent blind control system
November 30th, 2023
Specifying blinds is seldom at the forefront of an architect or contractors mind at the start of a project. But it should be. Blinds play a huge role in improving a building’s energy efficiency and
How can solar shading enhance a building’s NABERS rating?
November 23rd, 2023
By now, we’re all aware of the need to tackle climate change, particularly those in the construction sector. But with a 2022 report identifying how the built industry has in fact made the gap to dec
What are the different types of external blinds?
November 9th, 2023
When discussing the future of architectural design, significant thought must be given to the specification of external blinds. Unlike many European countries, the use of external blinds in the UK is s
What are the best blinds and curtains for heat retention in commercial buildings?
November 2nd, 2023
Although autumn has been unseasonably warm, the Met Office suggest the usual cold winter weather could soon be with us. And with colder temperatures comes a heavier reliance on central heating systems
The environmental benefits of external solar shading systems
October 24th, 2023
2023 has been yet another year of record high temperatures and extreme conditions across the globe. The UK experienced it’s joint-warmest September on record, with an average temperature of 15.2
Our External Shading Systems CPD is RIBA-approved
October 17th, 2023
Following the launch of our new external blind product range earlier this month, we’re incredibly proud to introduce our RIBA-approved CPD, ‘External Shading Systems.’ Presented by our Specifica