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3. Creating compelling swoops, Sail Shades by
Hunter Douglas Architectural are free-hanging
clouds that establish an aesthetic signature for
atrium spaces and skylights of any dimension or
height. The durable fabrics reduce glare and solar
heat gain while diffusing and optimizing daylighting.
4. Alphacoustic from Carnegie Fabrics is a
transparent curtain fabric with an understated
architectural look and strong sound absorption.
Made of 100-percent Trevira CS Polyester, the
subtle rib texture achieves an NRC of 0.45
when draped flat and 0.75 when draped at
5. Avila Twilight is a privacy shade collection
from Mermet USA. Available in nine room-facing
colors, this true blackout fabric is PVC-free and
treated with antimicrobial protection. Its darker hues
have matching street-facing colors so the exterior
aesthetics are consistent with a facade’s glazing.
6. Roll-A-Shade offers a wide range of motorized
options including full building automation and
sun-tracking systems. Its window treatments
have been specified in all areas of commercial
construction including the healthcare, hospitality,
education, retail, and restaurant industries. In addition
to supplying product, the company assists with
blueprints and design specifications, and all projects
are installed by trained professionals.