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Textilene® Solar Screens

Textilene® solar screen material is made up of woven PVC coated polyester yarn, which reduces heat transfer through windows by reducing solar heat gain and blocking harmful UV rays. The solar screens are fastened outside the home windows as solar window screens to give optimum performance of sun control while letting you maintain excellent visibility.

The U.S. Dept. of Energy says in its 1994 study, that shading the outside exposed windows or doors is the best way to stop heat build up. The Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Clearinghouse  says that roughly 40% of heat build-up and heat loss is through windows and doors. External shading is the most effective home treatment to counter these effects. Shading the exposed windows and doors can reduce temperatures by as much as 20 degrees. Window shadings such as indoor window film or blinds or insulated drapes do not block, reflect, or absorb the solar rays before they pass through the glass.

The two most popular Textilene® Solar fabrics are the 80% and 90% products which come in a multitude of colors and widths.

Textilene® Solar screen – 80% Sun Block

Made up of solar screen fabric in a plain weave using .025″ diameter vinyl-coated 1000-denier polyester core yarn in the warp and fill. Textilene® 80 Solar Screen blocks up to 80% of the sun’s rays.

Textilene® Solar screen – 90% Sun Block

Made up of solar screen fabric in a plain weave using .025″ diameter vinyl-coated 1000 denier polyester core yarn in the warp and fill. Textilene® 90 Solar Screen blocks up to 90% of the sun’s rays.

Screens made with Textilene® Solar fabrics from Arizona Sun Supply are proven to:

  • Lower the utility bills in Summer months
  • Reduce heat transfer through windows
  • Reduce the glare and harmful rays from the sun
  • Provide excellent ventilation and filter dust
  • Provide protection from fading for your indoor furnishing
  • Provide daytime privacy without blocking the view
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