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    Division Name:  Hunter Douglas Ceilings, Sun Control & Window Coverings


    • Web:  www.hunterdouglas.co.uk
    • Address: 8 Charter Gate
        Clayfield Close, Moulton Park
        Northampton NN3 6QF
        United Kingdom

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    Division Name:  Hunter Douglas Facades


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    • Address: Cattermole House
        Market Place
        Codnor, Derbyshire DE5 9QA
        United Kingdom

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    LOUVRE SHUTTERS

    Hunter Douglas’s range of sun control Sliding Louvre Shutters are both highly functional and attractive as a dynamic facade element. The louvres are produced in either aluminium or wood and then placed into an aluminium frame. They have a clean and crisp appearance and can provide full shading while still allowing an excellent view outside.

    General Information

    Why Louvre Shutters?

    Sliding Shutters offer a perfect solution for regulating light and heat whilst at the same time creating an architectural element to the facade that is striking in appearance. The specification of sliding louvre shutters provides the required shading and allows an open view onto the street outside. A wide choice of louvre shapes and finishes enables the designer to further enhance the external appearance of the building’s façade.

    Characteristics

    • Choice of seven fin types in extruded aluminium and Western Red Cedar wood, as fixed or adjustable elements
    • Choice of three different frame types, from minimal design to heavy duty for large dimensions
    • Wide choice in finishes: from anodisation to powder coating in an unlimited variety of colours and designs
    • Manual application or reliable motorisation to increase functionality
    • Proprietary guiding components are totally weather resistant and require minimum maintenance
    • Elegant system design, with attractive details and all fixings hidden from view

    Application

    Louvre shutters are highly functional in residential applications with balconies or glass facades. They offer shading and privacy and are resistant to all weather conditions and wind loads.

    Design & Inspiration

    Sliding shutters offer a unique way to give a distinctive appearance to a facade. Moving individually or as a group they continuously transform the facade while still providing a uniform and consistent design to the envelope. With a wide range of materials and finishes available, the architect has added freedom to find a solution that fits the required style and atmosphere of the building.

     

    All aluminium profiles used in the Sliding Shutter system can be anodised in a natural silver colour or a range of alternative colours and shades. Anodisation is an electrolytic process that turns the top layer of the aluminium into a strong protective surface that is resistant to all conditions. For an even wider choice of colours and designs the shutters can be powder coated in a wide range of RAL colours or to a specific colour requirement. Hunter Douglas also offers the highest standard of sublimation finishes, providing the high protection of a durable powder coated finish with the superb look of wood and patinised metal designs. As for the real wood fins: Western Red Cedar can be used without finish in outside conditions, resulting in a beautiful silver grey tone that will retain it’s look for many years without maintenance. Alternatively the wood fins can be provided with a transparent nano coating that with regular maintenance will preserve the original red brown appearance.

     



    Louvre shutters are typically configured as a frame built from extruded aluminium profiles with an array of fixed or adjustable horizontal fins in extruded aluminium or wood. For the fins there is a choice of seven types with different shapes and appearance. Fixed fins can be placed in the frame at a suitable angle and module to meet the requirements for shading and open viewing to the outside. Adjustable fins will allow the user to set the fin angle from open to closed at any time.


    For the shutter frame Hunter Douglas offers a choice of three frame types: the simple flat bar for minimum visibility, the slim line frame for an elegant appearance and the heavy duty frame for the largest shutter dimensions. For the guiding system Hunter Douglas uses proprietary aluminium extruded rail profiles and runners that offers the same weather resistance and low maintenance requirements as the shutters themselves.

    When motorised the Sliding Shutters work with a reliable 24V belt drive system. The belt runs along the length of the top rail, between rail and shutter. The motor works in combination with an electronic controller that is placed inside the building.




    More product details

    More detailed information can be found at the downloads section below.



    Sliding Louvre Shutters are designed to withstand high wind loads at full floor heights. However the maximum dimension for a shutter will depend on the applied frame type and the maximum occurring wind load on the building. Wind loads are typically dependent on the geographical location and building’s height. The graphs shown below provide a good indication of the maximum shutter dimensions that can be achieved under certain wind loads. Our sales offices can assist you in determining the most suitable solution for your project.


     

    Description ID Downloads
    Sliding Shutter FIN rounded 60x10 SC-SS-FIN1-2D dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutter FIN foil 70x15 fixed SC-SS-FIN3-2D dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutter FIN foil 70x15 adjustable SC-SS-FIN4-2D dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutter FIN wood 68x16 fixed and rotatable SC-SS-FIN5-2D dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutter FIN S 70x48 SC-SS-FIN6-2D dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutter FIN Z 70x48 SC-SS-FIN7-2D dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutter FIN rhomboid 68x16 SC-SS-FIN8-2D dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutters Flat Bar SC-SS-flat bar-2D dwg  pdf 
    Description ID Downloads
    Sliding Shutter + Motor SC-SM-2D-01/-03 dwg  pdf 
    Sliding Shutter + Rail SC-SS-RAIL-2D-V2.0 dwg  pdf 

    Health and wellbeing

    The Hunter Douglas Architectural range of ceiling products contribute to sustainable buildings through aesthetic solutions that enhance comfort and save energy. Promoting the health and well being of their occupants is arguably the most important function of building. Our shading solutions promote the use of healthy daylight without the hindrances of glare and thermal discomfort. Our acoustic ceilings are a key element in the provision of acoustic comfort.

    Sound materials

    Environmentally sound materials are the key to a sustainable building. Our strategy is to pick materials that have good environmental properties to start with. Many of our products are made of aluminum produced in our own smelters. We have optimised our processes to use up to 99% of recycled content to produce the right alloy for our products. Our wood is FSC certified and we embrace the Cradle to Cradle principle in our product development.

    Energy savings

    Reducing the energy use of the total building stock is key to the prevention of global warming. Most modern office buildings use more energy for cooling than heating. Effective management of the solar energy that passes through the transparent part of the façade is a key strategy in the prevention of overheating in both old and new buildings. Our high performance shading solutions bring substantial energy savings, while at the same time promoting health and wellbeing.

    Corporate Social Responsibility

    Keen on Green is an important company-wide initiative to reduce energy consumption, water usage and our overall carbon-footprint. We embrace the ISO 14001 framework to actively manage our Keen on Green objectives. Hunter Douglas and its employees actively support the communities in which we live and work, as well as those on a more global scale. Business is people. We pride ourselves on our worldwide network of experienced, intelligent, passionate and creative people who have consciously chosen Hunter Douglas as their employer.

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