With Western Red Cedar being the most popular due to its durability, lightweight and resistance to warp. Timber is a sustainable option to traditional aluminium systems and they are available in naturally durable softwood and hardwood, including Western Red Cedar, Larch, Thermowood, Oak and Sweet Chestnut. Brise soleil ― from the French word ‘sun breaker’ - project above glazing (usually horizontally) to prevent glare and reduce overheating. Our Timber fin range provides a natural finish alternative to our aluminium aerofoils, we have a range of timber species and finishes available to choose from. All calls may be recorded for training and quality purposes. Nationwide Louvre Company installed two large triangular Brise Soleil panels for Puregym & Halfords at Abbey View Retail Park in St Albans. With Western Red Cedar being the most popular due to its durability, lightweight and resistance to warp. Medera Timber Brise Soleil System. Some of the main design elements for the project were to create brighter teaching spaces, circulation routes and improve the external space for the students. Timber blade profiles alongside subtle and bespoke support structures bring a modern, stylish and contemporary appearance to any building facade. Using our experience and knowledge we can help maintain the balance between form and function for your design intent. Our Timber fin range provides a natural finish alternative to our aluminium aerofoils, we have a range of timber species and finishes available to choose from. Developed by SDC Construction with Cole Thompson Architects for North Hertfordshire Homes, this new flagship sustainable housing development in Letchworth features a diverse range of Contrasol Timber products. We also offer a variety of alternative timbers such as Siberian Larch, Douglas Fur, Iroko, Maple and European Oak are some of the timbers we have previously worked with however a large selection of other timbers can be obtained. Fins can be supplied fully certified in either FSC, PEFC, SFI or CSA, depending on specie and country of origin. Western Red Cedar is an evergreen coniferous tree native to western North America. We have a range of aluminium aerofoil profiles to suit many different projects, our profiles range from 60mm to 600mm wide depending on shading, span and aesthetic requirements. All individually designed to suit the customers building and visual requirements. This large scale project built by Denne Construction and designed by PRP Architects, features over 200 Contrasol Sliding Shutter’s. This comprehensive secondary school formally called South Camden Community School was a BAM construction project with a mixture of new build and refurbishment work. Nationwide Louvres are able to provide a variety of blade sizes and shapes including rectangular, elliptical and specialist shapes to the customer requirements with a variety of purpose designed powder coated aluminium bracketry. Western Red Cedar is an evergreen coniferous tree native to western North America. Contrasol provide a full range of Brise Soleil products using a number of different materials to create solar shading systems that work with the building design to control the solar heat gain. This particular system consisted of a series of 200mm elliptical shaped timber blades fixed to a 100mm x 40mm aluminium box section frame. With the medieval wall of Norwich Cathedral Hostry in the foreground, our vertically-mounted Timber Brise Soleil regulates excessive sunlight through the structural glazed curtain wall. Architects have been known to be very satisfied with this weathered appearance. 610 9929 34. Our timber merchants supply mainly to BS1186 Part 3 :1990 standard from responsible sources, is either FSC, PEFC or CSA certified and is purchased in line with Government Timber Procurement Policy – CPET.