European Rolling Shutters / ERS Shading Blog

Solar Window Screens

Solar window screens are a fantastic upgrade for your home, and their utility to keep the interior of your home cool at a low cost is unparalleled.

That’s why we’re keeping this page updated with all of the latest solar window screen news, inspirations and ideas–we’ll show you great use cases, galleries of screens we’ve installed, and studies that show just how much you can save on cooling with screens.

For more details and information to purchase some for your own, you can view our product and gallery pages.

If you’ve got outdoor spaces that you need shaded or need a sturdier option, don’t forget that we also feature ideas for the use of: Rolling Shutters, Awnings and Pergola and Arbor Covers.

San Carlos Balcony Goes from Hot to Comfortable–Thanks to Retractable Awning & Solar Screens

The deck of this San Carlos home was constantly bathed in harsh sunlight making the outdoor sitting and recreation area unusable. The western location of the deck resulted in near constant sunlight during the day–baking the outdoor and indoor area in heat and harsh sunlight. The large glass doors near the balcony were resulting in higher energy costs due to warmer temperatures from the harsh sunlight. Here's the transformation of this San Carlos home.

September 17, 2020
ERS Shading: Awnings, Roll Shutters & Solar Screens Powered by Somfy Motorized Shading Automation

Take a look behind the Somfy Awning, Shutter & Screen Automation Technology--ERS Shading is a Somfy Platinum Expert and can help install awnings, shutters, and solar screens with Somfy Home Automation Technology.

December 28, 2016
California’s 1st Net Zero Energy Home Stays Cool with ERS Retractable Solar Screens

Take a look at California's 1st Net Zero Energy Home & see how European Rolling Shutters' retractable solar screens keep the home cool & energy efficient.

March 3, 2016