Exterior solar screen

Fixed solar screens are commonly manufactured by local fabrication shops or the fabric is available as DIY from local building supply centers.

Performance of various solar screen fabrics is a combination of openness factor and color. To learn more about this relationship, try this “View-Through Simulation Tool.”

There are currently no consistent thermal performance standards for solar screens. This website lists manufacturers offering a 5-year or more warranty on their products.

Alphabetical List of Qualifying Manufacturers:

- Draper

- Phifer

- Twitchell

Representative Trade Association:

- Window Covering Manufacturers Assocation (WCMA)