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High-tech awning

An awning (here the Fétuna model of Franciaflex) can turn the terrace into a real living room. Some technological advances make it possible to extend the use of the outdoor area, in the evening during the summer months and during a good part of the autumn.

Advantages and comfort of this awning

Unfolded awning with its lambrequin

Unfolded awning with its lambrequin

1. This awning has the following characteristics:
Width x Fallen
Mini (m): 3.51 x 3.00
Max (m): 11.82 x 4.00
Protection: aluminum box
Optional: lambrequin
• All-aluminum frame
• Stainless steel screws
• Wide range of paintings:
Reflect acrylic thermal high performance fabrics, standard and high-end acrylic, aerated micro Soltis
Maneuvers & accessories
• Electric control with radio control, portable or wall mounted, and Chronosoft® 8 multichannel option
• Automatism wind / sun
• Lumisoft®: high performance lighting
• Heating ramp
• Wireless outdoor speakers

Canvas white blind in the harmony of colors

Canvas white blind in the harmony of colors

2. The frame of this blind is aluminum, it allows a wide range of colors. this awning model allows you to customize your terrace to your liking and to enjoy it as a whole room, whatever the time of the day: high thermal performance fabrics, lighting with led bulbs integrated into the arms, ramp heating and music guarantee comfort.

Frame in contrast with the canvas

Frame in contrast with the canvas

3. The lacquering of the frames of this blind is sanded, giving an aesthetic and resistant finish in a wide range of 20 shades. The very high surface hardness provides high mechanical strength and high resistance to abrasion. Four wood decor shades are surprisingly realistic.

Somfy sun sensor

Somfy sun sensor

4. Specific wind and sun sensors, combined with a home automation system, protect the awning in the event of a gust of wind, or automatically regulate its unwinding according to the intensity of the sunshine. They participate in both safety and comfort.

Deployment arm light rail

Deployment arm light rail

5. When the day is running out, LED lighting (light emitting diodes) provides the necessary clarity. These lighting ramps are integrated over the entire length of the arms. This lighting pleasantly prolongs the evenings on your terrace.

Lighting by centralized lighting

Lighting by centralized lighting

6. A protected and secure complementary lighting system (here Lumisoft® ") can also be integrated in the boot of the awning where the luminosity is enhanced by a return under the canvas.The luminaire is fixed in the trunk between In the folded position, the luminaire, the fabric and the arms are fully protected.The awning and the lighting can be controlled with the same remote control.

Ambient lighting by LEDs (warm white light)

Ambient lighting by LEDs (warm white light)

7. A built-in variable-speed heating system (RTS Somfy system) extends the use of the terrace from spring to autumn as well as during cool evenings with efficient heating. The radiation here is close to the sun's spectrum (modulation of heat from 33% to 100%).
Wireless external speakers (here JBL) provide music broadcasting without complicated additional installation. Sound can be controlled from a computer, iPod, or other source from a music library.

(photos / visuals: © Franciaflex, except special mention)

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