What is MicroLouvre®?

The world's thinnest and lightest louvre system

Woven in the UK, MicroLouvre® is the world’s thinnest and lightest louvre system, with up to 700 paper thin, bronze micro louvres woven into every metre of the metal fabric - optimal for solar shading. MicroLouvre® metal fabric is only 1.55mm thick overall (no thicker than a grain of rice) and each louvre measures only 1.25mm x 0.30mm. The fabric has an open area of 80% and weighs just over a kilo per square metre. This makes MicroLouvre®, although a simple concept, the most technically advanced, versatile and comprehensive all-in-one solution for a variety of application such as solar shading, light and glare control and fire protection with a 60 year proven lifespan. Outperforming competitors in these fields, the MicroLouvre® technical performance criteria even exceed international methods of testing, as proved by Fraunhofer and SimScale.

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MicroLouvre® case studies

Product integrations

Lighting solutions - Anti Glare and Diffusion

Victory Boulevard

Our MicroLouvre® ultra-thin metal fabric louvres were integrated into the units and permitted optimum light transfer, ensuring high energy efficiency, which is key to any lighting strategy.

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Lighting solutions - Anti Glare and Diffusion

Victory Boulevard

Our MicroLouvre® ultra-thin metal fabric louvres were integrated into the units and permitted optimum light transfer, ensuring high energy efficiency, which is key to any lighting strategy.

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Solar shading

Basingstoke Hospital

Temperatures immediately plummeted for the benefit of all. Because of these results, it was said that 40 air-conditioning units were no longer required.

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Solar shading

Alexandra Hospital

With straightforward, quick and importantly non-intrusive installation, MicroLouvre® ticked the boxes in terms of leading to a lower internal temperature and reducing the HVAC load by at least 68%.

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Why MicroLouvre®?

An unbeatable range of sustainable green credentials.


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Made in Britain

Our fabrics are all made in the UK to reduce shipping emissions.

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100% recyclable

MicroLouvre™ metal fabrics and frames are 100% recyclable and are proven to last over 60 years.

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90% recycled

The metal fabrics are made from over 90% recycled scrap copper.

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68% HVAC savings

Air conditioning usage can be reduced by more than 68% and equipment halved.

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Why MicroLouvre®?

A huge range of exceptional performance properties in just one system

MicroLouvre® metal fabric has exceptional performance properties. Its solar shading and glare control capabilities, combined with its fire and heat resistance, make it uniquely versatile. Its flexibility also means we can produce this in limitless shapes, sizes, and colours for all types of window coverings, lighting design, exhibition displays and for managing natural ventilation.

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Qualifications & accreditations

Good Homes Alliance
SimsScale
IFC
ShadeIT
Materio
Build Uk
BSI
Berkeley Lab
BBSA
BRE
Good Homes Alliance
SimsScale
IFC
ShadeIT
Materio
Build Uk
BSI
Berkeley Lab
BBSA
BRE
Good Homes Alliance
SimsScale
IFC
ShadeIT
Materio
Build Uk
BSI
Berkeley Lab
BBSA
BRE