MicroLouvre™ FAQs

What is MicroLouvre™? 

       MicroLouvre™ is a result of decades of extensive and exhaustive international research and development which has made it probably the most efficient modern method of sun & light control. MicroLouvre™ fabric is made from miniature woven metal louvres, barely thicker than a human hair, angled for optimum sun control, glare and light, it is easily and inconspicuously installed externally on buildings, in lighting units, display cabinets and many other applications.

Who manufactures MicroLouvre™? 

       MicroLouvre™ is produced solely in the United Kingdom by Smartlouvre® Technology Limited, who have decades of expertise in the manufacturing, fabricating and installing MicroLouvre™.  Distributed through a global network, MicroLouvre™ can be sourced anywhere on the globe. Smartlouvre is currently looking for new distribution partners

How does MicroLouvre™ work for solar control?

        MicroLouvre™ is the most efficient sun & light control solution available on the market. The unique method of stopping the sun from ever reaching the window, by means of miniaturized metal micro-louvres which nevertheless permit almost uninterrupted outward vision, has been used extensively all over the world on every type of building. When installed,  MicroLouvre™ Solar Screens, on a vertical surface, shade 100% of all direct sun above 50° and blocks up to 100% of total solar heat gain, reducing temperatures, eliminating glare and saving energy, whilst maintaining perfect ventilation and outward visibility. MicroLouvre™ is the ideal solution to combat the Greenhouse Effect.

How does MicroLouvre™ work for lighting?

       MicroLouvre™, installed in high powered linear and area lighting, allows for effective glare, light spill and light trespass control where other glare prevention methods are unsuitable or unavailable.  MicroLouvre™ is particularly suited for low level or ground installed light grazing. 

How durable is MicroLouvre™?

      Although MicroLouvre™ is corrosion resistant in itself, it is given a polyester powder coat finish for added endurance. MicroLouvre™ is normally coated in low glass black polyester for a durable, light absorbing finish, almost eliminating re-reflected sun and light but is available in a wide range of colours to suit any application.