Posts made in June, 2018

Do You Want To Cut Cooling Costs? Then An Awning is the Perfect Solution!

Do You Want To Cut Cooling Costs? Then An Awning is the Perfect Solution!

By now everyone is aware that awnings can provide shade for homes and businesses alike. But record hot temperatures, rising energy costs and a much tighter household budget is helping to reveal the impact awnings and solar shades can have in our never ending search to help reduce our energy expenses. A study funded by The Professional Awning Manufacturers Association (PAMA) shows that New England homeowners can save up to 61% on their cooling costs by installing awnings on their home.  The study was conducted in 50 cities across the United States Awnings reduce your cooling costs by blocking the suns rays which in turn keeps your home cooler and puts less stress on your air conditioning units. “The sun’s rays through glass are responsible for almost 20% of the load on your air conditioner,” says Michelle Sahlin, Managing Director of PAMA. “Awnings reduce direct solar gain through windows.” To view the Final Report click...

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Standing Seam Awnings, Still Standing The Test Of Time.

Standing Seam Awnings, Still Standing The Test Of Time.

Standing seam awnings add architectural detail to any buildings or storefront while dropping your cooling costs and providing protection from the New England elements. Made of specialty metals with a baked on factory finish. This baked on finish is produced by powder coating the material, which guarantees a high quality finish that will last for years to come. Powder coating is available in a variety of colors, insuring a unique shading system that we can design to perfectly complement your home, storefront, office, apartment complex, or any other building. New Haven Awning has been a leader in the awning industry for almost 90 years. So besides our great customer service and a team that can help you every step of the way all our standing seam awnings are: Designed and fabricated in house Have structurally welded aluminum frame Powder coated, anodized or Kynar frames Have Kynar finished panels Have Integrated gutter and downspouts Reduce cooling costs and energy consumption Have a distinctive architectural design If you are looking for some great ideas for your next awning project then take a look at some of the images below.  If that doesn’t get your creative juices flowing just check out some of our Portfolios in the top menu. Need a pro to help you design your next shading solution? Contact NH Awning...

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These Great Fabrics Can Help Reduce Your Risk In Getting Skin Cancer.

These Great Fabrics Can Help Reduce Your Risk In Getting Skin Cancer.

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, just because it feels cool outside, that doesn’t mean UV rays aren’t reaching the ground and more importantly your skin. In fact, even on cloudy days, UV rays are still coming though. So if you’re outside at an event or party, remember to try to keep yourself well shaded! Sunbrella performance fabrics have been awarded the Seal of Recommendation by the Skin Cancer Foundation, an international organization committed to the education and prevention of skin cancer, the world’s most common cancer. Understanding the SPF or sun protection factor of your shade canopy fabrics will aid you in making informed decisions for your shaded outdoor living area and the overall protection of your skin. Sunbrella is not the only fabric with a high UV rating. New Haven Awning is also proud to carry Tempotest, Weblon Coastline and Firesist. Sunbrella high-performance fabrics have the look and feel of cotton. They’re quick-drying, very easy to clean, and hold their brilliant colors for many years to come. Tempotest awning fabrics are treated with Teflon® Extreme, which provides stain resistance, easy cleanability, and minimal maintenance. Weblon Coastline Plus fabric is flame retardant in addition to UV, water, and mildew resistant. It is also heat-sealable for a strong waterproof and airtight seal, and it accepts a variety of graphics offered by NH Awning. Firesist fabric is a state-of-the-art flame retardant performance and UV resistance fabric made for the commercial awning, canopy and shade markets. They also offer recycling of old fabric and fabric manufacturing waste. New Haven Awning is proud to work with these Fabric manufacturers to provide our customers with awning fabrics that are rated 50+ in UV protection as well as many other amazing benefits. Do you need help choosing the right awning fabric? Contact New Haven Awning...

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