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Diffusing Low Level Sun

The Astralux 3000 roller blind system is the perfect solution for diffusing the low level Autumn sun in commercial buildings.

A Astralux 3000 System Roller Blind installed to diffuse low level sun
Astralux 3000 - Vertex Fabric

Autumn brings a picturesque landscape and cooler temperatures, but it also introduces a specific challenge for commercial buildings: dealing with the low-level sun that can cause discomfort and glare. As businesses strive to create a welcoming and productive environment, finding the right solution to tame the autumn sun becomes crucial. Let’s look at why roller blinds emerge as the perfect solution to diffuse the low-level autumn sun, ensuring comfort, productivity, and an inviting atmosphere in commercial buildings.


Reducing Glare and Enhancing Visibility:

When the sun sits lower in the sky during autumn, it can cast intense glare and create uncomfortable working conditions for employees. Roller blinds act as a barrier, allowing you to adjust the level of natural light entering the space. By diffusing the sunlight, roller blinds help reduce glare while preserving a comfortable level of brightness, thereby enhancing visibility and minimising eye strain for optimal productivity.


Protecting Internal Furnishings:

The ultraviolet (UV) rays in sunlight pose a threat to furniture, flooring, and other furnishing in in any building. Over time, these rays can cause irreversible damage like fading and discoloration. Roller blinds made from performance fabrics (such as Astralux Vertex Range) are not only effective at diffusing sunlight but also act as a shield against harmful UV rays. By installing roller blinds, you can protect your investments and ensure the longevity of your furniture and assets.


Maintaining Temperature and Energy Efficiency:

A Astralux 3000 System Roller Blind with Tessera Fabric
Astralux 3000 - Tessera Fabric

As autumn transitions to winter, the temperature drops, and commercial buildings rely on heating systems to provide comfort. However, the low-level autumn sun can cause overheating, leading to an unnecessary strain on air conditioning systems. Roller blinds offer a simple and effective solution by blocking excess heat while still allowing natural light to filter through. This balance helps maintain a comfortable temperature and reduces energy consumption, resulting in cost savings and improved energy efficiency.



Opting to have roller blinds in commercial buildings is a wise choice, especially when it comes to managing the low-level autumn sun. From reducing glare and safeguarding assets to improving energy efficiency and enhancing the overall aesthetics, roller blinds provide a multifaceted solution. As we step into the autumn season, let roller blinds become an integral part of your commercial space, ensuring a comfortable and inviting environment that fosters productivity and well-being.

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