Phifer Sheerweave On-line Catalog
Spanning more than 30 collections in a palette of colors, weaves and openness factors, Phifers SheerWeave sun contol fabrics offer a beautiful and funtional solution to managing solar heat and light. Selecting the right fabric for your application can be easy with a simple understanding of the roles colors and openness play in determining a fabrics performance.
Light Colors: such as white, reflect solar energy away from interior spaces and transmit diffused natural light toward the interior. These colors are excellent for reducing overall solar heat gain, lowering energy costs associated with air-conditioning, and reducing the need for artificial lighting for additional energy savings. Due to high reflectivity, light colors will limit outward views.
Dark Colors: such as black, absorb solar heat and light for significant glare reduction. Benefits include improved clarity of electronic views. While the overall impact on solar heat gain in not as significant with dark colors, this heat will be more evenly distributed into the room, improving comfort and eliminating hot spots created by direct sun light.
Openness Factor: refers to the tightness of the weave or mesh construction and, combined with color, determines the fabric's overall performance. The moreopen a fabric the more heat and light will transmit to interior spaces and the more outward views are maintained. With openess factors ranging from zero to 25 percent, selecting the right combination of color and openness will ensure your goals for energy savings, light managment and outward visibility are acheived.
Phifer Sheerweave ® might be right for you if…
• You appreciate the varied options of openess from Blackout, light filitering and 90%-99% shading fabrics (varies by style)
• Many Sheerweave styles are ideal for digital and screen printing methods
• Phifer Sheerweave fabricss are the only shade fabrics in the world to include Microban protection. Microban antomicrobial works continuously to inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew.
• You care about products that are made in the USA. Sheerweave fabrics are woven in Tuscaloosa, Alabama by American workers dedicated to acheiving one common goal - to ensure quality and service second to none.
Quality second to none - Phifer's quality standards are among the highest in the world. SheerWeave fabrics are manufactured in a state-of-the-art facility in Tuscaloosa, Alabama USA under strict guidelines through ISO-certified production processes. From yarn coating topackaging, every step of the production process is checked to ensure only the finest fabrics are given the SheerWeave name.
Environmentally Responsible - Phifer is commited to minimizing the impact on the environment from processes and finished products by incorporating environmental stewardship. Phifer is the world's leader in the manufacture and sale of energy-saving sun control fabrics for both the residential and commercial markets.
Unmatched Style - From modern, neutral hues to subtly-textured, organic weaves in warm earth tomes, these fabrics are the perfect complement to any interior design scheme. SheerWeave fabrics are also available in a variety of openness factors ranging from 1 to 25 percent and wide widths to cover large window openings. Simple, clean and classic, SheerWeave can be fabricated into many different types of window treatments, and the aesthetic quality of these fabrics allows them to easily pair with other draperies and window coverings.
Multi-Functional - SheerWeave filters and difuses light while reducing glare and solar heat gain, conserving energy and helping to create a more comfortable environment. SheerWeave also helps reduce the fading of interior furnishings and flooring by protecting these surfaces from the sun's harmful effects. And unlike many window treatments, SheerWeave allows excellent outward visibility - even when shades are lowered - to maintain optimal views.