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SkyLighter

SkyLighter shades use top-down engineering in either soft or flat-folded fabrics to allow daylighting control for skylight applications where horizontal, angled, or bottom-up type shading is required. FEATURES:Reduction of heat gain and glare, which transmit through skylights Offers a flat or soft-folded alternative to fully drawn shades Available for rectangular, triangular (equilateral), or trapezoidal shapes with accommodations for a wide range of shapes
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Manual Shades - Mecho®/5

The Mecho/5 horizontal roller shade clutch includes more than four decades of proven engineered performance in manual commercial window shades. This patented shade lift system is our flagship product that allows our manual window shades to provide superior quality and performance in all types of commercial buildings including healthcare, corporate, education, and hospitality projects. The Mecho/5's patented, industrial commercial roller shade technology is the industry leader in providing a smooth and consistent user experience and unmatched durability.
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Manual Shades - Bottom/Up Shade

Bottom-Up Shades are an innovative shading system ideal for adding privacy while still preserving exterior views and controlling daylight. Bottom-Up Shades operate utilize an additional bottom roller tube and are controlled using the same way our standard Mecho Shades are.FEATURES:Similar operation to other Mecho shades, but employs a roller tube at the bottom of the shadeA necessary solution for privacy requirements on the lower floors of buildings, fitting especially well for ground floor windowsSide guidewires map shades of all shapes and sizes
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Manual Shades - DoubleShades

DoubleShades support light-filtering and room-darkening shadecloth on the same bracket - a compact, efficient solution for mixed-use spaces.FEATURESDoubleShade's compact size allows two shades to fit in a smaller room projection than two individually installed shades on the same windowDoubleShades are available in Mecho 5, Urbanshade or motorized solutionsFaster, easier, more economical installation of two shades per windowMounting brackets require less measuring and are pre-spaced to ensure proper alignment of both shades in relation to each other
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Manual Shades - Sloped Shades

Sloped Shades are a distinct and effective shading system utilizing a bottom roller tube similar to bottom-up shades. Sturdy guide wires and technically advanced automation features allow the shades to be mapped to unusual angles. FEATURES:Side guidewires with a roller tube map the shade movement and ensure it follows any slope precisely Smooth operation for either a flat or a soft-fold shade cloth Reliable privacy and daylighting control
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Manual Shades - Fixed Shades

Fixed shades are custom-fitted to the architectural details of each window, providing exceptional solar protection and light distribution. These static shades can be used as an accent piece, adding to the identity and depth of your spaceFEATURES:Provide the same protection and light control as traditional roller shades in circumstances unable to accommodate a traditional solutionCustom fit to almost any shadecloth type and window geometryOptions to mount on a window frame, ceiling, or wallFreeform Fixed Shades can be trimmed to the size and shape of a window and mounted with VelcroCustom inkjet images can be reproduced right on the shadecloth and fixed to windows
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Motorized Shades - Electroshade®

Over the four decades since its introduction as the first commercially-available, motorized shade system with an inner-roller tube motor, the performance-proven ElectroShade continues to be the go-to solution for conference rooms, high bay windows, atriums, and any other space where accessibility is a challenge.
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Motorized Shading - Electro®/1 and Electro®/2

Electro/1 and 2 are available in Standard, Extended, and DoubleShade bracket models with a 50mm tubular motor and the new RTS motor for wireless switch control. Fitting shades up to180" wide x 220" high are possible with Electro®/1 and 2 Extended brackets. Electro®/2 is also designed to work with our optional SnapLoc® fascia to entirely conceal the shade assembly in an exposed installation. Mecho's Extended manual shades and Electro®/2 motorized shades can be mixed under one continuous compact fascia.
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Motorized Shading - Electro®/3

Electro®3 is ideal for smaller spaces including conference rooms, offices, cafes and boutiques,hospitals, and residences. Its smaller size allows it to fit in tighter spaces (subject to maximum roll-up diameters) and is available in Standard, Pocket, Extended and Doubleshade models with a 40mm tubular motor (RTS not available). Electro/3 works with shades up to 90" wide by 220"high when using the Extended brackets and accepts blackout channels and most Mecho accessories. For greater versatility, Mecho manual shades and Electro/3 motorized shades can be mixed under one continuous compact fascia.
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Electronic Control Systems

Mecho's Electronic Control Systems employ UL recognized and CSA Approved motors that meet the strictest industry standards for safety and reliability. These motors have agency approvals covering the entire motor “tip-to-tip" including motor construction and performance (UL1004), thermal overload protection (UL 2111), and operator design with respect to window and drapery applications (UL325). No other motors in the industry offer this level of safety and reliability assurance.Mecho's controls integrate with a variety of automation sensors in order to enhance comfort, convenience and energy efficiency that supports daylighting, energy conservation and GreenBuilding design. These controls offer seamless integration into a variety of third party Lighting,HVAC, A/V and Building Management Systems.No other shading or controls company provides a greater range of product capability, experience, or dedication to meet the needs of its customers.
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Line Voltage Switches - Hardwired (Direct Wiring)

Mecho® possesses a variety of line voltage switches for basic control of shades equipped with standard, line voltage (120/240 VAC, 50/60 Hz) tubular motors. The motors wire directly to the switches that control them in a hardwired, home run (direct) fashion and therefore do not require any intermediate controller electronics. All switch variations meet local and national building codes for indoor usage and have been certified to UL and CSA recognized component standards.
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Low Voltage Control Systems - Hardwired - IQ/MLC™

The next-generation IQ/MLC2 microprocessor-based motor controller operates up to four standard line-voltage tubular motors and extends the DIP-switch-configurable group controls into a network solution capable of handling the most advanced daylighting and integration requirements.The IQ/MLC low voltage network can operate with third party contact closure switches, low voltage accessories (i.e. automation sensors, timers, remote controls, etc.), and controls to create a seamless integration into lighting, HVAC, A/V and building management systems.Our control systems provide the installer and end user confidence that Mecho solutions and the methods used to install and wire them meet the strictest safety and reliability standards in the industry.
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Low Voltage Optional Control Accessories and Peripherals - ElectroShade®

To make your system easy to use and efficient, Mecho® offers optional control accessories including:Remote-Control line that provides motor control from a distance through the use of ahand-held radio transmitter. Remote Controls are available as one, two, three or four motor controllers.Dual direction 24-hour digital timer for carefree automatic control of ElectroShades.Solar Activated Controllers (SACs) with sensors that continually monitor solar brightness, enabling the control unit to extend or retract the shade.Digital keypad to prevent unwarranted operation of shadesKey Switches with either light or heavy-duty designs, white or ivory cover plates and maintained or momentary switches.
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Manual Shades - MECHO®/5 DoubleShades™

Mecho's DoubleShades support light-filtering and room-darkening shadecloth on the same bracket resulting in a faster, easier, and more economical installation of two shades per window. The brackets require less measuring and are pre-spaced to ensure proper alignment of both shades in relation to each other.
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Tensioned SkyLighter Roller Shade - Flat Skylighter™

A Tensioned SkyLighter Roller Shade is a motorized shade designed for applications that requirea horizontal, taught flat shade. The system consists of two synchronized tubular motors and aspecial electronic control unit to maintain the tautness of the shade band. The electronic unitcontrols each motor to minimize fabric sag while the fabric is moving or stationary.
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Non-Tensioned Roller Shades - Flat Skylighter™

A Non-Tensioned SkyLighter Roller Shade uses single tubular motor and spring system ideal forangled, gravity drop, or horizontal shades measuring up to 6 x 8 feet. This system creates ataught shade for a firm, solid appearance.
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Horizontal Soft-Fold Shades - Skylighter™

This system uses two cable take-up tubes, one for each direction of travel. Each tube has its own motor, drive cable, and fixed pleat at the head rail. This system incorporates a separate set of spacer cables to keep pleats properly spaced while a guide cable keeps the shade tracking straight.
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Non-Tensioned Gravity Drop Shades - Soft-Fold Skylighter™

This system has a single cable take-up tube with a tubular motor and fixed pleat at the headrail. The cable take-up tube raises the shade by lifting the drive cables attached to the hem bar at the bottom of the shade. A set of spacer cables keep the pleats properly spaced to a series of 1" tubes sealed inside the shade cloth, while a guide cable keeps the shade tracking straight.
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Non-Tensioned Horizontal Shades - Soft-Fold Skylighter™

The Soft-Fold Skylighter incorporates two cable take-up tubes, one for each direction of travel. Each has its own motor and drive cable and a fixed pleat at the head rail. A separate set of spacer cables keep the pleats properly spaced, while a guide cable keeps the shade tracking straight.
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Optional Accessories - Sill Channels

Sill Channels are recommended when conditions require minimized light leak around the shadecloth. Sill Channels are ideal for A/V centers, training facilities, and laboratories and allow shadecloth to travel inside the channel to prevent light leakage .
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Optional Accessories - Idler Rollers

When using side channels on horizontal shades, Idler Rollers are recommended to enable the shade to ride smoothly and effortlessly in the channel to prevent light leakage.
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Optional Accessories - Guide Cables and Guide Track

Guide Cables and Guide Tracks are used when shades are sloped or the width to height ratio (1:6) is exceeded. When shades exceed this ratio, guide cables keep the shade tracking correctly, help prevent damage, and support a shade when there is no space to accommodate a Guide Track.
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Room Darkening and Audio Visual Shades

For certain room-darkening and A/V requirements, Mecho® components and blackout shadecloths are the ideal solution. Components for a blackout system include:Blackout shadecloth Room darkening side and sill channels Optional DoubleShade® brackets LightSeal™ hembar Pockets/Recessed mountings/fascia
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Shadecloths - Thermoveil®, EuroVeil®/EuroTwill

Innovative and superior-performing solar fabrics provide maximum daylight management and protection against damaging UV rays and glareEuroVeil CollectionThis series consists of a thin, fine, see-through screen cloth for window shading. It features a soft texture in a broad range of colors, is ideal for office interiors, and complements today's minimalist architecture.EuroTwill CollectionThis series features a sophisticated interwoven pattern of yarns in a reversible broken twill weave design. It is composed of fine polyester yarns with a PVC coating.ThermoVeil® CollectionThis series is a technically advanced, lineally woven fabrication, which is washable, flame retardant, and fade resistant. The series' features also contribute toward a healing environment by helping health-care patients take advantage of therapeutic natural light and views to the outside while offering privacy at night.
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Image Shades

ImageShade allows for daylight control and limitless design opportunities. Our printed shade solution allows you to add photography, logos, artwork or messaging to our solar or blackout shadecloths. You design it, we will print it.SOLAR PROTECTION WITH A VIEWCompletely custom solutions to your design, without the wait for custom fabricPrinted on fabric maintains all certifications of the non-printed fabricsFull-color printing on many of our shadecloth selections with both manual and motor operation options Appearance of large semi-transparent poster from the outside with natural daylight penetrationOffers protection from solar glare without losing view to the outside or designSnapLoc allows for shadecloth bands that can be changed on a regular basis. Ideal for retail and education facilites
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Monumental and Specialty Shades

Monumental Shades offer seamless coverage from a single shade band, perfect for large or oversized windows. This adaptive shading system ensures your space is fully protected from heat gain no matter the size of its windows.  FEATURES:Shading options that accommodate windows up to 50 ft. (15m) wide and 40 ft. (12m) tallPair with powerful ElectroShade motors for easy operation Stabilizing battens assure flatness and offset mounting for maximum coverage while maintaining a clean look
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Florida Hospital for Women

Architect - HKS Architects Designer - Stantec Products - Motorized DoubleShades with ThermoVeil and Classic Blackout shadecloth - Manual Solar Shades This award-winning facility represents the pinnacle of women's healthcare at the prestigious hospital's flagship campus. Its 13 floors and 336 licensed beds will serve women's health needs through all stages of their lives.
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Florida Hospital for Women - Shades

Mecho provided motorized DoubleShades® for patient rooms, along with ThermoVeil® shadecloth for advanced solar heat control and Classic Blackout shadecloth for improved rest, privacy, and room-darkening at any time of day. The system can be easily operated by patients and staff with a pillow switch, multiple wall controls and the building automation system.
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San Francisco PUC Headquarters

Architect - KMD Architects with Stevens + Associates, P.C. Products:SolarTrac® Automated-Shade System Brightness-Override module WhisperShade® IQ® EDU I-Con® Network Interface Mecho® /5 manual roller shade EcoVeil® shadecloth Daylighting is a key part of PUC's stainability strategy, complementing a novel, on site wastewater recycling system, a roof-mounted photovoltaic array, vertical-axis wind turbines, and an earthquake-resilient, concrete structure. The 13-story glass tower requires up to 45% less energy to illuminate its interior than typical Class A office buildings. It welcomes daylight, but also manages it, using SolarTrac® automation.
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PUC Headquarters

At PUC Headquarters, SolarTrac also provides automated control of exterior Venetian blinds (EVBs) on the top two stories. EVBs under automated control reduce the workload of the building's HVAC system by helping to alleviate solar-heat gain.
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