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Concertina SkyLouvre Retractable Roof
Description

The SkyLouvre Concertina was New Zealand's first retractable roof louvre, with louvre fins that both rotate and retract. This sliding roof offers single touch retraction giving outdoor spaces control over sun, shade, and rain.

Designed and manufactured in New Zealand for New Zealand conditions, the Concertina is customisable to suit a wide range of residential and commercial applications. It can cover a 6m x 4m span, and be freestanding or supported on 1, 2 or 3 sides. Johnson & Couzins can design for specific requirements.

Key Features
  • Sizes fully customisable, maximum span of 6m x 4m
  • NZ's first retractable roof louvre — retractable louvre experience since 2013
  • Remote control operation, roof rotates and slides back with single touch operation
  • No unsightly top-mounted motors, giving clean lines and a clear views
  • Powdercoated any colour from the  Dulux powdercoat range
  • Low maintenance, 3 year warranty
  • Concertina Louvres manufactured in Auckland and Christchurch ensuring quality nation wide service
  • National network of approved installers
  • Aluminium sourced in New Zealand and meets AS1866 & AS3902 standards
  • Plastic components injection moulded in New Zealand ensuring the highest quality
Scope of Use
  • For use in hospitality and commercial spaces as well as residential 
  • Suitable for corrosion zone D (coastal areas)
  • Suitable use in High Wind zones. With Extra High available via specific design 
  • Span maximum 6m x 4m wide, units can be added coupled/added for even larger areas
  • Freestanding, or can be configured with bracing on 1 side, 2 or 3 sides
  • Suitable for use on deck or patio, can connect to brick cladding, concrete block, and weatherboard 
  • Johnson and Couzins design manual covers the majority of installation situations. If an installation falls outside the standard design manual specific engineering can be supplied

Bracing Options

  • Option 1: Single-Sided Brace  — Louvre is supported by building on one side
  • Option 2: Double-Sided Brace — Louvre is supported on two sides
  • Option 3: Triple-Sided Brace — Louvre is supported on three sides
  • Option 4: Freestanding
Limitations on Use
  • Frame height is 315mm. Service gap of 200mm is required for installation
  • Concertina Louvres can be installed to a 15 degree slope — please contact for further information
  • Design must be in accordance with Johnson & Couzins' Concertina Louvre Design Manual and installed by an approved installer
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • Concertina Louvre is compliant with New Zealand Building Code Section B1 Structure
  • Wind speed design in accordance NZS3604:2011
  • Snow and associated pressure designed in accordance to AS/NZ1170.2:2011
  • Sectional capabilities as per Aluminium Structures  AS/NZ1664.1:1997
  • Stainless Steel sections as per Steel structures NZS3404.1:1997
In-Service History

The SkyLouvre Concertina was introduced in 2013 as New Zealand's first retractable louvre roof. Johnson & Couzins have over 7 years of experience in selling, manufacturing and installing Concertina Louvres, during which time thousands have been installed across the country.

  • Harbourside Ocean Bar and Grill, Auckland — 10 Concertinas 
  • Carlton Hotel, Christchurch — 1 Concertina
  • Surreal Bar, Queenstown — 3 Concertinas 
  • Pig & Whistle, Queenstown — 2 Concertinas 
  • Kaiser Brothers Brewery, Christchurch — 4 Concertinas
  • The Exchange cafe, Queenstown — 3 Concertinas
  • Te Puia Thermal Valley, Rotorua — 2 Concertinas
Other Performance Attributes
  • 3 year warranty
  • Powdercoated by a Dulux  accredited applicator
  • All engineering done independently by Richards Consulting Engineers
  • Licensed Building Practitioner on staff
  • Aluminium extrusion standard — AS/NZS 1866:1997
Documents
Concertina Louvre Design Manual

Rev 8

Span Tables
PS1
CAD/PDF Details
Filters
Bracing Configurations
Connections
Profiles
Services
Concertina SkyLouvre Option 1: Single-Sided Brace (Louvre is supported by building on one side)

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Concertina SkyLouvre Option 1: Single-Sided Brace — Plan

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Concertina SkyLouvre Option 1: Single-Sided Brace — Section A

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Concertina Canopy Option 1 — Section B

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Concertina Canopy Option 1 - Front Elevation

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Concertina Canopy Option 1 — Side Elevation

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Concertina Canopy Option 2 — Louvre Is Supported On Two Sides Of House

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Concertina Canopy Option 2 — Plan

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Concertina Canopy Option 2 — Section A

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Concertina Canopy Option 2 — Section B

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Concertina Canopy Option 2 — Front Elevation

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Concertina Canopy Option 2 — Side Elevation

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Concertina Canopy Option 3 — Louvre Is Supported On Three Sides Of House

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Concertina Canopy Option 3 — Plan

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Concertina Canopy Option 3 — Section A

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Concertina Canopy Option 3 — Section B

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Concertina Canopy Option 3 — Front Elevation

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Concertina Canopy Option 3 — Side Elevation

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Concertina Canopy Option 4 — Louvre Is Freestanding

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Concertina Canopy Option 4 — Plan

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Concertina Canopy Option 4 — Section A

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Concertina Canopy Option 4 — Section B

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Concertina Canopy Option 4 — Front Elevation

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Concertina Canopy Option 4 — Side Elevation

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Concertina Details

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Perimeter Beam To AAC Panel Clad Wall

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Perimeter Beam To Brick Clad Wall

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Perimeter Beam To Concrete Block Wall

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Perimeter Beam To Weatherboard Clad Wall

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Truss Bracket Connection Detail — Standard Truss Soffit (Type 1)

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Truss Bracket Connection Detail — Flashing Detail (Type 1)

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Truss Bracket Connection Detail — (Type 2)

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Truss Bracket Connection Detail — Detail (Type 2)

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Truss Bracket Connection Detail — Arm To Channel Connection (Type 2)

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Truss Bracket Connection Detail — Raking Soffit (Type 3)

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Truss Bracket Connection Detail — Flashing Detail (Type 3)

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Braced (Cantilever) Post Footing

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Louvre Perimeter Beam To Leg Detail

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Louvre Post To Deck Connection - Plan View

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Louvre Post To Deck Connection — Blocking Member To Bearer Connection

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Louvre Post To Deck Connection — Upgraded Bearer To Pile Connection

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Louvre Post To Deck Connection — Louvre Post To Bearer Connection

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Louvre Standard Post To Base Connection

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Y Joint Connection

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Storm Water Connection

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Wiring Diagram

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Fin Profile 33526

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Fin Profile 33527

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