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PVC Free Roller Blind Solutions for Educational Institutions
Description

SP Blinds can provide fire retardant roller blind solutions for educational institutions, allowing outward visibility, while providing excellent glare and UV protection. Sunscreen blinds can be coupled with block out blinds for areas requiring the option of darkness, such as halls, performance spaces, libraries, and media suites. Blind operation can be manual or motorised

  • Ecoview — visibility with glare and UV protection
  • Ecoview Met — additional metallic coating provides added heat protection
  • Thermo Block — block out blinds for areas requiring darkness

All blind fabrics and fittings are PVC free. The fabric in all Ecoview and Thermo Block blinds is made in Germany from Trevira CS. This PVC free, high-spec eco-friendly yarn meets OEKO-TEX and Green Tag Gold standards, and meets NZBC fire requirements. 

Key Features
  • Made of 100% Trevira CS — free of PVC, formaldehyde and halogen to help reduce toxins in the environment
  • Inherently fire retardant, achieved at the molecular level, not by using chemicals
  • Gain Green Star points by fabric selection
  • Available in a range of colours
  • Manual or Motorised operation
  • Corner linking of blinds from 90° to 135°
Green Tag Certified
Green Tag Certified
Homestar / Green Star (Envirospec) Compliant
Homestar / Green Star
Recyclable Content (Post-Consumer)
Post-Consumer Recyclable Content
Scope of Use

Ideal for classrooms, libraries, halls and performance spaces, offices, and media suites:

  • Ecoview is ideal for giving workers privacy, while maintaining views
  • Reduces glare on computer monitors and screens, and provides UV protection
  • Ecoview Met mitigates heat from sunlight, ideal for north or west facing rooms
  • Thermo Block is ideal for halls and performance spaces, media suites, and laboratories
  • Fabric colour selection with VLT less than 10 will contribute towards gaining Green star points for the building

Operation options:

  • Manual chain operation
  • Motorised — wired, or battery powered for retrofits
  • Motorised control can be conducted using a remote, wall switch, smart phone app or BMS System integration

Linking:

  • Up to 3 blinds can be linked
  • Corner linking of blinds from 90° to 135°
Limitations on Use
  • Interior use only
  • Ecoview Met is not suitable for humid environments
  • Thermo Block fabric only is block out — for rooms requiring complete darkness then a Total Block Out System including side channels and cassette should be installed
  • Standard size limitations: 
    • Minimum blind width 350mm Manual, 670mm Motorised
    • Maximum blind width 3000mm* 
    • Maximum blind drop 3300mm*
      *larger options may be available please talk to SP Blinds
  • Brackets must be fixed to a level horizontal surface only
Statement of Building Code Compliance
  • NZBC C/AS2-C/AS, 4.17.8 suspended flexible fabrics
  • Fire Retardant AS/NZ 1530 Part 2 Requirement of flammability index less than 12
    • Ecoview Flammability Index: 1
    • Ecoview Met Flammability Index: 3
    • Thermo Block Flammability Index: 1 to 8 Range dependent
In-Service History

Ecoview:

  • Mt Albert Grammar School, Auckland
  • Te Atatu Library, Auckland

Ecoview Met:

  • Ministry of Education, Wellington
Other Performance Attributes
  • OEKO-TEX: Testing and certification system for harmful substances in textiles
  • NZGBC Green Star Point credit potential: Fabric colour selection with VLT less than 10 will contribute towards gaining Green Star points for the building
  • 100% Trevira CS — free of PVC, formaldehyde and halogen to help reduce toxins in the environment

Ecoview:

  • Green Tag Gold: Third Party, green building product rating and certification of the life cycle assessment processes
  • Ecoview Met offers heat reduction and can reduce the need for air conditioning
  • 3% open fabrics providing high-level UV protection
  • High colour brilliance and fastness to light
  • Ultrasonic sealed edges
  • Materials are recyclable

Thermo Block:

  • Greenguard programme certifies materials for low chemical emissions, based on independent scientific testing and ongoing monitoring
  • 100% blockout coating

Warranty

  • Commercial: 2 years on all components and fabric
  • Residential: 5 years on all components and fabric
Documents
Data Sheet
Environmental Information
Test Results
Colour Range

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