External roller blinds are an effective way to keep domestic, commercial and school buildings cool.
Innovative shading controls heat and glare whilst complementing the design of both the room and adjoining Grade II listed house
Different angle facades needed a bespoke shading solution for this building in the City of London.
With the clean lines of flush glass and maximum wall space, external SHY ZIP blinds gave the shading solution needed.
Designed to capture natural daylight, this auditorium needed a shading solution to allow 4k laser projections onto a 4-metre screen.
SHY is delighted to have joined Wasps' Affiliate Partner Programme 2019/20
SHY is delighted to welcome Sophie Wells and Conor Byrne to our Sales Administration team.
The choice of fabric for roller blinds has many factors including aesthetics, its light, glare and heat management. Here are our top tips.
SHY’s new wireless rooflight blinds are now being fitted by certified installers. This is a recent example (with video) of its perfect use in a home.
CTS and FTS are both ways in which fabric is kept taut whilst a blind is in operation. Here’s a handy guide on what they mean.
Alternative fabric recommendations given to replace SG1500 Solarscene glass fibre screen material during a supply chain issue.
Book now onto our free, certified installer training for SHY’s wireless (CTS) rooflight blind
We’ve made it easier to get in touch with our accounts team with an easy-to-remember email address.
Thank you to all our partners who attended our events in April. Here’s a roundup of what took place.
SHY announces affiliate partnership with the Ricoh Stadium and Wasps Rugby
We’re looking forward to welcoming our Partners to SHY on 29 and 30 April 2019 for our first Partner Event.
SHY’s new wireless rooflight blinds (with no visible wires) are now available to order.
At the end of April 2019, SHY will be holding the first in its new series of Partner events.
This offset triangle-shaped window is 3m wide and 4m tall at its largest points, with different ceiling angles. It needed an elegant blind to ensure its shading was as impressive as its sea view.
The shading industry often boasts about how large roller blinds can be made, but how small can we go?
We were delighted to provide our SHY FTS Rooflight blinds to the iconic Tate St Ives, Cornwall building. Working with Sol Komfort Interiors we designed and enabled a full room darkening solution to be incorporated into each of the raised "coffers".
In response to customer feedback, SHY’s cloth cards with visual representations are now available to download.
To help customers avoid phishing emails in 2019, we confirm there is no intention for SHY’s bank details to change.
SHY’s new ‘no wires’ rooflight blind was launched at BBSA 2018.
Save queuing by pre-booking your demo of our new rooflight blind at BBSA 2018
This building had the benefit of a full height glazed extension to add space, light and provide a panoramic view. It needed a shading solution to control glare and thermal gain without blocking out the view.
Light floods a multi functional school hall through its wall of floor-to-ceiling windows. Shading was needed to give maximum flexibility in the lighting - including full "blackout" for performances and presentations.
SHY will be exhibiting at BBSA 2018 - book your demo of our new rooflight blind!
A modern shading solution in this Grade II listed building minimises glare and heat gain in summer whilst retaining heat in winter
Thank you to all our staff, customers and suppliers for making SHY”s transition to our new site a smooth one!
SHY”s new address in Letchworth (from 2 July 2018) and how to find our entrances for Collections/Deliveries and Visitors.
New extended opening hours are being introduced when SHY moves to larger premises in Letchworth.
In a contemporary space, with a 13m angled rooflight, a shading solution was needed to control the glare whilst enabling daylight to still illuminate the gallery area from above.
SHY is delighted to announce that we’ll be moving to larger premises in Letchworth at the beginning of July 2018.
Sloping, high-level glazing in a prestigious London office development needed a shading solution to cope with temperature extremes and fluctuating humidity levels.
SHY is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We want you to understand how we collect and use information about you.
This Grade 1 listed aviary needed a shading solution to protect its interior and the modern art it displays from roosting birds and nocturnal animals whilst protecting the integrity of the historic structure.
SHY’s dealer, Ashley Contracts had a challenge: how could they use a rollerblind to shade a tall, narrow window where the width to drop ratio exceeded three times the usual 1:3 parameters?
“Can you shade windows taller than a jumbo jet?” was the challenge for this site where a solution was needed to needed to shade the top 9m of curtain walling.
A rooflight is an excellent way of harvesting natural light especially when you have a space as big as this London apartment.
The shading solution for this bespoke conservatory was designed-in for ultimate performance and appearance. The result is a system that reduces heat gain and controls glare yet its rollers, motors and hardware are concealed.
It was no sweat for SHY when Bath University wanted blinds for their 1m x 35m high-level rooflights in their gym that also functions as a multi-purpose space.
SHY’s shading solution for the Outhouse is featured in issue 31 of Design Buy Build magazine.
When Dulwich Prep School built their new laboratory facility, its large glazing needed roller blinds that provided the ultimate control over light ingress.
The SHY team will be visiting R+T trade show on Tuesday 27th February, Wednesday 28th February or Thursday 1st March. We’d love to meet up with you!
Can you make us a commercial roller blind that is sloping, motorised and 26 square metres? That was the request made by PCMS Limited for their Clerkenwell project.
Unique interiors need unique solutions. So when this London Penthouse needed a shading solution to control light and heat gain, SHY’s versatile systems were ideal.
SHY is working towards its 20th year of trading with new branding, a new website, new fabrics and more!
We'll be exhibiting on stand 10 at the 2018 British Blnd and Shutter taking place 21-23 October 2018 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK.
The SHY team is visiting R+T in Messe Stuttgart 27 February to 3 March 2018. See you there?
SHY's new fabric collection brings together the best fabrics available to cope with the extreme sizes, strength and stability of the roller blinds we manufacture.
SHY's dealer, Soltech Systems, was asked to solve the challenge of providing blinds to add privacy along a curved glass partition between the main pool and training pool.
A major renovation to a gallery in Leicester highlighted a need to provide black-out blinds between the frosted ceiling and a pitched Victorian glass roof with clerestory windows.
Rooflights allow natural light into the Greenbank Centre, but they wanted to avoid having too much light and heat that could cause problems for the building and its occupants.
How we helped control the amount of light coming through a large cupola (ceiling dome)
How to protect and preserve a unique tapestry created by WW2 evacuees from sunlight and internal lighting was the challenge set by Sevenoaks Library.
The university needed to control the amount of light coming into the room plus both light filtering and blackout options.
Working with SHY’s dealer, Levolux, the architect’s question was: can you control the light from a rooflight 20m long, but just 1.5m wide?