SunScreen Patented

Boisbriand, Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Plastibec is pleased to announce “patented” status for its light filtering Sunscreen™ louvers, a collection of decorative light diffusing vinyl louvers that allow for a complete room transformation without obstructing your daytime view to the exterior.

We have seen a shift in window treatments, where the consumer is looking for ways to enjoy the exterior view while maintaining some level of day-time privacy be it at home or while at the office.  Our neutral to the street side Sunscreen™ louvers respect exterior building codes while allowing natural sunlight to diffuse into a room, control glare and reduce solar heat while protecting interior furnishings against premature color fading due to ultra-violet rays. Sunscreen louvers are available in 3% - 6% and 12% openness factor, says Angelo Sudano Vice President –product development.   

Plastibec Sunscreen™ louvers are available in 3 ½” vertical and 2” horizontal and meet the following specifications:

  • Bacterial resistance specification ASTM G-22
  • Fungi resistance specification ASTM G-21
  • Fire and Flammability specification NFPA 701 Small Scale 


Plastibec is a premier extruder and distributor of decorative vinyl products for fabricators of Window Coverings, Millwork and Decking for residential and commercial applications. Our expertise in surface finishes combined with our commitment to industry leading service and distribution is delivered by a talented team of professionals dedicated to bringing value to our customers. 



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