Industrial Louvers and Sunscreens

Industrial Louvers and Sunscreens

Credit: Industrial Louvers, Inc.

What makes this product green?

  • Reduces heating and cooling loads
  • Improves light quality
  • Increases resilience


Industrial Louvers offers louvers and sunscreens to meet a wide range of applications. The company’s extruded-aluminum, drainable louver blades reduce heat gainIncrease in the amount of heat in a space, including heat transferred from outside (in the form of solar radiation) and heat generated within by people, lights, mechanical systems, and other sources. See heat loss., minimize water infiltration, allow ventilation, and channel water along gutters away from the building; they are available in a variety of models, shapes, and sizes. Products include adjustable louvers, sightproof louvers that block views, a hurricane-approved version that can withstand windloads of up to 150 psf, and acoustical louvers that provide sound attenuation. Galvanized steel, stainless steel, and copper blades (GreenSpec does not recommend copper, due to embodied energyEnergy that goes into making a product; includes energy required for growth, extraction, and transportation of the raw material as well as manufacture, packaging, and transportation of the finished product. Embodied energy is often used to measure ecological cost. and mining impacts) are available in both draining and non-draining models. Industrial Louvers’ sun shades have angled blades to block direct sunlight and assist in daylightingUse of sunlight for daytime lighting needs. Daylighting strategies include solar orientation of windows as well as the use of skylights, clerestory windows, solar tubes, reflective surfaces, and interior glazing to allow light to move through a structure. and come in different shapes, gauges, and sizes that can be configured to fit a client’s needs. Anodized, baked enamel, and perfluoropolymer-based coatings are available. Perfluorocarbons bioaccumulate and do not break down in the environment, so caution should be exercised when choosing these coatings.

Manufacturer Information

Industrial Louvers, Inc.
511 S. 7th St.
Delano, MN 55328
Phone: 763-972-2981
Fax: 763-972-2911
Toll-free: 800-328-3421

Listed in: Exterior Sun Control Devices