The mesh openness factor determines the amount of heat, light, and air that enters a room. A more open fabric allows the breeze and heat to enter the living space, while tighter meshes block more sunlight and keep the space cooler.
These mesh samples are to be used only as a general guide. Please review actual mesh samples for true accuracy.
Ideal where insects are a problem, this mesh type reduces up to 55% of UV rays. Insect mesh also features a higher openness factor and is recommended for large openings, ventilation, and visibility to the outside.
Openness: 58%, Sun/UV: Up to 40%, Protection: Blockage
Openness: 45%, Sun/UV: Up to 55%, Protection: Blockage
Mesh types in this category reduce heat and glare by up to 75% and keep insects out. Solar mesh is perfect for keeping the interior spaces cooler when the screens are lowered and protecting your carpets, drapes, and furniture from fading. Solar mesh is only offered for doors <78 in - 84 in high with a maximum 36 in pull.
Openness: 32%, Sun/UV: Up to 65%, Protection: Blockage
Available in multiple colors, this mesh type blocks up to 90% of UV rays. Thicker weaves provide extra solar protection and added privacy. Privacy mesh is only offered for doors <78 in - 84 in high with a maximum 36 in pull.
Openness: 10%, Sun/UV: Up to 90%, Protection: Blockage
Openness: 0%, Sun/UV: Up to 100%, Protection: Blockage