Airolite’s sun control products now include nine models in widely used blade designs, including airfoil (shown), fan, rectangular tube, and louver zee blades. The shading devices block as much as 80% of the sun’s heat and glare. Suitable for atriums, walkways, skylights, reception areas, and work spaces, they are manufactured from extruded aluminum and available in a variety of finishes. airolite.com
Jennifer Brite is a design journalist and public-health scientist who is currently pursuing a doctorate in public health with a concentration in epidemiology and demography at the City University of New York. For ARCHITECT, she writes about new products and sustainable design.