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Do you remember window awnings? Calgary circa 1950s…. Yes, back in the 1950s and 1960s, it was fashionable to install awnings on the windows of your family home.  The look was considered modern and yes, these window awnings were effective in keeping Calgary homes cooler in the summer. This was, back in the day when A/C wasn’t a common luxury in the typical Calgary home.  Let’s face it though, running an A/C unit is expensive!  Not only that, it’s not considered ‘green’ by any stretch of the imagination.  Calgarians recycle, ride their bikes to work, frown on pesticides and eat organic. Calgary folks like to reduce their carbon footprint.  Calgarians want to know that their consumer purchases are not going to contribute to global warming.  How can a Calgary consumer ensure their home is cool in the summer yet still be ‘green’?  Solution: Window Awnings! Calgary consumers want to be green both environmentally and in the pocket book!  Solaris, a company right here in Calgary offer many window awning options to keep your Calgary home cool. Window awnings to improve the exterior look of your home sweet home without robbing too much of that green from your wallet!

Window awnings today are stylish.  No longer are they permanent, heavy aluminum clunkers, or droopy faded canvas, like the ones in days gone by. They can be fixed or retractable and they add a nice touch to your Calgary home exterior. Quality construction using powder coated aluminum frames and your choice of durable dyed acrylic fabric. Let’s face it, your Calgary home is as unique as you are! So, your window awnings should match your personality and compliment your style. Window awnings can be totally customized in both shape, size and material.  Your fabric choice can be in neutral tones for that subtle look or go bold and add a pop of color. Stripes or solids, dark or light. With hundreds of fabrics to choose from, the options are limitless!

So lets go ‘green’Calgary! Window awnings; a stylish, eco-friendly and energy saving  consumer decision for your favourite place.  It’s out with the old and in with the new! Welcome Home Sweet Calgary Home!