Exterior sunscreening

Anti-heat blackout blind

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VELUX anti-heat blackout blinds are durable and light-tight to block daylight effectively to keep you cool and comfortable indoors. These blinds reduce noise and offer moderate insulation. VELUX anti-heat blackout blinds are solar powered and easy to install from inside the room because you don't need any cables. Their contemporary design integrates perfectly into the roof.
  • Great heat protection
  • Blocks out light

Durable polyester blackout fabric for effective protection

The VELUX anti-heat blackout blind is built to last. The blackout fabric is made of polyester with PVC coating on both sides and is reinforced with horizontal aluminium slats for superior weather resistance. The cloth is tested for wind, UV- and heat degradation, and provides long-lasting performance. The blind runs in side rails made of lacquered aluminium to ensure smooth operation and stability.

Get instant protection with the push of a button

Control your VELUX anti-heat blackout blind from anywhere in the room with the ready-to-use wall switch. You can easily upgrade your electric or solar powered blinds with VELUX Touch, VELUX App Control or VELUX ACTIVE for even more convenience.

Installing your VELUX anti-heat blackout blind is easier than you think

You can install the anti-heat blackout blind from inside the room (for windows from 78cm wide). The blinds require no electrical connection so you don't have to run any cables. It can be done in less than an hour if the VELUX roof window is accessible and under optimal installation conditions. It will not affect your interior design.

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Frequently asked questions about our anti-heat blackout blinds

When should I choose a VELUX anti-heat blackout blind?
Choose the VELUX Anti-heat blackout blind if you seek both effective heat protection and darkening for your attic rooms. Ready-to-use wall-switch included for electrical operation, offering convenience alongside sustainability due to its solar drive, enabling comfortable living in the attic.
How does the anti-heat blackout blind differentiate from the anti-heat blind?
The anti-heat blackout blind features a blackout fabric, ensuring complete darkness and effective heat reduction. This combi product makes it the ideal choice for bedrooms, children’s rooms and guest rooms, where creating a comfortable environment for optimal sleep is important. In contrast, the anti-heat blind utilises a transparent mesh fabric, allowing daylight to enter the living spaces while reducing solar radiation. This maintains a clear view outside. 
Why are exterior sunscreens best for heat protection?
During summer, attics can quickly become uncomfortably hot. Our exterior heat protection blinds and shutters offer effective heat protection to combat this issue. By being installed from the outside of the roof window, they block the sun's rays before they hit the window panes. VELUX heat protection blinds and shutters provide shading from the outside while still allowing ample daylight into the room. This solution is perfect for areas like bedrooms, home offices, living rooms and even bathrooms, where you want to reduce glare and heat, but want to maintain natural light and a view of the outdoors.

For south-facing roof windows, we advise opting for comprehensive protection with Anti-heat blackout shutters. With its durable aluminium design, it provides superior heat protection, thermal insulation during the cold months, complete blackout functionality and resistance to break-ins – all with no maintenance. It's the ultimate pick for anyone looking to sustainably keep their home cool, dark and comfortable, no matter the season. 
How do you install anti-heat blackout blinds on the roof window?
VELUX anti-heat blackout blinds are easy to install from inside the room because you don't need any cables. It can be done in less than an hour if the VELUX roof window is accessible and under optimal installation conditions. 

For peace of mind, opt for a VELUX-certified installer to assist with your installation needs. Our certified professionals offer personalized guidance to help you select the ideal solution, coordinate delivery logistics, and oversee the installation process. Reach out to our certified installers for tailored advice and a complimentary quote.

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Anti-heat black out blinds and shutters
Configure the ideal heat protection for your roof windows and request a quote directly from a VELUX Certified Installer.
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