What to Know about Adding Lighting

When Draper talks about lighting, it is usually within the context of either controlling natural light through window shades and other solar control solutions, or choosing the projection screen that works best in the lighting conditions. However, an article on the...

#DraperInstall Social Media Photo Contest

Over the years, Draper products have been installed in some really amazing worship facilities, as can be seen in the photos that grace this site. We’re hoping you will share some of those amazing installations with us. We can never get enough photos of Draper products...

Screens for Worship Facilities

When beginning to plan for new or updated AV in a worship facility, one of the first questions is usually, “What screen should I use?” Like many things in life, there is not one definitive answer to that question. The closest thing to an answer is answer is, “that...

Draper at LDI

Later this month, Draper will be heading for Las Vegas to exhibit at the 2014 LDI show. Draper will be exhibiting November 21-23 in booth 2269. This year Jim Hoodlebrink and Kimberly McCormick will be showing off several Draper products that make excellent solutions...

Draper’s Projector Lift Selection Tool

This week’s post is by Amy Madden (MBA, CTS, LEED®AP). Amy is the Sales Support and Projector/FlatScreen Lifts Product Manager at Draper, Inc. One of the strong points of Draper’s line of projector lifts is the depth and breadth of the line. There are so many options...

Five Innovative Projects Using Solar Control

Innovative building designs demand that manufacturers provide solutions that are just as fresh and creative. Here are five innovative projects where Draper solar control solutions contributed to the desired aesthetic in creative ways. Maker’s Quarter Block...

Compact Gym Divider Tackles Smaller Spaces

Designers of an Arizona-based gymnasium had included an elevated running track around the outside of the facility. There was a fold up divider in the center, and they also wanted some smaller dividers along the outsides of the track. Another recent project gym...

White Paper-How Ambient Light Rejection Works

Ambient light rejection (ALR) projection screen technology has been around for a while now. Despite this, there is still confusion about how ALR works. Some of this confusion is caused by manufacturers making inaccurate claims or promoting non-ALR surfaces as a...

Just a Few Days Until InfoComm 2019!

The latest and greatest AV technology will be on display in just a few days at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida. Although we earlier shared a preview of Draper’s InfoComm booth, we’ve made some last-minute additions and updates that you’ll want to be sure and check...

Protecting your Skin with Window Shades

Many Americans spent a good portion of the Memorial Day holiday outside, enjoying the sun and warm temperatures. Today they are back at work but that doesn’t mean they aren’t still being exposed to sunlight. Office workers located in direct sunlight near windows are...

How AV Integrators Can Work With Architects

Architects want to have access to technical expertise as early in a project as possible. But some architects are reticent to bring in an AV integrator too soon. Danny Forster, an architect and host of the “Build It Bigger” television series, recently...

Hidden Solution to a Glaring Problem

Any long-term renovation project is going to produce a certain amount of issues, and the ongoing refurbishment of the Canadian Parliament Building in Ottawa is no exception. However, you probably haven’t heard about one of the most glaring problems—or the hidden...

Draper Teams with Mermet USA at NeoCon 2019

The most important annual event for the commercial design industry will take place next month in Chicago. Draper and Mermet USA are combining art and science to bring the next generation of window shading solutions to the Interiors + Sources Materials Pavilion at...

Four Ways to Get the Most Out of a Small Gym

Smaller gymnasiums present unique planning and construction challenges. There’s a lot to fit in, and sometimes it can be a chore to find enough space for everything. Here are four ways to get the most out of the space in a small gym: Use ceiling-suspended...

Get Your Projection Screens Fast

On-time delivery of projection screens matters. There is typically a window set aside for projection screen installation, and if the product isn’t delivered on time it leads to costly delays. With this in mind, Draper can ship most of our electric projection screens...

The Draper Experience

For window shade projects to run smoothly, it takes cooperation and trust between the manufacturer and the seller/installer. One way we work to build that trust is by inviting dealers to visit Spiceland, Indiana, for the “Draper experience.” Earlier this week, Draper...