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...

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...

Choosing the Right Screen with Draper’s Surface Selector Pro

When you are trying to design AV for a worship space—or any space in your worship facility—one of the most important and historically neglected considerations is the proper projection viewing surface. Whether you’re looking for a screen for a sanctuary, Sunday school...

Did You Know-What is a ZIP shade?

Comfortable outdoor spaces are more important than ever. Ove the past couple of years useable outdoor spots have popped up in residential, restaurant, healthcare, educational, and other settings. Outdoor shades enhance these spaces by providing protection from the...

Did You Know? CEDIA Tech Summits are Back!

Draper@Home window shades are powered by Somfy to elevate the comfort of your smart home. The collection was a big hit when we introduced it at the CEDIA Expo in September, despite the lower show attendance due to COVID-19. If you didn’t make it to Indianapolis,...

Did You Know? Draper has its own control system

Motorization and automation are often seen as optional “extras” in a shading system. While it’s true that the fabric panel does most of the work, it’s also important that the fabric be properly deployed for maximum performance. That’s where the automation comes in. In...

Did You Know? Why UL GREENGUARD?

Wellness, comfort, and productivity are all important topics when designing a sustainable and healthy building. And a really important part of addressing those and other areas is indoor air quality. You can learn more about the impact air quality has on a property’s...

Did You Know? Alternative Uses for Shades

Window shades are great multitaskers. Shades reduce glare and solar heat gain. They stop light pollution and provide privacy. Plus, they look great in the window! But did you know window shades can do even more? In this edition of “Did You Know?” let’s cover...

Did You Know? Child Safety and Shades

When planning for window shades in areas where children will be present, safety must be considered. Shades with closed loops like bead chain clutch shades can create a choking hazard. ANSI/WCMA A100.1-2018 is the safety standard for window coverings with operable...