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? Draper Offers Shade Commissioning

On large or complex motorized shading system projects, it can be difficult to ensure that the operational narrative and architectural shading strategy are carried out as intended. Did you know that Draper offers site commissioning services to ensure that your shading...

ADA Compliance and AV Mounts & Structures

One question our AV Mounts & Structures team is frequently asked is about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA was enacted in 1992 for the purpose of eliminating discrimination against people with disabilities. Designers ask us how the ADA applies to...

Did You Know-Outdoor Shades 5-Non-ZIP

While the FlexShade® ZIP provides great protection from glare, the elements, and insects when used outside, it isn’t the only type of outdoor shading solution. Did You Know Draper also offers other, non-ZIP style roller shades for use outdoors? Exterior Motorized...

5 Reasons to specify the Draper Scissor Lift

In multi-functional spaces that are becoming more popular, there is often a need to get the AV equipment out of the room when it isn’t being used. Recessed projection screens and projector lifts play an important role in this design approach. There are several options...

New Draper@Home Videos Will Inspire You

Are you looking to spruce up your home and enjoy the benefits of smart home technology? Draper@Home motorized shades have a wide variety of fabric, color, motor, and control options available to create the perfect fit for your home. Here are a few ideas on using...

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...