Exterior (Heat protection)

VELUX exterior sunscreens effectively stop outside heat and protect your home from overheating.
Enjoy your favourite spaces in any weather
Prevent overheatingUp to 96% heat reduction
Energy savingsBetter insulation during the colder months
Reinforced securityDesigned to withstand burglary attempts
Noise reductionReduces noise from rain and hail

Increase your home comfort with blinds and shutters

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From manual to fully automated

Tailor-made for VELUX roof windows

Quick and easy installation

3 to 5-year guarantee

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Combine products for increased comfort

VELUX App - Quick action - airing out
VELUX ACTIVE is a smart home solution that monitors temperature, humidity and CO2 levels, and ventilates the room to keep your indoor climate nice and healthy.
Translucent roller blinds
The VELUX translucent roller blind gives you privacy while still letting in natural light in rooms where you don't need total blackout.
Nature collection - blackout roller blinds
Our new Nature Collection blinds are primarily made from recycled materials, which halves their carbon footprint compared to other blinds collections.
Insect screen
Enjoy the fresh air without unwanted visitors. Perfect for kitchens and bedrooms.

Frequently asked questions about our exterior sunscreens

Why are exterior sunscreens best for heat protection?
During summer, attics can quickly become uncomfortably hot. Our exterior heat protection blinds and shutters reduce indoor temperatures because they block the sun's rays before they hit the window panes. 

VELUX heat protection blinds provide shading from the outside while still allowing ample daylight into the room. This solution is perfect for areas like 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.
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.
How do you install Anti-heat blinds on the roof window?
The type of installation depends on the window type .If your roof windows are within reach, they can be installed easily from the inside.

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.
How can I operate the exterior sunscreening products?
Anti-heat blinds and shutters for roof windows offer three operation options: manual, solar-powered, and electric.

VELUX manual anti-heat blinds, equipped with hooks, allow for effortless manual operation by hand, making them ideal for windows easily accessible within reach and a great choice for retrofits and DIY projects.

Solar-Powered blinds and shutters offer a convenient remote control, allowing you to operate your blinds from anywhere in the room with ease. Choose solar-powered VELUX blinds and shutters for either manual or solar-powered VELUX roof windows. The installation process is simple and does not require any wiring.

Electric Operation: Control your blinds and shutters from anywhere in the room with the user-friendly wall switch. Choose electrically operated VELUX blinds tailored specifically for your electrically operated VELUX roof windows.
Are exterior blinds and shutters durable in different weather conditions, including harsh ones?
Our exterior heat protection blinds and shutters are designed to withstand various weather conditions, including heavy summer rain, thunderstorms, and storms. Many customers choose to keep their blinds and shutters extended throughout the summer without concern. Rest assured, nothing impedes the effectiveness of heat protection for your roof window.

What are VELUX anti-heat blinds? 

VELUX anti-heat blinds are superior when it comes to heat protection solutions. As opposed to interior blinds, they block the sun’s rays before they hit the window pane, reducing heat build-up in any room by up to 78%.

An anti-heat blind is an easy solution for managing excessive heat and keeping an optimal indoor temperature year-round.


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