Balancing functionality and features—whether to implement habitat screens or roll shutters for an office space.


We’ve often been asked numerous times by clients with office space whether they should implement habitat screens or roll shutters. While both options have their pros and cons, ultimately the decision comes down to the specific needs and preferences of each individual business. In this blog, we’ll provide an overview of the considerations for each option to help you make an informed decision.

Habitat Screens: Energy Savings and Functionalityhabitat screen energy savings

Habitat screens have gained popularity in recent years due to their ability to help influence energy savings by reducing the need for central air conditioning. They also help reduce glare from sunlight which can reflect off laptop and monitor screens, making it harder to see. They also provide help reduce some 8billion bird collisions that happen due to the fact that they cannot see glass or clear windows.


Habitat Screens


Reduces energy costs, glare and bird collisions


Provides some level of privacy, but not as much as roll shutters


Provides excellent ventilation and allows for airflow

Light Control

Provides some light control, but not as much as roll shutters


Requires regular maintenance to prevent mold or decay

Roll Shutters: Balancing Privacy and Security

For offices that prioritize privacy and security, roll shutters provide a more traditional and robust solution. These shutters, typically constructed from metal or heavy-duty vinyl, can be remotely rolled down to cover windows and doorways. Let’s explore the key considerations when contemplating roll shutters:


Roll Shutters


Provides a more commercial, sleek and secure look


Provides a high level of privacy and security


Limits ventilation and airflow

Light Control

Provides excellent light control and can block out sunlight completely


Requires minimal maintenance

In the end, the decision to implement habitat screens or roll shutters in your office space depends on your specific needs and priorities. If you seek a harmonious blend of nature and functionality, habitat screens offer an eco-friendly and visually appealing solution. On the other hand, if privacy and security are paramount, roll shutters provide a robust barrier against external interference.

By carefully considering the aesthetics, privacy, ventilation, light control, and maintenance requirements, you can make an informed decision that aligns with your office space goals. Remember, the right choice will contribute to a productive, comfortable, and inspiring environment for both employees and visitors alike.


Rollshutters create an effective barrier againstvandalism, break-ins and theft.

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