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2021 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Residential Retractable Awnings and Canopies
RetractableAwnings.com Inc.
MIAMI, FLA.
INTERVIEWEE
Eric M. Scop
Vice president sales/digital marketing
Project specs: As part of a mansion renovation on the
island of Jersey [the largest of the Channel Islands
located between England and France], the client
wanted a fully enclosed outdoor area for entertaining,
featuring a waterproof retractable roof system and
sliding glass doors. Project goals included rain
protection, shade and protection from harmful UV rays
while allowing for the view. Extrusions and assembly
components were 6063 aluminum and 316 stainless
steel; specs included Soltis®
and a 240v Somfy®
RTS motor.
How was this different from past projects? The
retractable roof was being installed within a structure
built by a third party, so dimensions had to be perfect.
They were provided in metric and had to be converted
to imperial and back for design and manufacturing.
Then the product had to be crated and drop-shipped
from our vendor in Europe to the Channel Islands.
LESSONS LEARNED
502 Proof by Serge Ferrari
" Intricate, detailed projects take a lot of time and
energy to complete. And if products ship from
Italy to the Channel Islands, value-added tax
[VAT] must be paid. "
Eric M. Scop
RetractableAwnings.com Inc.
What were the unique, challenging and complex
facets? The contractor was responsible for building
invisible downspouts to drain rainwater away from
the structure; our systems typically include internal,
invisible rain drainage. And moving the crate
from the seaport was difficult because of Jersey's
beaches and cliff trails.
What skills and knowledge were most important to
getting this done? Attention to detail was paramount
since our system had to fit perfectly and couldn't be
out of spec by even 1 mm.
Advice for fabricators dealing with similar
challenges? Product knowledge, attention to detail,
and taking time to understand client needs are
things we would recommend.
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