High Performance Verosol Shades

Energy-Saving, Heat-Reducing, Insulating Thermal Solar Shades

These innovative shades feature an unobtrusive but highly reflective aluminum layer on the outside with a decorative linen-weave design inside. The exterior reflects solar glare and heat for cooler temperatures in the summer while the insulating construction reduces drafts, air conditioning and heating bills.

Maximum Dimensions:
92″w x 144″h (120″w x 78″h railroaded)
Chain operated, Cordless, or Motorized

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High Performance Verosol Description

High Performance Verosol Roller Shades are an innovative breakthrough in thermal control insulated shades.

An enhanced thermal solar shade fabric that has a highly reflective, ultra- fine layer of aluminum vacuum bonded to the exterior facing side of vinyl coated woven fiberglass. The aluminum layer reflects out solar heat for cooler temperatures during the summer and re-radiates the room’s heat for warmer temperatures during the winter. High Performance Verosol Shades also reduce heat loss in the winter because of drafty windows. They provide privacy in the daytime only.

Why Do we Call These HIGH PERFORMANCE Verosol Shades?

  • Eliminates 78% of solar heat through windows (summer)
  • Provides 62% reduction in energy consumption
  • Reduces heat loss through windows by up to 20% (Winter)
  • Solar rejection properties are not color dependent.
  • Reduces UV by 96%, protecting furnishings from fading
  • Openness factor of 4% provides clear view through, especially in dark colors
  • Increased control of visual glare.

High Performance Verosol is an environmentally friendly Green Product. It has the Oko-Tex Standard 100 certificate (the European equivalent for the U.S. Greenguard VOC requirements) and is formaldehyde free. This means that Verosol does not contain any harmful elements. It also reduces the amount of carbon dioxide emissions. High Performance Verosol has also been awarded the Greenguard Certification for Safe Indoor Air Quality and the more stringent Children and Schools Safety Certificate.

North Solar Screen takes cords and child safety seriously. Our shades are available cordless (recommended where young children are present.) All chain shades have cord safety tensioners to reduce the hazards of cord strangulation or entanglement or they can be motorized.

Sustainable Manufacturing

Capable of being continued or maintained with minimal long term effects on the environment.

ENERGY THERMAL EFFICIENCY

Reducing energy consumption and cost by preventing solar heat gain in the summer and heat loss in the winter.

Responsible Materials

Those that have a lesser impact on humanity and the environment. Responsible materials are made from renewable resources or recycled content, they emit low VOC’s, toxins, allergens and carcinogens, and can be disposed of by recycling or reusing.

Shades are shipped with all necessary installation hardware. Our brackets are universal, so shades can be mounted inside the frame, outside the frame, or from the top down. Chain lengths are ¾ of the way down the shade. Please specify if you need longer chains.

Care & Warranty

Cleaning & Care
 
Warranty

Manual Lift Systems

Chain Operated

Our standard chain roller offers black or white clutch options with 4 bead chain finishes in white, black, bronze (metal) and steel (metal) Available in reverse roll. May be ordered with 3″ or 4″ Facia or Designer Cassette, (regular roll only.)

Skyline hardware is available on a no headrail roller or in a Designer Cassette. Just choose your clutch color; white, satin nickel, ivory, bronze or black. All hardware is color coordinated, including clutch, bracket covers, bead chains and tensioners.  Available in reverse roll.

Cordless

The cordless system is available in white, satin nickel, ivory bronze and black with color coordinating brackets covers for a finished appearance on all cordless roller shades. Available in reverse roll. May be ordered with the Designer Cassette, (regular roll only.)

Shade Pulls
plastic handle on indoor shades

Shades come with clear plastic handles that fit over the bottom bar to maintain cleanliness.

Motorization Options

Simplicity Battery Operated Rechargeable Motors
  • Motor and rechargeable lithium ion battery in motor casing are concealed in roller
  • No special wiring requirements
  • Rechargeable battery comes fully charged from factory, no external battery wand is required
  • Factory programs upper and lower limit stops but does not program channels because that needs to be completed after shade installation.
  • Average battery charge lasts 6-12 months under normal use one cycle per day
  • Battery can be recharged up to 500 times
  • Takes approximately 5 hours to recharge a depleted motor
  • Recharge when shade starts running slow to avoid losing programming
  • Shade will beep when the remote button is pressed
  • Do not leave charger plugged in for more than 24 hours as it can prematurely age the battery
Diagram showing pictures of remotes used for the simplicity motorized indoor solar shades which has two different options: 6-channel with timer in black and 14-channel in black or white
Remotes

Simplicity 6 Channel Timer Remote The 6 Channel Timer Remote combines the functionality of a hand-held control with the convenience of a programmable timer. The 6C remote allows for up to 18 scheduled actions and comes with a holder to wall mount for easy access. Available in black.

Simplicity 14 Channel Remote The 14 Channel Remote can automate up to 14 different shades individually or 14 groups. The remote can be wall mounted for easy access. Available in black or white.

 

  • Motorized lift system raises and lowers one shade or a group of shades with a push of a button
  • Radio frequency motorization is excellent for large, hard to reach windows and multiple windows
  • Simple, convenient, child-safe method of operating shade
  • 6 Channel timer/remote combines functionality of 6 channel hand-held control and programmable timer
  • Timer remotes allow for different scheduled actions each day of the week
  • Manual function disables timer and remote can work as a 6 Channel remote
  • 14 channel remote can operate up to 14 windows or groups of windows
  • All remotes come with holder to mount to a wall for easy storage
  • Range of remote is approximately 80 feet
battery charger for motorized shade pull
Battery Charger

8.4 volt charger plugs into standard power outlet to recharge

Plugs into charging port of motor

Charger is black and comes with 13 feet of wire

EZ-charge-extension
New: EZ Charge Extension Wand Great for Out of Reach Windows

EZ Charge Extension Wand easily recharges your hard to reach Simplicity Rechargeable Shades. Extends up to 31” in length. Simply touch the magnetized wand tip to the port to attach. Then plug the charger into the base of the wand.

EZ Charge Wall Mount Receiver can be  easily concealed by a valance

You need 1 EZ Charger extension wand per order (more can be ordered).

E-Z Charge Extension Wand Video

EZ- charge wand
EZ Charge Wall Mount Receiver
  • The EZ Charge Wall Mount Receiver includes screws and anchors. These can be used for wood or drywall mounting.
  •  Extension cable plugs into charging port of Simplicity Rechargeable shades.
  • Each shade will need an EZ Charge wall mount receiver.
wand and battery charger

Battery Charger – SOLD SEPARATELY. You must specify charger when ordering a Simplicity Rechargeable Motorized Shade. The charger plugs into the wand base. The 8.4 Volt charger requires a standard power outlet to recharge the motor. The charger is black and comes with a 156” wire. The dimensions are 1” wide x 2½” length x 13⁄4” deep.

Simplicity Smart App Controller
simplicity app

The Simplicity Smart Controller powered by NEO Smart Blinds App is a small device that you install in your home that allows you to set automatic opening and closing times for all Simplicity motorized shades from your Apple or Android Smartphone, voice controlled Amazon, Google home automation device, tablet, or PC anywhere in world.

    • Works with Apple and Android Smartphones
    • Free downloadable app
    • Compatible with previously installed Simplicity motorized shades
    • Can schedule operation up to 14 shades in a single room or every shade throughout the house
  • GET STARTED IN 4 EASY STEPS

        • Download the free NEO Smart Blinds App from Google Play Store or the Apple App Store and create an account.
        • Purchase our palm sized Simplicity Smart WIFI Controller
        • Plug into a central location with a strong WIFI signal
        • Add your shades in the app
        • Controller has same range as remote (150 feet) so one per floor is usually sufficient

    Simplicity Smart Controller                        One box/2000 sq. ft recommended

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    Motors at a Glance

    Rechargeable Batteries

    Headrail Options

    • No headrail, regular or reverse roll
    • Designer Cassettes with Fabric Insert or Smooth
    • 4″ Fascia

    Power Sources

    • Rechargeable lithium ion battery is inside shade roller
    • Order at least one plug in 8.4V recharger. Black, with 13′ wire. For convenience order 1 per shade so you can charge all at once during the night.
    • Charge when shades starts running slowly so programming is not lost. Full charge will take 4-5 hours.

    Programming

    • Limit stops programmed by factory, program each shade to remote on site

    Hiding The Roller

    Reverse Roll

    side by side picture vs diagram of reverse roll on an indoor shade to cover the roller

    For a uniform appearance, choose the reverse roll option. The fabric rolls off the front of the roller tube, closer to the room, hiding the roller. No extra charge. Only available with no headrail.

    Designer Cassette Fabric Insert

    designer cassette wrap for hiding the roller on a shade

    The cassette has a matching strip of roller shade fabric running along the front face of it to provide a continuous, all-fabric look for your window. Available in White, Satin Nickel, Ivory, Bronze and Black.

    Designer Cassette Smooth Face

    Five Different Colors of Smooth Face Cassettes Lined Up to Cover the Roller of an Indoor Solar Shade

    This is a clean and seamless way to hide a roller. Available in 5 hardware finishes: White, Satin Nickel, Ivory, Bronze, and Black.

    Fascias

    close up of bronze fascia used to cover shade roller for indoor solar shades

    Metallic fascias placed in front of roller shades conceal the roller hardware and protect the fabric when the shade is fully raised. They are open to the top and back. Available in white, satin nickel, ivory, bronze, or black.

    Standard 3” and 4” fascia are L shaped and cover the front and most of the underside. Skyline 4” fascia do not cover the underside.

    3″ Fascias

    Line of 3" Fascia Colors Available to Hide the Shade Roller

    4″ Fascias

    Line of 5 different colors of 4" fascias available to cover shade roller on indoor solar shades

    Skyline Hardware

    List of Skyline Hardware Colors Available for Shade Coverings

    Skyline Hardware in white, black and ivory is standard on all roller shades. When ordering shades with Skyline hardware all of the components are completely color coordinated all the way down to the tensioner.

    Fabric Valance*

    *Friction Fit Mounting System Only

    Close up image of 4.5" fabric valance loop that covers shade roller and mounting system

    Use the 4 1/2″ tall fabric valance to conceal both the roller and the rail for the Friction Fit Mounting System. The valance matches the shade fabric for a cohesive look. Cannot be used with any other roller shade system.

    Friction Fit Mounting System

    NEW! Friction Fit Mounting System

    No Bracket Drilling Required!

    Inside mount only  |  Max Width: 84″ |  Minimum Depth: 2 1/8″

    Pressure mounted system uses an aluminum rail designed with a high-tension spring. Installation brackets are pre-attached at the factory for easy installation on site.

    To install, simply insert rail within the window opening and secure the lever. This increases the pressure to the ends of the rail, allowing for a snug fit.  Smooth surfaces such as tile or metal will require use of included double sided adhesive.

    Picture diagram broken into three parts, first showing an indoor solar shade in a dark color covering windows, and the second images below show the shade mounting system that uses no drilling for installation
    • Mounting System available in white or black rail
    • Cordloop, cordless roller or motorized
    • Only cordless and motorized can use the designer cassette
    • Cord loop has optional 4 ½” fabric valance to conceal roller & rail
    • White, ivory & satin nickel clutches have a white rail & brackets
    • Black or bronze clutches will have a black rail & brackets

    Bottom Bar

    Bottom Rails

    The standard bottom rail is fabric wrapped with clear end caps. For a modern look, select an exposed bottom rail in white, black, vanilla, bronze or brushed Aluminum.

    Matching Fabric Wrapped Bottom Rail to fit seamlessly with the shade design
    All Six Colors Available for Bottom Rails on Indoor Shades

    Specifications

    The minimum size of a shade is 12″ x 12″. The maximum size of a shade depends on the style:

    • Standard roller – 92″ wide x 144″ high (120″ wide x 78″ high railroaded)

    Verosol High Performance Solar Shades are shipped with all the necessary hardware. Our brackets are universal so shades can be mounted inside the frame, outside the frame or from the top down. Chain lengths are 3/4’s of the way down the shade. Please specify if you need longer chains.

    DEPTH REQUIRED

    Depth required depends on a combination of width, height, material ordered, lift system, and headrail option. Contact us for specific information about your particular order. Measure depth on double hung windows or sliding windows at the shallowest point. General guideline (Hardware minimums, does not include thickness of fabric. Add 1/8″ per 10″ of shade height.) Call for assistance.

    Exposed Roll, Chain or Motor:

    • Up to 90″ wide, Side Mount 2 1/2″
    • Up to 90″ wide, ceiling mount 2″
    • Over 90″ wide, Side Mount 3″
    • Over 90″ wide, ceiling mount 2″

    Exposed Roll, Chain, Commercial

    • Up to 90″ wide, Side Mount, 2 1/2″
    • Up to 90″ wide, ceiling mount, 2″
    • over 90″ wide, side mount: 3″
    • over 90″ wide, ceiling mount: 2 5/8″

    Exposed Roll, Smooth Lift Cordless:

    • Up to 72″ wide, ceiling mount 1 1/2″
    • Up to 72″ wide, Face mount, 2 1/4″
    • Over 72″ wide, ceiling mount 1 3/4″
    • Over 72″ wide, Face mount, 2 3/4″

    Fascia, Chain: 3″ or 4” depending on shade size.

    Fascia, Motorized: 4″

    Designer Cassette , Chain, Motor, or Smooth Lift Cordless:

    • 3 3/4″ flush
    • 1″ shallow mount

    FABRIC WIDTH:

    Fabric width varies depending on lift system, shade size, and headrail option. Contact us for specific information about your particular order. General Guidlelines:

    Exposed Roll or Fascia with Chain or Motor:

    Up to 90″ wide,

    • Inside Mount, fabric is 1 5/16″ narrower than the ordered width;
    • Outside mount, fabric is 15/16″ narrower than ordered width;
      Side or Exact Mount, fabric is 1 1/8″ narrower than ordered width.

    Over 90″ wide,

    • Inside Mount fabric is 1 5/8″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Outside Mount, fabric is 1 1/4″ narrower than ordered width;

    Side or Exact Mount, fabric is 1 7/16″ narrower than ordered width.
    Exposed Roll, Smooth Lift Cordless Roller:

    • Inside Mount, fabric is 13/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Outside Mount, fabric is 7/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Side Mount, fabric is 1 5/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Exact mount, fabric is 5/8″ narrower than ordered width.

    Designer Cassette, Chain or Motor:

    • Inside Mount, fabric is 1 1/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Outside Mount, fabric is 11/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Side Mount, fabric is 1 9/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Exact Mount, fabric is 7/8″ narrower than ordered width.

    Designer Cassette, Chain, Motor:

    • Inside Mount, fabric is 1 1/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Outside Mount, fabric is 11/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Side Mount, fabric is 1 9/16″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Exact Mount, fabric is 7/8″ narrower than ordered width.

    Designer Cassette, Smooth Lift Cordless:

    • Inside Mount, fabric is 1 5/8″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Outside Mount, fabric is 1 1/8″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Side Mount, fabric is 1 1/4″ narrower than ordered width;
    • Exact Mount, fabric is 1 7/16″ narrower than ordered width.

    Brackets

    360 CHAIN OPERATED SHADE BRACKET
    R-8 Chain Shade Brackets

    Use with R8 Clutch or 12V motor

    • Shades up to 78″ wide (depending on height and fabric type)
    • Spear for clutch or motor is 3/8″
    • Inside mount 1/2″
    • Height (face mounting or ceiling mount space needed) 1 1/2″
    • Clutch diameter 1 3/4″
    • Roller diameters: 1″,1 1/4″, or 1 1/2″
    • Bracket protrudes from surface 1 1/2″
    • Inside mount total depth needed at least 2 3/8″
    380 SHADE BRACKET (EXTENSION BRACKET)
    R-8 Extension Bracket

    Use with R8 Clutch or 12V motor

    • Shades up to 78″ wide (depending on height and fabric type)
    • Roller diameters: 1″,1 1/4″, or 1 1/2″
    • Spear for clutch or motor is 3/8″
    • Inside mount 1/2″
    • Height (face mounting or ceiling mount space needed) 1 1/2″
    • Clutch diameter 1 3/4″
    • Bracket protrudes from surface 1 7/8″
    • Inside mount total depth needed at least 2 7/8″
    560 CHAIN OPERATED SHADE BRACKETS
    R-16 chain shade brackets

    Use with R16 Clutch

    • Shades 78″110″ wide (depending on height and fabric type)
    • Roller diameters: 1 1/2″, 2″
    • Spear for clutch is 5/8″
    • Inside Mount 1/2″
    • Height (face mounting or ceiling mount space needed) 2 1/2″
    • Clutch diameter 2 1/2″
    • Bracket protrudes from surface 1 5/8″
    • Inside mount depth needed 2 7/8″
    SUPER CLUTCH (CAN BE EXTENSION BRACKET FOR 560)

    Use with Super Clutch (R40), R24 or R16

    • Shades over 110″ wide (depending on height and fabric type)
    • Roller Diameters: 1 1/2″, 2″, or 2 3/8″
    • Spear for clutch is 5/8″
    • Foot of bracket is 1/2″
    • Height (face mounting or ceiling mount space needed) 2 1/2″
    • Clutch diameter 2 1/2″ (R16) or 3 1/2″ (R24)
    • Bracket protrudes from surface 2 1/8″
    • Inside mount total depth needed for R16 at least 3 3/8″; for R24 or R40 3 7/8″
    FASCIA BRACKETS, 3″

    Use with R16

    • Shades 78″ to 110″ wide and no more than 120″ tall (depending on height and fabric type;)
    • Roller diameters: 1 1/2″ or 2″
    • Can be used with Somfy or MC 400 series motors
    • Spear for clutch is 5/8″, 1 1/2″ from bottom of bracket
    • Inside mount total depth needed at least 3″; have to drill holes in brackets
    FASCIA BRACKETS, 4″
    fascia 4inch brackets

    Use with Super Clutch (R40), R16, R24 clutches, Somfy 110V HW or plug in motors

    • Shades over 110″ wide, or narrower shades over 120″ tall (depending on height and fabric type)
    • If used with motors, factory has to re-fit with the crown and pressure pin parts
    • Spear for clutch 5/8″ wide, 2″ from bottom of bracket
    • Inside mount total depth needed at least 4″; have to drill holes in brackets
    DUAL ROLLER SHADE BRACKETS

    Ceiling or Undermount

    Mount two shades, one transparent and the other room darkening on one bracket for economy of space.

    Dual Shade Brackets used to have the benefits of a solar screen combined with the night time privacy of a black out shade rolled over it

    In daytime use solar shades to reduce heat & glare while preserving your view, then roll the blackout shade over the other shade for nighttime privacy.

    Use with SL8 and SL16 Skyline style clutches

    • Available in black or white
    • Minimum Depth required to mount top down: 3″
    • Depth required for flush mount: 3″
    • Minimum Depth for side mount: 1”
    • Height of bracket is 5″
    • Top shade (light blocking) must be ordered Reverse Roll and lies closer to room
    • Bottom shade (transparent) must be ordered as Regular Roll and lies closer to window
    • Center of top roller is 1 7/8″ from ceiling
    • Center of bottom roller is 5″ from ceiling
    • Chains go on the opposite ends of each shade

    Fire Rating

    NFP 92503 specification M1
    M1 NFPA 701
    ISO 6941
    BS5867 Part2 type B
    These shades are lead free.

    Measuring Instructions
    Materials needed for measuring
    • (Photo 1) Decide whether you want the shade mounted inside the frame of the opening or outside the opening. An inside mount can look cleaner, but you may want to order outside mount if there are obstructions, if you want more complete coverage, or if you want to cover more than one opening with a shade.
    • (Photo 2) Always use a steel measuring tape.
    • (Photo 3) Measure to the nearest 1/8”. Round DOWN, not UP, if it is 1/16th over.
    • Tell us raw measurements. Do not take your own deductions.
    • Always give width before height
    • IT IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT to take note if any of the adjoining shades meet at a 90% angle, as one or both shades may need to be cut narrower to make sure the brackets don’t conflict with one another.  We recommend that you order only one of the corner shades, and order the second one after you have installed the first one to make sure the brackets don’t impede each other.
    • And always, feel free to call us for help and email us photos of where you are installing.
    Inside Frame Mount
    Height and width for measuring inside mount window shades
    • Measure width at top, middle, and bottom (A) Tell us the raw measurements. Let us take the deduction for fit. We will tell you fabric width.
    • Measure the height (B) If not ordering the shade to drop all the way down, let us know.
    Outside Frame Mount

    To Fit Brackets on Trim/Posts

    measuring for outside mount window shades
    • Measure width of the outside of the post to the outside of the post at the top, middle, and bottom (A)
    • Measure width of the inside of the opening (B) to check for fabric overlap. We will tell you fabric width.
    • Measure the height (C) If not ordering the shade to drop all the way down, let us know.
    To Order by Fabric Width
    Ordering by fabric width diagram
    • Decide where you want the fabric to overlap on each side. Mark on the post/trim and measure this width (A). We will tell you how much room the shade needs to fit.
    • Measure the height (B) If not ordering the shade to drop all the way down, let us know.
    To Cover Multiple Openings in a Row
    wall of windows for measuring
    • Measure the width of the full span of space you have to fit the shades in at the top, middle, and bottom.
    • Measure the end to center post and center to center post widths at the top, middle, and bottom. Tell us the raw measurements. Let us take the deduction for fit.
    • Measure the width of the inside of the opening to check for fabric overlap. We will tell you fabric width.
    • Measure the height – let us know if you’re not ordering the shade to drop all the way down.

    Measuring Videos

    Inside Frame Mount

    Outside Frame Mount

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    Dark colors give sharper outward visibility color does not affect heat reduction.

    This is the reflective aluminum layer that is on the reverse side of all Verosol High Performance Shades.

    We are happy to send you up to FIVE swatches per shade type.

    Dark colors give sharper outward visibility color does not affect heat reduction.

    This is the reflective aluminum layer that is on the reverse side of all Verosol SilverScreen Shades.

    We are happy to send you up to FIVE swatches per shade type.

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