Umbra News

New British Standard favours automated window blinds.

BS EN 15232-1:2017 was published last month.  This updates and replaces BS EN 15232:2012.     It is well known that Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) can have significant impact on the energy consumption of buildings, and on the…

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Intelligent building automation and controls

It’s not all about roller blinds.

You probably find it too, in today’s fast paced world, we too easily get engrossed in the crazy rush of the working day, day in, day out, without seriously stopping to think about the many out there less fortunate, in…

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NEW – Crank handle turning labels

These handy little labels are now included with every crank handle from Umbra.  An effective, user-friendly way to prevent blinds from being over wound and potentially being damaged.  Watch the video to find out how quick and easy they are…

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Umbra roller blind - crank handle turning lables

Blinds that take what life throws at them

Some people thought that a 1.5L bottle of water hitting a KuroLok blind wasn’t that impressive; we’re inclined to agree! So we decided to ramp up our testing by a couple of notches. Watch the video below to witness our…

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The Water Bottle Test

We really wanted to know how well our KuroLok blind would stand up to a bit of bashing so we decided to try it out for ourselves. We mounted a KuroLok in a frame and all had a go at…

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Umbra’s next exciting ‘Revelution’

Yes it’s true…those tasty moreish chocolates with a surprise in every mouthful!  We hope you love them because they’re the next FREE gift that’s coming from Umbra.   That’s a bag of chocolate Revels with EVERY order of Umbra blinds, roller…

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NEWS ARTICLE - REVELES

The Umbra pizzas are back in town!

Yes, it’s true!  The very popular Umbra pizza deal is back again for February 2017. Here’s how it works:This exciting offer lasts for the whole of February. Any order over £1,500 exc. VAT in February will earn you 2 FREE Domino’s pizzas!…

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Umbra shading pizza deal - Feb 2017

New Year’s Revolution at Umbra Shading

 January 2017 brought more than just a New Year at Umbra.  It also saw the implementation of a new fully integrated end-to-end ERP system.  We have been working on this for over 18 months, so it is very rewarding to see…

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NEW FOR 2017