Our Premier Selection of Shade Solutions



A SUNAIR® retractable lateral arm awning is the ideal shading solution for decks and patios. They can be conveniently mounted on the wall, sofit or roof for additional headroom. With a simple hand crank or the convenience of an optional motor, your awning will instantly protect you and your family from the elements. On cloudy days or when not in use, your Sunair® awning is completely self-storing. It eliminates the need for seasonal removal and storage. With over 30 years of experience, Sunair® is the innovator in the industry. We have engineered the most durable arm systems, using the strongest materials and the most sophisticated arm design.

For that special evening with friends or family, create that special mood on your patio. Sunair® is pleased to offer two types of dimmable lighting solutions for your retractable patio awning. Both solutions have a dimmable receiver that can be controlled by the same multiple channel awning remote. The Led's also add safety, security and functionality to your Sunair® awning. They are perfect for residential applications as well as commercial restaurants and hotels. Both lighting options are ideally suited to be used with the Sunea Somfy RTS /CMO remote controlled motor.

Sunair® LED:
The LED lighting strips from Sunair® shown above are optional custom sized light strips for the arm projection added to each arm, with an optional separate front bar strip in select or custom sizes. This lighting solution is available as warm White lights only, with either a White or Black backing depending on the awning metal frame color you select. These lights must be ordered with the awning at the factory and the lights are installed on the frame prior to shipping. Ask your Sunair® dealer for further details.

Somfy® LED:

The LED lighting strips from Somfy shown on the Right are 3 ft light strips that are added to the folding arms. They are available as "Cool White" and "Warm White" and can be easily added to an existing or new awning to create the desired ambience. Ask your Sunair® dealer for more details.

You need a multi channel remote for the LED's such as the Somfy Telis 4 remote depicted above. The awning can be controlled on channel one. with a simple click, you can change the channel to the 2nd channel, and turn on and off the LED's.


Retractable Awnings

Retractable Window Awnings | Sunair Awnings

Our beautiful retractable window drop arm awnings are a practical shading solution. They bring style, distinction, and elegance to any window while maximizing your indoor comfort. They may also lower your energy costs.

The awning is fully retractable and can be lowered to any position to provide as little or as much shade as you need. You have complete control. Your room will be significantly cooler inside by blocking the sun before it enters your window. On cloudy days, you can retract the awning to take advantage of the natural light.

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The window awnings

Can be fully retracted and then lowered to their desired position. Maximum lowering is 160° to cover a distance, almost twice the arm projection ideal for privacy or when the sun is low on the horizon.

Customers Say

The deck is now our new family area. Our SUNAIR retractable awning looks just as good after 5 years as it did when it was installed.

– Fred, Annapolis, MD

I want to congratulate your company on its excellent customer service, something that in today's world is nearly nonexistent. From the very...

– Satisfied Customer


Canopies and Fixed Awnings | Sunair Awnings


Is a leading canopy manufacturer of fabric canopies for both residential and commercial applications. We work with the designers, General Contractors, architects, and engineers from the conception of a project to the manufacturing and installation of the finished canopies. On commercial projects, we help with shop drawings and submittals for permitting.

We also offer rendering and conceptual drawing services. Some of our awning systems are installed in prominent places. In 2015, Sunair® Awnings received an Award of Excellence for its "Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, MD" project. The project was recognized in the competition's Commercial Awnings & Canopies (1,000 – 2,000 sq. ft.).

Customers Say

The deck is now our new family area. Our SUNAIR retractable awning looks just as good after 5 years as it did when it was installed.

– Fred, Annapolis, MD

During this winter, on sunny days we raised our sunair windowscreens, allowing sunlight to warm and brighten our rooms. Sure beats window tint!

– Mike H


Motorized Louvered Roof | Motorized Pergola | Commercial Spaces | Sunair Awnings

Innovative Possibilities for Your Outdoor Patio Space

Our OPERA, VISION, and BRERA bioclimatic retractable and adjustable Louvered motorized Pergola® structures are perfect for commercial restaurants, hospitality, hotel, patio, and deck spaces.

They provide you with a unique alternative level of control over nature, combining style and function to create and enhance your outdoor living space. With a touch of the remote button, the louvers can be positioned anywhere within their 140-degree range of motion for the exact amount of protection or ventilation desired.

For rain protection, close the louveres, and the rain will be diverted through the integrated gutter system and posts. Once the rain ends, the louvers move at your complete command to allow for more shade or sunshine. The Brera model offers the additional convenience of fully being able to retract the louvers for an al fresco dining experience.

These PRATIC Bioclimatic adjustable Louvered systems are custom-made to fit virtually any space and represent the latest in innovation, performance, and technology. Our Louvered roof is ideal for any outdoor seating and eating area, such as deck, patio, or courtyard.

Sunair® Awnings is proud to offer the full line of motorized adjustable roof structures from PRATIC. These metal structures are ideal for all commercial spaces and can be fully customized to fit the space. The built-in gutter and posts serve as water management and downspouts.

The Pratic models we offer are Opera, Vision, and Brera. Pratic adjustable louvered Roof Pergola structures are ideally suited for restaurants, hotels, and hospitality spaces.

Blades opened 45 degrees

Blades opened 90 degrees

Blades opened 140 degrees

Blades opened on side

Solar Modulation

Air Recirculation

Rain Protection

Snow Load Resistance

Water Drainage

The Opera and Vision Louvered Roof Pergola® System Is Available With Below Configuration and Options.

  • Custom bay sizes up to 16' 5" wide x 22' 11" projection
  • Multiple units/bays can be added together for larger sizes
  • Motorized with remote control
  • 8 standard frame colors as well as hundreds of optional custom colors
  • Built-in water drainage with integrated rain gutter and posts downspouts
  • Optional Raso side screens for the Opera model
  • Optional RGB lighting, spot LED lighting, and heaters
  • Backed by a 5-year limited warranty

The BRERA Pergola System offers you the convenience of fully being able to retract and extend the louvers in addition to angled adjustment to the sun.

Both the Opera and Vision louvered systems have been tested for simulated snow loads. Please inquire with the Sunair® main office for the report and data for your project size.

I Own a Restaurant or Hotel. How Can I Benefit From a Louvered Pergola Awning?

The SUNAIR® Louvered Pergola® roof systems are an ideal system for commercial restaurants and café, in addition to hotels and institutional properties alike. They add durability and function against the elements. These systems can be used for sun protection, as well as for inclement weather and rain protection, with integrated gutters to disperse water.

For hotels, night clubs and bars, the louvered roof system will provide comfort and protection for your patrons year round and show a return on investment very rapidly. They can also be used for weddings, parties and corporate events.

All our Pergola® models are custom built to fit your area. Your choice of either the Opera, Vision or Brera louvered roof system will depend if you want to add roll-down bug screens or colder-weather zipper screens with windows to create a three-season room. Roll-down zipper screens are optional for the Opera Louvered roof model.

Multiple units or sections can also be mounted together with gutter systems to cover even larger areas, as can be seen in above picture. The system is conveniently operated with an integrated motor which is controlled by a handheld remote. With the remote, the Pergola® louvered metal louveres or slats will open and close automatically to the desired angle.

For restaurants and cafés, these awnings are quickly becoming fashionable. Protecting your guests and outdoor seating area during fierce mid-day sun and inclement weather, keeping your patrons happy and comfortable. Being able to continue serving on the patio generates increased revenue even during inclement weather, which is also good for the bottom line.

Feel free to call us today, and we can help you design the best system for you and show you how quickly the investment will pay off.

Opera, Vision, Brera Advantages

The OPERA, VISION & BRERA can be wall-mounted or free-standing structures. The supporting profile and guides are 8 ½” high (22 cm). Posts are 15 cm x 15 cm (Foot plate is wider).

Water management within the gutter system and discharge within the posts is a Pratic patent. Optional telescoping post feet are available for ease of installation.

For greater perimeter protection, the OPERA & BRERA model can be configured with optional retractable RASO zipper screens hidden within the beam system.

For the ultimate control over nature, the BRERA model offers the option to fully retract and extend the louvers at a touch of a button, the same way that a traditional fabric Pergola roof system functions.

Our adjustable louvered systems are solid, made-to-measure structures that can reach large sizes (16’5” x 22’11” for Opera & Vision models). Coupling of multiple structures to make larger sizes are possible with common posts.

The OPERA, VISION, and BRERA RGB LED multi-colored lighting offers a fascinating, elegant remote-controlled lighting option (White lights included).

The OPERA, VISION, and BRERA offer more pre-assembled structure components for a safer and easier installation on site.

These are a few of the many available combinations possible for your project. (Please inquire with the Sunair® main office for additional information).

Customers Say

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– Satisfied Customer

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– Mike O’Neil

Glass Partitions

Retractable Glass Divider Walls | Sunair Awnings

Glass walls can be beautiful and functional both for residential patios and also for restaurants and cafes. Sunair® offers many models of glass walls, from traditional to modern, and retractable and fixed. We are proud to offer the line of glass walls from Star Progetti.

Outdoor furnishing and an inviting patio area is the key to your business image, drawing customers and enticing them to enter. Our glass walls allow you to use your outdoor spaces three seasons or all year round, creating prestigious areas which project the image of your premises outdoors.

With these outdoor areas, you can increase seating capacity and thus turnover. Our Glass wall systems can be used as standalone to create a defined outdoor seating area and also function as a windbreak barrier for the comfort of your patrons.

They can also be used in combination with one of our pergola® awnings or fixed-frame canopies.

The modules are available in standard sizes as well as custom-made sizes at an extra cost. Combine multiple units together to create a larger glass wall system.

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Our glass walls are a great addition to our popular Pergola® awnings and can be custom-made to fit specific areas. They can be added later after the main awning structure is installed.

Customers Say

During this winter, on sunny days we raised our Sunair window screens, allowing sunlight to warm and brighten our rooms. Sure beats window tint!

– Mike H

The deck is now our new family area. Our SUNAIR retractable awning looks just as good after 5 years as it did when it was installed.

– Fred, Annapolis, MD

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