the 5 most common uses of Sun shades

Where and Why Do People Install Sunshade an awning?

Transform a driveway into a carport.
Keep a pool or hot tub cool.
Provide shade over a patio.
Entertain on your deck before the sun goes down.
Make a playground more comfortable for kids.

solar control and shading can be provided by a wide range of building components including:

Landscape features such as mature trees or hedge rows;
Exterior elements such as overhangs or vertical fins;
Horizontal reflecting surfaces called light shelves;
Low shading coefficient (SC) glass; and,
Interior glare control devices such as Venetian blinds or adjustable louvers.