Sun Control

InLighten® Interior Light Shelf

The InLighten® Interior Light Shelf is designed to reflect sunlight deeper into the interior of a building and helps reduce the need for electrical lighting as well as energy consumption. This solution leverages minimal material content, sightlines, weight, installation and maintenance efforts, all while maximizing value, daylighting and design options.

  • Interior shelf designed to reflect sunlight deep into building
  • Depths up to 30” (762mm)
  • Compatible with curtain wall and storefront framing
  • Increases daylighting
  • Translucent polycarbonate or opaque aluminum composite (ACM) panel options
  • Potential Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) credits
  • Attaches to multiple Kawneer curtain wall and storefront systems
  • Available in depths up to a maximum of 30 inches (762mm)
  • Translucent polycarbonate or opaque aluminum composite (ACM) panel options
  • Innovative design allows panels to be tilted for care and cleaning
  • Simplified installation and panel hanging operation
  • Standardized corner design creates seamless product visual without sacrificing performance
  • Designed to avoid interference with installation or operation of typical window treatments
  • Thoroughly engineered using advanced finite element analysis (FEA) modeling techniques and physical testing
  • Extruded components can be painted or anodized

Product Applications

  • Ideal for improving daylighting in schools, hospitals, retail locations, offices, banks and restaurants
  • Can be applied to both new and retrofit projects

Compatible Systems

  • Curtain wall system mounting mullion with face width of 2” (51 mm) or greater and wall thickness greater than 0.080” (2 mm)
  • Center or front set storefront system with single piece tubular mounting mullion, with face width of 2” (51 mm) or greater and mounting mullion wall thickness greater than 0.080” (2 mm)

Check out our Solector® Sun Shading Estimator.

Thermal Technology

Find out more here.

InLighten® Interior Light Shelf - Architectural Detail Manual
1 MB
Tablette réfléchissante intérieure InLighten® - Manuel de détails architecturaux
1 MB
InLighten® Interior Light Shelf - Flyer
868 KB
Anodized and Painted Aluminum Extrusions - EPD
765 KB
Finishes Brochure
5 MB
Finishes Information - Architectural Detail Manual
238 KB
Anodize Finishes - Color Chart
82 KB
Liquid Paint - Color Chart - Permadize®
1 MB
Liquid Paint - Color Chart - Permafluor®
350 KB
InLighten® Interior Light Shelf - English
InLighten® Interior Light Shelf - French

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4mm Infill with Storefront
4mm Infill with Storefront 90 deg. Corner
4mm Infill with Curtain Wall
4mm Infill with Curtain Wall 90 deg. Corner
16mm Infill with Storefront
16mm Infill with Storefront 90 deg. Corner
16mm Infill with Curtain Wall
16mm Infill with Curtain Wall 90 deg. Corner
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While most of our products are not hazardous in and amongst themselves, hazardous properties can develop when the product is altered through cutting, welding, and grinding.  Details on the specific hazards that can develop and the proper protective measures to use can be found in the SDSs.

Arconic’s SDS database provides PDF files of safety information on specific materials.  The SDS ID numbers (product code) and description for materials used in Kawneer products are listed below.

1405 – Kawneer Thermal Break Filled Extrusions
1385 – Kawneer Acrylic Paints
1386 – Kawneer Fluoropolymer Paints

1526 – Kawneer Bloomsburg Solvent Recovery Still Residuals

1387 – Painted Architectural Aluminum Extrusions
509 – Aluminum Extrusions, Anodized Aluminum Products


Search Arconic’s SDS database for safety information on specific materials.

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Warranty Disclaimer TBC

Project Warranty Cover Sheet (English)
137 KB
Project Warranty Cover Sheet (French-Canadian)
137 KB
Project Warranty Cover Sheet Sample (English)
139 KB
Project Warranty Cover Sheet Sample (French-Canadian)
140 KB
Material & Workmanship - English
185 KB
Material & Workmanship - French
190 KB
Material & Workmanship Sample (English)
203 KB
Material & Workmanship Sample (French Canadian)
212 KB
Anodized Finishes Warranty - English
523 KB
Anodized Finishes Warranty - French
517 KB
Anodized Finishes Sample (English)
529 KB
Anodized Finishes Sample (French Canadian)
524 KB
Painted Finishes Warranty - English
557 KB
Painted Finishes Warranty - French
538 KB
Painted Finishes Sample (English)
565 KB
Painted Finishes Sample (French Canadian)
550 KB
Insulating Glass Warranty - English
498 KB
Insulating Glass Warranty - French
499 KB
Insulating Glass Sample (English)
502 KB
Insulating Glass Sample (French Canadian)
504 KB
Laminated Glass Warranty - English
122 KB
Laminated Glass Warranty - French
123 KB
Laminated Glass Sample (English)
126 KB
Laminated Glass Sample (French Canadian)
128 KB
Corrective Field Repairs (English)
154 KB
Corrective Field Repairs (French-Canadian)
152 KB