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Flyhouse Featured in ETCP Newsletter

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 22, 2016 1:00:00 PM

 

Flyhouse's Cherry Hills Community Church project was featured in the ETCP Fall 2016 Newsletter. The project involved creating a variable speed motorized curtain system. Read through the project recap or take a look at the full newsletter

Topics: News, Project Recaps

[Photo] Did You Know...

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 20, 2016 11:30:00 AM
Fourth Presbyterian Church (Chicago) was founded in 1871 and moved to its existing location on Michigan Avenue in 1912. Flyhouse provided assistance on a project that put the church in the local record books.
 

Topics: Hoist System, Did You Know, Flyhouse Projects

[Video] 30 Seconds in the Shop [Tao-line Project]

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 16, 2016 11:30:00 AM

When you have a project to test, you call in the staff circus arts expert to test it. Today with 30 Seconds in the Shop, we hoist up our latest project and spin it around. 

Topics: Performer Flying, Hoist System, Flyhouse Projects, 30 Seconds in the Shop

[Photo] Did You Know...

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 13, 2016 3:39:25 PM
As part of a year-long sculpture installation piece at Garfield Park Conservatory entitled "solarise: a sea of all colors," Flyhouse installed "Floresence" in the Conservatory's Show House. The installation runs through September 22, 2016.
 

Topics: Did You Know, Flyhouse Projects, Sculpture Installation

[Project Recap] Cherry Hills Community Church

Posted by Flyhouse on Sep 6, 2016 12:25:51 PM

The spoken word is a powerful tool. It can create new worlds to explore, evoke laughter from a phrase, and it can be spiritually fulfilling.

Each week, Cherry Hills Community Church of Highlands Ranch, Colorado provides the words to fill the heart with joy and heal the hearts full of sadness.

In order to create an atmosphere conducive to their work, Cherry Hills contacted Flyhouse to install blackout shades and light block channels to surround the 24 window bays within the worship hall. The previous shades were no longer efficient and they wanted to be able to do a full blackout and have control over all of their lighting elements.

To achieve this goal, Flyhouse installed a variable speed motorized curtain system for 24 window bays. Each bay has two motorized shades built into one assembly allowing them to move at up to two ft/sec. Each bay includes a blackout shade and a room darkening shade; a total of 48 variable speed shades.

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(Cherry Hills Window Shades Being Closed)


The largest shade was 23 W X 16 H ft which meant that Flyhouse had to assemble all parts used for the project on-site at Cherry Hills.

The control system for window shades was customized to give the user a fully programmable and visual interface of the shade system.

After the installation was complete, Cherry Hills is now secure in knowing the control system also has remote access capability allowing Flyhouse to troubleshoot and upgrade the system without having to be on location.

Topics: Flyhouse Projects