What is a bioclimatic pergola ?
The bioclimatic pergola is a good way to enjoy the fair weather while being protected from the sun and heat.
What is a bioclimatic pergola?
The bioclimatic pergola is composed by a roof made of slats which can be oriented according to the degree of sun we wish to have. Following your mood, orient the slats in a second to have shade or more sun.
The greenhouse effect is removed during the hottest seasons. The air passes though and ventilates your terrace in a natural manner thanks to the slats that are not completely closed. Moreover, the bioclimatic pergola has also the advantage of protecting against the rain that gets evacuated thanks to an integrated evacuation circuit (externally or internally) in the pergola. It is also possible to add a water recuperation system to water your garden.
A good alternative is the telescopic terrace enclosure , the pergola can be totally watertight depending on the choice of slats, which can protect your furniture sheltered from the bad weather! It creates a transition space between your house and your garden. Very attractive and modern, the bioclimatic pergola of slates adds charm to your garden.
Installation, price, functioning …
The slats bioclimatic pergola with its fixed structure can be transported or fastened to a wall in your house. The latter implies that the wall must be in a sufficiently good state, because a pergola can generally vary between 400 and 500 kilos. The lames can be oriented manually, remotely or even automatically if sensors have been installed.
The sensors allow, for example, closing the slats automatically in the case of rain or on the contrary, open them in the case of wind. There are options available to install a LED lighting system or even a background heater. In addition to the protection against rain, sun and heat, the aluminium structure offers an excellent resistance against wind! The mechanisms are delicate and cannot be disassembled as in a classic pergola.
Several factors may make the price of a bioclimatic pergola change. The size of the structure, the features chosen, the slats automation system, the installation… The prices are generally given by m2. Being the average size of a bioclimatic pergola 25m2 it´s necessary to count between 500€ and 900€ per m2. The final price may change depending on the options.