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Exclusive DOW ECOLIBRIUM bio-based plasticizer

Decreases greenhouse gas emissions by 40% VS traditional PVC

Significant petroleum savings

Durable, washable, easy to maintain

SheerWeave 4000 / 4100 / 4400 with Dow Ecolibrium

As the only sun control fabrics in the market to use DOW’s unique ECOLIBRIUM bio-based plasticizer, Styles 4000/4100 and 4400 combine the durability of vinyl coated polyester with the latest in green PVC technology. ECOLIBRIUM is a renewable alternative to traditional plasticizers that lowers greenhouse gas emissions as much as 40% vs existing PVC compounds. Style 4000/4100/4400 with DOW ECOLIBRIUM is phthalate-free, lead-free and RoHS compliant. These fabrics maintain all of the established benefits of traditional vinyl such as durability, cleanability and fabric longevity. Styles 4000/4100 and 4400 may also be used in exterior shading systems. Photo above courtesy of Hunter Douglas

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Petroleum Savings & Greenhouse Gas Avoidance Calculator

The calculator estimates your petroleum savings and greenhouse gas avoidance based on the amount of SheerWeave® Style 4000/4100/4400 with DOW ECOLIBRIUM™ Bio-Based plasticizers used on your project.

Total area of window glass to be covered with shade fabric on your project:


Shade Material Petroleum Savings CO2/Greenhouse Gas Avoidance
SheerWeave 4000
SheerWeave 4100
SheerWeave 4400
Petroleum savings and greenhouse gas avoidance are approximate

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