SOLAR WEST SOLARSCREEN COLOR CARD
All sunscreen colors come in 1%, 3% or 5% openness. The larger the number, the more open the fabric. For example, a black out fabric would be 0% open, and a screen door might be 25% open. Below are some examples where you might use various openness factors:
1% - Used for privacy, no view, lets some light through.
3% - Used for living area needing sun blocking for TV or Computer viewing. Provides nice view, some privacy.
5% - Used for living area needing less sun blocking, provides more view and less privacy.