Home Retractable Awnings

Motorise your awning and outdoor blinds

Price on Application

Add a motor to your new or existing awning or outdoor blinds, for ease of use and peace of mind


Retractable Awnings


Motorise your awning and your home

Motorise your awning and outdoor blinds and make your life easy - simply press the button.

As Somfy Automation Specialists, we recommend, support, supply and install quality Somfy motors into retractable roof systems, retractable awnings and outdoor blinds. 

Somfy products are synonymous with innovation, excellent quality, safety and durability.  Each product is extensively tested to ensure it conforms with national and international standards before it leaves the factory. All Somfy motors, controls and sensors carry a 5 year warranty.


New Look Somfy Remotes - Situo

The new look Somfy remotes arrive just in time for the 2016/17 summer season, with four colours - including the pure, gold, silver and rose gold.  And available in one, two and five channel options.  
Same great product, looking even better!

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For more information on the Somfy remotes, download the brochure here.


Your insurance policy - the Somfy Eolis 3D motion sensor

Team your motor with a 3D motion sensor, which will detect movement up and down, side to side and in and out.  The Somfy Eolis 3D motion sensor with retract your awning when the wind picks up, saving you any possible damage to your awning.  Available in white, black and silver, the Somfy Eolis sensor is discrete but effective!

This means peace of mind for you, knowing that if the wind picks up your awning will be protected.

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Somfy motors can be controlled by remote control or a wall mounted switch, and we can also offer a manual over ride motor. 

Manual over-ride motors are useful if you have intermittent power supply, the awning can be retracted via a crank handle if the power goes off when the awning is out.


CONNEXOON Home Automation System

The Somfy team have now introduced the Connexoon home automation system.

CONNEXOON  RTS is an intuitive, smart and playful app control solution designed to simplify your life.

The CONNEXOON unit is 3G and 4G compatible, so you can control it from anywhere using mobile data.  

CONNEXOON is operated by plugging in the unit and downloading the app, and away you go!
  • Control for up to 30 RTS channels per Connexoon from iOS and Android devices
  • 4 scenarios per Connexoon
  • 4 modes per Connexoon
  • 8 schedules per Connexoon
  • Automate window coverings with Scenes and Schedules
  • Supports Up/Down/Stop commands and incremental control (tilt/brightness)
  • Remote access via internet connection 
  • Ability to connect 4 smartphone devices
  • Compatible with entire range of RTS products
  • Voice control with third-party voice assistants Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant via IFTTT (If This, Then That) or direct connection (Google only)
  • Trigger scenes and schedules using voice commands or pre-set automations
Suitable to communicate with Somfy RTS motors in External screens, External Venetian blind, Projection screen, Window Openers, Internal blinds, Curtains, Home automation, Roller shutters, Awnings and Retractable roof systems. 
Pricing is available on application.  Please allow 5-10 working days for delivery from Australia. Call us on 09 570 6353 or order at customerservice@coolawnings.co.nz


Alpha Motor Options

The Alpha motor is an affordable range of motors that come with great reliability.  Available in remote control and with an optional 3D motion sensor, the Alpha motor is another excellent option for a basic motor.  

The Alpha motor has a 2 year warranty. We have been using the Alpha motor range successfully in New Zealand since 2002.



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