Rainier proudly features time tested, dependable motors and controls manufactured by Somfy in our shade products. Somfy is the world leader in tubular motor technology.

Homeowners who purchase a motorized shade system are more satisfied with their purchase than those who opt for a manual system with a hand crank. Remote control technology makes using your shade system more convenient, and you will be less likely to experience damage (for example, leaving your awning out in bad weather, or rolling up your screen fabric the wrong direction.)

In addition to reliable motors and remote controls, Somfy offers a variety of options to make using your shade system easier, safer, and more convenient.

  • Somfy's wireless sun sensor is powered with an integrated solar cell to automatically lower your awning based on the sun’s intensity. Its wireless and compact design makes it an easy addition to any awning, and can create a comfortable space for you to enjoy any time.
  • A solar motor can be mounted directly onto an awning or screen, converting the sun’s energy into electrical power. The harnessed power is stored in a special Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) battery which powers your system. Resulting in a maintenance-free and environmentally friendly alternative to keep your electrical bill down!
  • Somfy's myLink device allows you to operate your awnings or screens using a convenient app on your smartphone! Control your shade system whether you're home or away, or you can schedule a program so your awning cools your deck every afternoon just in time for you to arrive home from work and enjoy some time outdoors.
  • Somfy myLink is now compatible with

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