Weather-proof Retractable Awning - The Gennius

Patio Retractable Cover - Country Club

Country Club with Additional Protected Outdoor Seating

Not just for commercial applications anymore - also available for residential use.

The Gennius is designed to improve and expand your outdoor dining space. Complete with rain management system, this retractable fabric shade structure combines the beauty of a pergola with the flexibility of a retractable awning; yet is durable enough to withstand inclement weather. . . . It's Pure Gennius! 

Create or complement any location without the construction costs of a permanent structure.


This Pergola Awning protects against the sun, rain and wind with the touch of a button, or enjoy a beautiful day if you prefer.


With optional retractable solar screens, you can completely enclose the sides for additional weather protection.

The Gennius at Home

Waterproof patio cover on home



Technical Information

Certification EN 13561 - Class 3 
Gennius L1 model exceeds class 10 on Beaufort Scale in all configurations and sizes.

Maximum Width 42' 8"  with one single fabric. 
One single bay (two guide rails) can span up to 14' 9" wide. (wider on shorter projections)
Combine multiple bays for wider widths and multiple Gennius' for unlimited widths.

Maximum Projection Up to 29' 6" depending on model type
Operation Manual crank operated (single bay only) or 110v plug-in or hardwire motor
Hood Aluminum hood protects fabric when retracted.  Finished with Kinar 500 paint, with a sound-deadening low density polyethylene core.
Surface Coating, Frame, Finish (Aluminum Models) Rust proof T6061-T6 tempered aluminum alloy framework available in White, Sand and Charcoal Qualicoat powder coated frame colors.  Custom RAL matching available (up charge). 
Surface Coating, Frame, Finish
(Wood Models)
Laminated Norway Spruce. 
Available stained with dark or light Mahogany, Anthracite (black) and White.
Fabric Naizil brand, PS Cover fabrics are self extinguishing; flame retardant compliant with the California State Fire Marshall's Code Section 13115.  Available in 100% UV blocking White, Sand and Ivory; or light filtering Gray, Forrest Green or Brick.  Other fabrics available (up charge). 
Options Perimeter drop shades.
Integrated LED Lighting and Audio
"Fabric swag" layer on underside of cover for softer feel.
Warranty Aluminum Framework:  Limited Lifetime
Wood Framework:  (TBD)
Fabric (Naizil PS) :  6 years
Motor and Electronics:  5 years