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Certifications, Awards & Ratings

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Cradle to Cradle 

Heroal has achieved the Cradle to Cradle Certified® product certification at Silver level, and has received an internationally recognized proof of its use of environmentally safe, healthy and recyclable materials in its aluminum system solutions.

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Consumer Choice Award

For 17 straight years Ultra-Lite has won the Consumer Choice Award for Southern Alberta. We are honored to be part of the group of companies that offer the very best, every time.


UL GreenGuard Gold

Our products are tested against and meet the UL 2818 GreenGuard environmental standards. Rigorous testing and certifcation of our products ensure the highest level of quality. 



The Window Covering Manufacturers Association names Somfy’s new Set & Go Connect™ app, which simplifies installation and programming, as Best Technical Innovation for 2019.


UL Certified

Our products meet strict electrical standards and are certified to UL Standards. Contact us to inquire about our certification or to request a copy of our Certificate of Compliance.


Qualicoat Certified

Heroal products meet the Seaside Class 2 by Qualicoat Certifications. All products are fully rated to withstand the harsh environments of ocean vessels.

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GSB Premium Certified

Heroal is certified by the GSB International as a Premium Coater. Heroal has been given the 'Approved Premium Coater' quality seal for all of their aluminum profiles and products.


EN1627 Compliant

Manual Attack Resistance in accordance with EN 1627 are classified in RC1-6. Heroal is compliant and offers products, through Ultra-Lite, with the RC-2 rating.


International Green Award

Heroal was a finalist in the 2013 Besser-Lackieren Award Program for their contribution to environmentally friendly products. Heroal continues to strive for excellence in Green Energy and Products.


Commercial Integrator Award

Somfy has won the 2016 Commercial Integrator Best Award for their Sonesse ULTRA 50 DC motor which provides ultra-quiet and ultra-powerful performance for motorized shades.


Customer Appreciation

Somfy is the leading global manufacturer of tube motors with over 270 million users worldwide enjoying the more than 150 million motors being produced. Somfy is pleased to announce that, thanks to it's customers, have surpassed the 150 million motor milestone.


Green Good Design Award

For their realization of the AFI Vokovice project in Prague, heroal received the Green Good Design Award in 2019. The Green Good Design Award is among the Good Design Awards founded in 1950.


German Design Award

As a manufacturer of high-quality aluminium system solutions for building shells, heroal has received the German Design Award for 2020.

Made in Germany

All systems and components are certified according to ISO EN 9001 and are manufactured exclusively at German production sites.


At heroal, responsible use of resources is an essential part of the company philosophy. As a member of the AUF, up to 95% recycled aluminum is used in production.

Certifications: Features


As a partner of the burglary protection campaign

K-einbruch, heroal is taking steps to raise awareness of burglary protection. Our products are also certified by ift-Rosenheim up to resistance class RC 4.

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Innovation Award

The heroal VS Z EM was awarded the R+T Innovation Award 2021 Gold in the category "Textile Sun Protection". The external zip screen system with solar drive highlights its ease of installation from inside the building and the possibility of use in rental properties.

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Award CES 2021

Somfy is proud to take home the Residential Systems Pick Award for Sonesse® 30 WireFree™ Zigbee motor. Our newest motor offering is an innovative addition to our wirefree and battery-powered product line. Compatibility with the Zigbee 3.0 open protocol makes Somfy products more easily integrated into connected environments of all kinds.

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