French Canopies are the  Arch shaped canopies used on windows . Initially it was designed for windows, the application of french canopies is now used extensively even as Entrance canopies . The Dutch Cap awnings provide excellent balance of Solar control combined with Visual control , providing just the right amount of privacy and natural light inside a room . The solar protection benefits go upto 77% protection and Energy savings upto 30% if used on all East and West facing windows.