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We deliver turnkey solutions for all retractable systems, retractable roofs and pergolas.

Retractable System division of RA Engineering (RAE) is a dedicated team of design experts, engineers, and construction managers with more than 15 years of experience in delivering retractable systems, roofs, pergolas for commercial and institutional applications across North America.  Our systems are fully customized to meet your asthetic, performance, durability and application needs.  We partner with industry leading retractable system OEMs such as ShadeFX ( to deliver turnkey projects where RAE act as one stop shop for complete systems of your choice.  Our systems are proven to be creative and innovatively designed and engineered to create unforgettable user experience and make your facility/venue stand out from the rest.We have successfully completed such projects in Washington DC, New York, Michigan and Florida and many more are being constructed at this time.

We collaboratively work with the facility design team or project architects to understand the expectations and provide conceptual designs and full proposal for a turnkey project delivery.  RAE will obtain all approvals and permits from local building department and other approval agencies. Our clients know the full project cost and schedule before starting the project and RAE will deliver the project exactly as planned. 

A typical retractable system will consist of a fully automatic of manual retractable system itself, controls, structure (steel or aluminum) holding the retractable system,foundations or connections, drainage system, heaters, curtains, lighting, decorations and other components as required.  The following are typical steps we take when delivering a typical retractable system:

  • Information gathering, conceptual design and full proposal for turnkey delivery
  • Contract and agreements in place.  Project kick-start
  • Schematic design, coordination with design team/architects and obtaining approval in principle from the client and relevant approval agencies
  • Detailed engineering and securing full approval prior to manufacturing and fabrication
  • Manufacturing and fabrication of various components
  • Factory acceptance testing prior to shipment
  • Site preparation and mobilization
  • Construction, installation and testing
  • Commissioning and operator training
  • Warranty support
  • Maintenance support