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  1. Window Film: DIY & Professional Installation

    June 24, 2014 | 2 comments

    While do-it-yourself (DIY) window film might be a good option for residential applications if a homeowner is particularly handy and patient, it’s best to let the pros install window film on commercial buildings.
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  2. Eastman Wins Big in ENERGY STAR Competition

    May 6, 2014 | 0 comments

    We like to offer helpful information to our blog readers about green commercial buildings, energy management, and programs like ENERGY STAR that protect the environment through superior energy-efficiency measures.

    But we also heed our own advice: Here at Eastman Chemical Company (parent company of Vista Window Film), we take green buildings seriously; we make energy-efficiency improvements that lower the environmental impact of our facilities. (more…)


  3. 2013 National Dealer of the Year

    February 27, 2014 | 0 comments

    We are proud to announce Mike Wanke as the 2013 VistaTM National Dealer of the Year. Mike joined us this past weekend in Scottsdale at our Annual Vista Dealer Conference where he accepted his award.

    He started tinting cars in college to make a few extra dollars and opened his business in 1986 focusing on offering quality automotive installations. Mike quickly realized that the architectural market was where he wanted to be. He saw the opportunity in (more…)


  4. Eastman Wins Best in Biz Gold Award

    December 10, 2013 | 0 comments

    Our organization works hard to educate building owners and facilities professionals about ways to meet green goals, strengthen building performance, and invest in sustainability and energy-efficiency initiatives (including Eastman Chemical Company’s own low-e window film). But we don’t often stop to recognize the green efforts of our company as a whole. (more…)


  5. Window Film Benefits and Rebates for Homeowners

    October 4, 2013 | 2 comments

    Because window film can bring impressive utility bill and energy savings to homeowners all year long, the fall and winter months are a great time to purchase and install EnerLogic®. Unlike traditional window film, this high-performance green product also helps lower monthly heating bills.

    Most residential window films block solar energy and reduce solar heat gain during the summer, but don’t (more…)


  6. Window Film Makes Environmental Difference

    June 11, 2013 | 0 comments

    How much of a difference does window film really make when it comes to saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions? A very big difference, according to new data. (more…)


  7. Eastman Partners with Skin Cancer Foundation

    May 21, 2013 | 0 comments

    The sun offers many benefits, such as increased productivity and reduced reliance on electric lighting; but the sun’s UV rays can also damage skin and building assets if they’re not controlled.

    UV rays can penetrate windows in commercial buildings, homes and automobiles, which exposes occupants to radiation. This exposure is cumulative, so the total damage an occupant receives is directly related to how often they’re exposed to UV rays.

    According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, UV radiation wavelengths are classified as (more…)


  8. EnerLogic Window Film Awarded for Technology Innovation

    April 23, 2013 | 0 comments

    The Association of International Metallizers, Coaters, and Laminators (AIMCAL) recently announced its Technology of the Year award winners, including EnerLogic VEP35 low-e window film.

    This prestigious award is given to a significant new technology that impacts the converting industry or consuming market, and stands out among industry innovations and advances. Vista’s EnerLogic VEP35 low-e window film earned the Technology of the Year award in the (more…)


  9. Eastman Recognized for Energy-Efficiency Efforts

    March 13, 2013 | 0 comments

    Every year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) honor organizations that are making exceptional progress in energy efficiency and energy management.

    Named as ENERGY STAR Partners of the Year, these manufacturers, retailers, utilities, builders, and buildings are dedicated to making informed decisions that are good for the environment. Out of the nearly 20,000 partners (more…)


  10. Window Film Tax Credit Extended through 2013

    February 5, 2013 | 1 comment

    Saving money and energy just got a little easier for homeowners. As part of the Fiscal Cliff Legislation, a window film tax credit is being offered for residential structures. The tax credit is a credit for 10 percent of total window film materials cost, with a maximum total credit of $500. The window film tax credit is (more…)