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  1. Comparing Window Film and Window Shades

    May 20, 2014 | 2 comments

    Sunlight can be extremely valuable for improving health and productivity. But if the sun’s UV rays are not controlled, they can cause damage to skin, floors and furniture, artwork, wallcoverings, and display merchandise.

    Window film is a viable option for controlling UV rays, but it certainly isn’t the only option. How does window film stack up when compared to the most obvious sun-blocking alternative: window shades and blinds? (more…)

  2. Comparing Standard and Low-E Window Film

    March 25, 2014 | 0 comments

    Your commercial building’s windows significantly impact energy efficiency. But you don’t have to take our word for it. The U.S. Department of Energy says that inefficient windows are to blame for 25% to 35% of wasted energy. And the California Energy Commission estimates that around 40% of a building’s cooling requirements are due to solar heat gain through windows. (more…)

  3. A Clear Solution for Energy Savings–EnerLogic Window Film

    February 28, 2012 | 2 comments

    Typically about one-third of a building’s annual heating and cooling costs are directly related to window performance. In the past, improving year-round window performance meant committing to costly window replacement. But now Solutia has developed EnerLogic, a series of window films that provide the most advanced glass insulation technology on the market. Not only does EnerLogic window film help keep heat out during the summer (just like conventional window film), it is the only window film that helps keep radiant heat inside during the winter. (more…)

  4. Low E Window Film Explained in Under 2 Minutes

    September 21, 2011 | 4 comments

    When it comes to year-round temperature control, the first concern that comes to mind for property owners is budget. Making the final buying decision on products, such as commercial window film, that impact temperature control can be difficult. However, with the introduction of low-emissivity (low e) window film, the decision should be more clear-cut, as low e films help provide energy savings in both warm and cold weather months. Here is a quick explanation of how low e window film works and a few reasons to consider investing in it. (more…)