Posts by Category : Home Tint

Stratford County Jail decided to not only tint the 37 windows facing the sun, but the entire 164 windows of the complex.  The reason isn’t for solar rejection and energy efficiency, but rather jail inmates have displayed lewd behavior from inside their jail cells whether intentionally or unintentionally.   Apparently, jailed inmates need their privacy as well.

More details in the Foster’s Daily news article.

Those of you with homes that belong to Home Owners Associations (HOA) already know what HOA’s are for.  On the positive side, HOA rules and regulations help a community like uniformly clean and well-maintained; however, some HOA may be too restrictive and prevent homeowners from even re-painting their home to a different color.

In many communities, the installation of energy-efficient add-ons to a home like solar panels or window tint have been rejected on aesthetic grounds.  This means that the HOA

An article with excellent energy-saving tips on how a woman in Jacksonville Florida cut her energy bills by half, even during the summer.  Some of the tips mentioned in the article include:

Replacing light bulbs with compact flourescent bulbs
Making doors and windows airtight
Raising the AC temperature to 74 degrees
Use more ceiling and floor fans

Additional tips suggested included:

Use a programmable thermometer so your AC is not running when nobody is at  home
Install window tint on your windows to reject heat even

Came across this article highlighting the beauty of window tint as well as free advertising for Auto Lovers Tinting in Hudson Valley NY.  The article says:

I’ve written before about window tint and the difference between what is legal and what isn’t, but looking at some imports at the K104.7 Xtreme Rides show and the ones that were at the Rhinebeck Car Show, I realized that window tint is what makes the car. Not only does it protect your interior

More evidence of adoption of window film at European educational institutions.  An excerpt from the article.

Many believe that closing blinds is a solution – but this does not stop the direct heat from entering the building – it just slows down the time it takes to permeate around. The educational sector contributes approximately 15% of the carbon emissions from the public sector as a whole, which is one reason why Ed Balls appointed a Task Force to look into

Nice to see a great writeup on window tint being used by european soccer teams that walks through window film conception, history, and how it fits into the overall green initiatives taking place across the world.

Ironically the window film industry has been banging this drum for some time. Their argument is that it makes no sense to allow the heat into the building only to have to cool it down. Particularly as modern solar control window films allow high