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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.

An new report about legal window tint in Texas inspired some words of advice and thoughts.

The new law ,which goes into effect in September, says front window tint can be no lower then 35. “The lower the number the darker the tint,” explains Smith.

Often times, buyers of tint assumes that since the law requires 35 or above, they purchase 35 or above window tint.  Unfortunately, this is not exactly the case.  The glass itself also naturally reduces the amount

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

TAMPA – A Tampa woman poured gasoline in front of and around the side of an occupied business and threw a lighter on the gas before fleeing Monday afternoon, Tampa police say.

The incident occurred outside a window tinting business at 2604 N. 22nd St.

Cynthia L. Williams, 54, of Tampa, argued with a person about Williams “soliciting money for crack cocaine on his property,” a Tampa police arrest report states. “The defendant left but returned with a one gallon container of

With the unveiling of a new global logo and website, Sunprotech is reaching beyond its traditional market to appeal to discerning owners who are looking for the best in quality and comfort.  Full press release.

V-KOOL® International is pleased to announce the appointment of a new area franchisee in Metro Manila, Philippines, as part of IQue franchisees worldwide expansion plans.  With a population of about 90 million people on an archipelago of some seven thousand islands, the Philippines government

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

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