The secret is out! Window tinting is not only for office buildings; it is also for homes. Combine 60% heat rejection, 90% glare reduction, and 99% UV protection for an unbeatable combination. Save on summer cooling costs and also improve your health and standard of living with window film.
There is a fairly lively discussion currently going on between the efficiency of window film versus low – E glass windows. Consumers are starting to consider the choice between the two and which will be most efficient as far as the needs for keeping energy costs under control.
Energy is becoming an expense consideration, whether it is a residence or a commercial building. The US Department of Energy estimates that inefficient windows result in as much as 35% of the
Some of America’s most historic buildings are being retrofitted to become the most energy efficient and sustainable buildings in the country. New York’s iconic Empire State Building recently insulated 6,514 windows by adding a layer of energy management film between re-conditioned window panes. A California based company, Serious Materials, was able to transform 90% of the building’s existing windows just through retrofitting.
Window films can be the ideal choice for retrofitting older commercial buildings by helping to balance energy savings
The march of time does more than simply slow a person down. As a person matures with age vision can become a problem. Cataracts forming over the lens of the eye can cause vision to become cloudy and require surgery for these obstacles to be removed. Ultraviolet light is a primary culprit in the formation of cataracts, and senior citizens are advised to have sunglasses with them when they go outdoors to obstruct these damaging rays. It’s all part
Window film always has had a reputation for being an energy-efficient addition to the decor of any home. Its value as a means of blocking ultraviolet rays and protecting eyes has also been touted by optometrists and other doctors. Window film has artistic value to it. Its colors and shapes can add eye catching detail to ordinary window glass. Window film in the form of geometric figures can create arresting pieces of visual artistic display.
Geometry is no stranger to the
How do we expose a generation brought up on video games and sophisticated special effects to a home of the future that is optimistic, eco-friendly and viable? We can look to the past to see how well our parents predicted homes of the future.
A syndicated news article released in 1954 extolled the virtues of the “house of the future,” featuring such oddities as nickel size gas burners, refrigerators that preserved food through gamma radiation instead of cold temperature, wireless electric
It is a tough business world and companies have to compete for the attention of the consuming public. This can result in an awful lot of money spent on media advertisements and promotions to draw the eye. A small business may not have an awful lot of capital to spend on television exposure but that doesn’t mean it can’t get notice. A way to broadcast corporate logos is to use window film.
This can be a very good marketing device.
“Assailants fired over sixty rounds of 7.39 ammunition from AK 47’s. Not a single bullet penetrated the ballistic glass windows of the BMW. CEO Meyers, his wife, children, and driver escaped unharmed.” Such headlines are sadly becoming more common place, but have you ever wondered just how glass can stop a speeding bullet?
Whether carjacking, kidnapping, or terrorist attack, for many the world is becoming a more dangerous place. Unprovoked and unexpected assault can happen anywhere. Potential targets are business and
Early blooming bulbs and the resilient chirping Robin are the early harbingers of spring- welcome reminders that the cold winter won’t last forever. The New Year begins with most consumers relieved to place holiday excesses behind them while they focus on higher utility bills, looming income tax payments and daily doses of chilly weather. There are those wonderfully organized individuals who use this limbo period to assess the needs of their residences and address ways to make their homes run
It is the architecture of universities which often defines their presence within a community, reflecting leadership in thought and progressive ideology. Many universities are leading the way to showcase buildings which promote energy efficiency and conservation of resources while still providing stunning architectural detail. The days of staid and stuffy campus structures covered in ivy are falling away to updated versions which more closely reflect our times.
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) was developed by the U.S.
The majority of smash and grab type crimes happen through either glass doors or windows of homes, offices, and retail stores. Within a matter of minutes valuable possessions are gone. There are ways to help protect windows and doors to prevent these unwanted entries. One such alternative also affords additional benefits by improving window energy efficiency.
There are many common sense tips for securing your home against intruders and most of them are easy fixes or simple maintenance. Implementing some