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Enhance Your Space Without the Waste with 3M Window Film & Architectural Finishes

In Decorative, Privacy, Safety & Security, Temperature Control by Solar Film

With Earth Day around the corner on April 22nd, there’s no better time to consider our impact on the planet and its creatures. While we often think of recycling as the go-to eco-friendly solution, reusing existing materials can provide an even more sustainable option. 3M Window Film and Architectural Finishes allow you to refinish existing substrates for improved functionality or …

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Achieve ENERGY STAR & LEED Certifications with 3M Window Film

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

The concept of energy efficiency originated in the 1970s and continues to garner attention across multiple disciplines, including architecture, design, construction, facilities management, and more. Many companies have identified “green” goals and are working to minimize their environmental impact. Measuring these companies’ pursuits in reducing energy usage and lessening their carbon footprint requires tangible, objective metrics. Two of the most …

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A Welcome Distraction: Create a Safer Workplace with Distraction Markers

In Decorative, Privacy, Safety & Security by Solar Film

Although expansive glass walls, windows, and doors provide an open and airy workspace, the inherent transparency of glass poses safety challenges. Those unfamiliar with your space might mistakenly walk into a clear, vertical pane of glass. In addition to feeling embarrassed, the person may also suffer injury from the collision, posing a liability concern. How can you preserve the open-space …

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Client Spotlight: The Perfect Privacy Solution for the Richmond Common House

In Privacy by Solar Film

At 305 W. Broad Street in the Richmond Arts District, you’ll find the city’s newest co-working space and social club: The Common House. Co-founders Ben Pfinsgraff and Derek Sieg decided to replicate the success of their Charlottesville location in Virginia’s capital. This newly-renovated historic building opened its doors back in October, offering monthly memberships ranging from $50 for out-of-town members …

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Window Replacement or Window Film? Here’s What You Should Know

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

Poorly insulated windows dramatically affect the energy efficiency of homes and commercial spaces. In fact, according to the Cornell Cooperative Extension,¬†twenty times as much heat escapes¬†through a single-pane window as the same surface area on an adjacent wall. To combat the inefficiencies of older windows, many home and business owners consider window replacement. But does window replacement yield a positive …

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Reduce Property Damage, Theft, and Injury with Security Window Film

In Safety & Security by Solar Film

According to the FBI, nearly 7 million property crime offenses occurred in the United States in 2019, resulting in $15.8 billion in losses. With the additional financial strain that the pandemic has placed on small business owners, many companies could not withstand the setback of a break-in, heightening the importance of prevention. While we all hope our business never falls …

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Managing Glare Can Help Make Remote Work a Success

In Glare Reduction by Solar Film

Needless to say, the coronavirus has turned many aspects of our lives upside down. While COVID-19 has taxed the economy and many Americans’ mental health, not all repercussions of the pandemic are necessarily detrimental. One positive societal shift we’ve noticed at Solar Film is an increase in the number of people working from home. In fact, according to a study …

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How Window Film Reduces Wear & Tear on HVAC Systems

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

The coronavirus has been a catalyst for change throughout nearly every facet of our lives. From inspiring us to bake bread or try a new hobby, to canceling vacation plans and postponing momentous celebrations, COVID-19 has shaken our society to its core. In addition to lifestyle alterations, the pandemic has also impacted the way businesses operate. Companies have been forced …