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Explore the Benefits of Photochromic Film for Your Home or Commercial Space

In Glare Reduction, Temperature Control, UV Protection by Solar Film

You’ve probably seen those commercials from the 1990s where someone wearing eyeglasses steps outside and their lenses darken to become sunglasses. There is also a window film that works the same as these glasses lenses. When photochromic film (PCF) is exposed to increased UV radiation, the chemical compounds which comprise the film undergo a photochemical reaction. This reaction reverses when …

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The 4 Staples of Solar Film

In Glare Reduction, Temperature Control, UV Protection by Solar Film

Window film is a very versatile product. From school safety to improving energy efficiency, it provides solutions for a wide variety of applications. Many of the most common reasons why homeowners and business owners reach out to us are solar-related issues. These issues include sweltering temperatures, UV fading, and irritating glare.  This blog article highlights four applications where you’ll see …

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Improve Workplace Comfort & Productivity with Glare Reduction Window Film

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Whether you’re a front desk receptionist or the CEO in the corner office with floor to ceiling windows, you’ve experienced the discomfort of glare. This glare is cast across computer screens and across the window itself, decreasing screen visibility and inhibiting your view. At Solar Film, many of our clients approach us to help with this problem. In this article, we’ll …

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Outsmart the Sun with 3M™’s Prestige Series Window Film

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The Prestige Series of 3M™ window films combines the benefits of several other 3M™ window tint varieties, including temperature control, UV protection, and glare reduction. There is also a version of the 3M™ Scotchshield™ Safety & Security window films in the Prestige series. Benefits of 3M’s Prestige Series Window Film Combining the characteristics of several product lines in a single window film …

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Peak Cooling Load Problem Solved by Prestige Series

In Glare Reduction, Temperature Control by Solar Film

What is a peak cooling load? The peak cooling load is the maximum amount of heat that must be removed to maintain the desired indoor temperature of a building. Advanced software calculates a building’s peak cooling load based on the direction its windows are facing, the angle at which the sun’s rays hit the building’s windows depending on the time …