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The Key Benefits of Commercial Window Tinting

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Commercial window tinting is one of the most affordable ways to upgrade windows and glass doors in office buildings, hospitals, schools, hotels, and other commercial, government, and service-related facilities. Quality window film not only enhances the appearance of windows, but can significantly improve energy efficiency, resulting in long-term savings. The U.S. Department of Energy considers window film a top-tier technology …

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5 Tips for Improving Office Ergonomics

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October is Office Ergonomics Month. While this observance may not be one to celebrate, it certainly deserves attention. With the amount of time that most professionals spend sitting at a computer, the quality of the environment can significantly impact our health and overall wellbeing. Before diving into how you can improve your office ergonomics, let’s first clarify what it means. …

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Now Offering Window Treatments Through Our Partner Specialty Drapery

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The Solar Film family has grown again! This time, we’re expanding in the form of a partnership. We have acquired the longtime locally Richmond-owned window treatment company Specialty Drapery. Why Window Treatments? You may be wondering why we chose to partner with a business that could be viewed as a competitor to Solar Film. We even wrote a blog a …

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Consider Window Film as an Alternative to Replacing Your Windows

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Homeowners often become frustrated at the amount of heat transfer that occurs through their windows. Whether it’s intense sunlight penetrating through the glass during summer or heat escaping through the panes during the winter months, it’s no secret that windows don’t inherently have great insulating properties. This creates discomfort and sky-high energy bills. Older homes with original windows experience this …

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Solar Film Welcomes Doug Pasquinelli to the Team!

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The Solar Film family grew recently! Please join us in welcoming Doug Pasquinelli as our new Account Manager. As with every member of Solar Film, Doug has an exceptional ability to bring value to his clients. So why did we choose Doug? And more importantly, why did Doug choose Solar Film? Why Doug Pasquinelli? Doug has a rich background in sales …

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Debunking the Most Common Window Film Myths

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After being in the window film industry for over 35 years, we’ve heard it all. There are many misconceptions about window tinting, so we’d like to address several of the most common window film myths we have heard. Window Film Myths Myth #1: Window Film will make my windows look dark We’ve all seen the sports car with practically opaque …

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How Architects Spec in Materials Like Window Film

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Architects hold a lot of power when it comes to the appearance, safety, and sustainability of the world around us. Everything from the layout of a new office building to the materials with which buildings are constructed is in the hands of architects. But what influences the process for how an architect specs in materials? It usually comes down to …

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A Valuable Partnership: Window Tinting for Glass Companies

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We typically talk about our clients being either home owners or commercial property owners. While this holds true for the end users of our window film product, sometimes a window film’s installation journey involves another stakeholder. At Solar Film, we love partnering with glass companies. They speak our language and have largely the same customer base as us. In this …