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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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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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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 …

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Give Your Sunroom a Makeover With These 5 Simple Upgrades

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

Sunrooms are often the favorite room in a house. With expansive windows displaying views of the outdoors, sunrooms help us feel connected to nature while still enjoying the comforts of the indoors. Does your sunroom need a makeover? Try these five sunroom makeover tips to start making the most of your space. 1 – Add a Water Feature Bring elements …

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Reduce Energy Costs with Window Films

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

After analyzing every aspect of home or small business ownership (or so you think), you decide that your budget allows for the purchase of a home or commercial space. You work out a great financing option, and the biggest worry on your mind is what color to paint the walls — until you receive your first energy bill in the …

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Increase Comfort & Boost Energy Savings with Thinsulate Window Film

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

Did you know that the same window film that keeps your space cool in the summer also prevents heat from escaping through your windows during winter? 3M Thinsulate window film works year-round to bring you increased comfort and energy savings. This unique film offers virtually invisible insulation for your home or commercial space to keep occupants warm without driving up …

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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 …