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Beat the Summer Heat with Climate Control Window Film

The last thing you want after doing arduous yard work, running with the dog, or lying out by the pool is coming inside to a stifling hot house. Summer sure brings the heat in Richmond, Williamsburg, and the Northern Neck. Are you and your HVAC unit ready for it? A solution for staying cool this summer that you may not …

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

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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Reduce Energy Costs with Window Films

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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Peak Cooling Load Problem Solved by Prestige Series

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 …

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Thinsulate: The climate control solution

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, 30% of all energy used to heat and cool homes goes out the window. What a waste! With Solar Film’s climate control solution, you save money on your energy bills and maintain a comfortable temperature in your home year-round. 3M™ Residential Climate Control Solution Solar Film uses 3M™’s premium quality window film called …