Category Archives: Window Film

Economical Savings are Easy to Obtain

Commercial window film often referred to as commercial window tinting is one of the simplest, cost effective and economical ways of reducing energy cost. It also increases comfort, protects interiors and helps protect people from harmful UV rays.

There is a film for almost every type of glazing system, clear, low-e and many others. We have films to create any look you desire from highly reflective films to films that are clear.

Did you know that energy cost represents 30% of a typical buildings annual budget and is the single largest operating cost? Many projects recover the cost of the window film in less than 3 years!

As if saving money and protecting the occupants of your building were not enough of an incentive to apply commercial window film to your building it can also qualify for up to 9 points toward LEED certification.

Request a free energy analysis using the DOE-2 analytics to estimate savings from the application of solar control window film. Call or email and let’s get started on the path to energy savings.

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“Quakesmart”

I had the privilege of attending an earthquake preparedness seminar today at the University of Memphis. I learned many things about earthquakes and their causes my biggest take away was this. On top of all the destruction a major earthquake would create is the unbelievable amount of business interruption that such an event will produce. Some numbers that were given to today are  staggering for what we will experience when a major seismic event occurs. These statistics  show the effect on small and mid size businesses. Immediate effect after a major earthquake 40% of small businesses  won’t reopen, one year later 25% more small businesses will close and after 3 years 75% of businesses without a business continuity plan will fail. The average daily loss of a small business that closes due to disaster $3,000.00 medium sized business $23,000.00. Why is this important you may ask well consider these numbers small businesses account for 99% of all companies and employ 50% of all private sector employees. There are steps that can be taken to protect employees and property as well as equipment and inventory to help business continue. I will not even attempt to cover what you could do for your business contingency plan. But there are groups you can join that will help you with this process one of these is the Association of Contingency Planners. Also, October 20th is “Shakeout Day”  that can be of help follow the link below to learn more. I will tell you that there are many disasters that can befall your business earthquakes, wind events and man-made events to name some. In all these events one of the major sources of injuries and damage is flying glass. This is something we can help you with and we look forward to the opportunity of meeting with you and discussing the best option for your company to protect people and property by making your glass safer.

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She is safe because security film was applied.

Why Not?

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Yes that is the question, why not apply a product to glass that can cut the solar heat gain that pours through glass by upwards of 70%, UV rays by 99.9% and reduces glare by 80%? This product typically has an ROI of 3 years or less. So again I ask the question why not window film on the glass in your building? Of course the why not is the upfront cost. But consider that not only is the ROI attractive even after the payback period it keeps saving money for many years to come. Window film also makes your current tenants more comfortable helping to keep them in your building and the comfort provided can also help attract new tenants to fill empty office space. Yes new tenants, when a potential tenant walks into a space and they are not overwhelmed by excessive heat or light they do notice the comfort. Window film can also make the exterior of your building more attractive giving your building a uniform and modern look. Some other benefits that are rarely mentioned but should be listed are less wear and tear on the H VAC, film keeps your interior from excessive fading, several films can save on heat loss during the winter months and window film is a LEED product. With many choices of products that vary in color and light transmission we can find the one that will works best for your needs. So why are you waiting? Contact us today and let’s talk about the particulars of your window film project.

Reducing heat and glare with energy saving solar control window film.

Solar Control Window Film Application

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Why Not?

my profile picYes that is the question, why not apply a product to glass that can cut the solar heat gain that pours through glass by upwards of 70%, UV rays by 99.9% and reduces glare by 80%? This product typically has an ROI of 3 years or less. So again I ask the question why not window film on the glass in your building? Of course the why not is the upfront cost. But consider that not only is the ROI attractive even after the payback period it keeps saving money for many years to come. Window film also makes your current tenants more comfortable helping to keep them in your building and the comfort provided can also help attract new tenants to fill empty office space. Yes new tenants, when a potential tenant walks into a space and they are not overwhelmed by excessive heat or light they do notice the comfort. Window film can also make the exterior of your building more attractive giving your building a uniform and modern look. Some other benefits that are rarely mentioned but should be listed are less wear and tear on the H VAC, film keeps your interior from excessive fading, several films can save on heat loss during the winter months and window film is a LEED product. With many choices of products that vary in color and light transmission we can find the one that will works best for your needs. So why are you waiting? Contact us today and let’s talk about the particulars of your window film project.

Reducing heat and glare with energy saving solar control window film.

Solar Control Window Film Application

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