Many people look forward to the summer season because it brings more quality time with family and a general sense of leisure. But as we know, the warm weather of May and June inevitably gives way to the stifling heat of July and August.
Are you dreading the exorbitant utility bills from trying to keep your home or office space cool? Then window film may be a savvy investment as summer 2018 approaches.
Window films increase energy efficiency, resulting in savings.
Window film is a transparent adhesive layer applied to your windows. It prevents the sun’s heat from passing through the glass and into your home or office. Window film can provide heat rejection without any impact on the clarity of your windows. So, unlike blinds and drapes, you won’t have to sacrifice the view.
3M Sun Control Window Films are regarded as some of the best energy efficient window films on the market. 3M films can reduce incoming heat from the sun up to 66 percent. By blocking the sun’s heat, sun control window films helps to maintain a more comfortable environment It also decreases the runtime for air conditioning units or central air.
This, in turn, provides major cost savings. By cutting down on the total amount of energy used, you save money on your monthly utility bill. And by reducing A/C demand, you save money by extending the life of your HVAC system.
Window films also conserve energy in the winter
With 3M Sun Control Window Films, your energy savings is not confined to the summer months. You’ll also increase your building’s energy efficiency during the winter. Window film insulates your windows year round. In fact, the insulating impact of window film is comparable to that of adding another pane of glass to your windows. It’s also much cheaper to accomplish. With window film, you’ll experience the comfort of a consistent indoor temperature every month.
Additional benefits of sun control window film
Energy efficiency isn’t the only benefit of sun control window film that you’ll enjoy. By blocking incoming heat and UV rays from the sun, window films extend the life of furnishings and floors. Window films also cut glare and reduce eye discomfort that can result from the sun’s bright light.
Window film – a smart investment this summer
Based on an Energy Analysis completed by CONSOL Energy, energy savings from window films applied in homes and offices result in potential paybacks in less than 3 years. By investing in window film for your home or office you will conserve energy, save money, stay comfortable, and enjoy the view. What more could you want from your windows?
Doyle Window Tinting is the largest 3M window film dealer in the Delaware Valley. We are proud to provide our clients in the residential, commercial and government markets with window film products that meet their needs and exceed their expectations. To learn more about how window film can increase the energy efficiency of your home or office, or schedule an appointment for a free estimate, give us a call today or get in touch using our contact form.