When budget is a concern, professionally installed window film is a cost-effective way to improve energy efficiency of a home or commercial space. Confidence in the performance of window film has risen due to the major leaps in innovations that have taken place in recent years. Gone are the days of basic car window tint, the future lays with high performance window film that is barely detectable on glass. These films can be retrofitted to nearly any existing window for better performance-a more cost-effective way than window replacement.
Here’s how window film can be an improvement to any home and commercial space:
Reduce Cooling Costs by up to 50%
The EPA Energy Star Buildings Manual has found that approximately half of a home’s utility bills are wasted by loss of heat and heat gain through untreated windows. This is an opportunity to experience the energy efficiency power of window film which can help you save up to 50% on cooling costs. The film acts as a thin, virtually invisible addition to existing windows for ultimate performance.
Minimize Hot Spots and Irritating Glare
An abundance of natural sunlight makes a home beautiful, so open your blinds, shades or draperies to light up the room. Window film reduces glare by 87% which makes your home more comfortable for activities like watching TV or working on a computer. Window films are made with ultra-clear, distortion-free materials that are nearly invisible on existing glass.
Protect Fabrics and Furnishings from Fading
Fabrics, furnishings, and artwork are prone to fading with consistent daylight exposure from an untreated window. Professionally installed window film will block up to 99.9% of all UVA and UVB rays which prolongs the life of interior fixtures and protects the occupants of the space.
Temperature Control Across a Space
Window film uses film that reduces heat gain coming through the glass in hot areas which eliminates hot and cold spots across a room. A more balanced temperature not only ensure the comfort of occupants but also reduces the load on the air conditioning system.
Cost Effective Alternative to Window Replacement
Did you know that professional installation of window film is about one-tenth the cost of replacement windows? It must be noted that window film cannot replace damaged or deteriorating windows but provides a cost-effective alternative to upgrading the energy efficiency of sound windows.
Contact Solar Tint today if you have questions about how window film can improve the energy efficiency of a home or a commercial space at a fraction of the cost. Call Solar Tint at (513) 829-8818 in Cincinnati, at (614) 721-0175 in Columbus, at (937) 310-7627 in Dayton or at (859) 746-1000 in Kentucky to schedule a free, no obligation consultation and estimate.