• An energy saving window film for all seasons

    February 10, 2017
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    An energy saving window film for all seasons

    As much as 30 per cent of all the heating and cooling energy used in homes and commercial buildings is due to heat lost or gained through windows.

    An energy saving window film for all seasons

    As much as 30 per cent of all the heating and cooling energy used in homes and commercial buildings is due to heat lost or gained through windows.

    An energy saving window film for all seasons

    As much as 30 per cent of all the heating and cooling energy used in homes and commercial buildings is due to heat lost or gained through windows.

    • Governors Residence Minnesota

      Letting sun in and heat out of windows not only pushes up energy consumption and creates more CO² emissions, but increases heating and air conditioning costs too.

      3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film Climate Control Series is simple to apply and combines insulation properties with sun control technology in a unique construction.

      This two pronged attack on energy consumption rejects heat and blocks harmful UV rays in warm weather and protects against heat loss in cold weather by reflecting more interior heat back into the room and reducing cold drafts near windows.

      The film delivers year round energy savings and has a neutral appearance that doesn’t change the look of a home or building. It also provides additional safety and security against attempted break-ins and extreme weather conditions.

      The Governor’s Tudor style residence in Minnesota, USA, is on the National Register of Historic Places, meaning that the look and feel of the building has to be preserved. When a state law mandating greater energy efficiency in government-owned buildings was introduced, this presented an interesting challenge that was solved by applying 3M Thinsulate window film to the building’s single-pane windows.

      As well as reducing energy consumption, the film blocks UV rays that could harm the building’s historical artifacts.

      Said Gemma Byers, digital marketing specialist for Electronics and Energy: “As well as delivering significant energy savings, Thinsulate window film doesn’t change the appearance of a building and is simple to apply retrospectively, so we are confident that it will prove a popular solution for a wide range of buildings, both modern and historic.”



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