Department of Energy Discusses Window Film’s Energy Saving Benefits

Department of Energy Discusses Window Film's Energy Saving Benefits - Window Tinting San Francisco Bay Area of California

In an article on the Department of Energy website Energy.Gov, they published an article entitled Energy Efficient Window Attachments in which they discuss the energy saving benefits of several window covering technologies. They included window films in the list and had some very positive things to say about the energy saving benefits they provide. The article states: “Window films help block against solar heat gain and protect against glare and ultraviolet exposure…They can be useful …

Sun Caused Fading Protection for Floors & Furnishings in San Francisco, California

Sun Caused Fading Protection for Floors & Furnishings in San Francisco, California - Window Film Services in San Francisco, California

Furnishing a home can be expensive. From flooring to furnishings, the costs can add up quick. With so much invested, doesn’t it make sense to take steps to protect that investment? While we all love open and airy homes with lots of windows, the biggest threat to your floors and furnishings can be right outside those same windows; the Sun. The sun is one of the primary causes of fading floors and furnishings. Most people …

School Safety in San Francisco, California – Is Your Child’s School Safe?

School Safety in San Francisco, California - Is Your Child's School Safe? - School Security and Student Safety in San Francisco Area Schools

We unfortunately live in a time when school safety is a concern. School building security and student safety is on many parent’s mind. In that context, we wanted to share an article about school safety and how security window film can be part of an overall solution to keep kids safe. This article was in Business Insider and is titled “Here are the best ways to protect schools, workplaces, and ourselves from active shooters.” The …

Three Design Uses for Home Window Film from This Old House Magazine

Three Design Uses for Home Window Film from This Old House Magazine - San Francisco and the Bay Area, California

We came across an article recently from This Old House Magazine that was titled “12 Surprising Design Uses for Window Film and Appliqués“. From the article, we wanted to share our four favorite design uses for home window film that you might be interested in. Mimic the Look of Etched Glass Acid-etched glass—which became popular in the mid-1800s as a way to shield bar patrons from view—elevates a plain front door. While actually acid etching …

Reduce Operating Costs and Adopt Green Building Tech in San Francisco

Reduce Operating Costs and Adopt Green Building Tech in San Francisco, California

We recently came across an article on Ecopreneurist that discusses how window film can be part of your business embracing green building technology to cut business costs while going green. Most business and building owners would like to adopt green building strategies as it is beneficial for the environment, but the cost of many of these technologies are often prohibitive when taking the bottom line into consideration. This is what makes commercial window film so …

Three Ways Window Film Can Improve Facility Operations in San Francisco

Three Ways Window Film Can Improve Facility Operations in San Francisco - Commercial Window Tinting in the San Francisco Bay Area

With so many people showing an interest in improving the energy efficiency and facility operations of their spaces, we thought you might find this article interesting. This article was posted in FacilitiesNet about the three ways that window film can improve facility operations. To summarize, the three ways are as follows: Reduces Energy Costs: When window film is installed, the stress on the HVAC system is greatly reduced. Film keeps the cool air inside during …

Here Comes the Sun San Francisco! Home Window Films Make it Alright!

Here Comes the Sun San Francisco! Home Window Films Make it Alright!

Hopefully the title of this article has The Beatles tune playing in the back of your head. That is what I was thinking about when I sat down to write this article. Summer is coming, and with it, we have the long daylight hours with plenty of sun. While most of us look forward to this time of the year, and all the fun things that it brings, that extra sun can also play havoc …