Reduce Home Energy Usage With These 4 Easy Tips

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Four Easy Ways to Reduce Home Energy Usage in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

The news recently has been filled with reports that home energy prices are expected to rise significantly this coming year. With these costs going up, it’s in everyone’s best interest to reduce the amount of energy we use. Not only do you reduce your carbon footprint and energy waste, you are also setting yourself up to save money on your … Read More

Decorative Film vs Custom Glass – 5 Primary Benefits of Window Film

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Decorative Glass Film Iowa City, Iowa and the Surrounding Areas

Decorative film and decorative glass are popular in both commercial and home settings. The main reason is how versatile they can make a space. You can add elements of privacy, decor or branding without making a space feel enclosed. It is easy to see why these products are being used more frequently as commercial and home spaces are being reimagined. … Read More

How To Upgrade Home Windows Without Replacing Them

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How To Upgrade Home Windows Without Replacing Them - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City, Iowa

Did you know that Energy.Gov states that 30% of a home’s heating and cooling costs can be lost through windows that are not energy efficient? With home fuel costs going through the roof, you may be considering the purchase of energy-efficient replacement windows. However, before you spend thousands of dollars, there is a way to upgrade home windows without replacing … Read More

Sun Damaged Floors & Furnishings – How To Protect Against Fading

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Sun Damaged Floors & Furnishings - How To Protect Against Fading - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City, Iowa

Many people have been making investments in their homes in these past months. With the investment in home improvement, it only makes sense that you would want to protect against sun damaged floors and furniture. This article is designed to explain the true causes of sun damage and why window films retrofitted to your existing windows can be a good … Read More

House Window Tinting Has 7 Noteworthy Benefits You Need To Know

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House Window Tinting Has 7 Noteworthy Benefits You Need To Know - Residential Window Film in Iowa City, Iowa

We recently came across an article published by Proud Green Home that discussed how house window tinting could make your house more energy efficient. However, in addition to energy efficiency, the article mentioned six additional noteworthy benefits of utilizing home window films. We have summarized them below as thought you might be interested in all of the ways that window … Read More

House Window Tint Useful Information And The Pros & Cons of Using It

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House Window Tint Useful Information And The Pros & Cons of Using It - Home Window Film in Iowa City, Iowa

When discussing house window tint with homeowners we often get asked many similar questions. As a result, we wanted to write an article that explains some facts about these innovative films and also shares some pros and cons of having them installed in your home. Four Fast Facts About House Window Tint Window Film Retrofits To Existing Windows – Window … Read More

Daylighting Tips and Strategies for Existing Buildings by Buildings.com

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Daylighting Tips and Strategies for Existing Buildings by Buildings.com - Commercial Window Films and Window Tinting in Iowa City, Iowa

Saving on energy usage in buildings has become a major focus and will continue to be for some time. One strategy that is often used in new construction is daylighting. According to the Whole Building Design Guide, “Daylighting is the controlled admission of natural light, direct sunlight, and diffused-skylight into a building to reduce electric lighting and saving energy.” That … Read More

School Security Upgrades Addressed By Campus Security Magazine

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School Security Upgrades Addressed By Campus Security Magazine - Safety and Security Window Film in Iowa City, Iowa

A recent article in Campus Security Magazine entitled “Now Is the Time to Improve Your Campus Security and Safety Infrastructure” discusses why, with recent federal funding, school security upgrades should be a priority. The article starts by saying, “If your school district, college or university has outdated infrastructure (and, let’s face it, what educational facility doesn’t?), there is no better time … Read More

Window Film Energy Saving Benefits Discussed by Department of Energy

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In an article by the Department of Energy website Energy.Gov entitled Energy Efficient Window Attachments, they discuss the window film energy saving benefits as well as the benefits of several other window covering technologies. They highlight window films in the list and have very positive things to say about the energy saving benefits these films provide. As the article states: “Window … Read More