What can 3M Commercial Window Films Do For Your Building?

What can 3M Commercial Window Films Do For Your Building? - Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

When tenants complain about rooms that are too hot or you notice that your energy costs are trending skyward, 3M Commercial Window Films can help. These films increase tenant comfort, conserve energy, enhance decor and add privacy. These films also offer enhanced protection from accidents, natural disasters, break and entry, bomb blasts and flying glass fragments. They could also simply … Read More

Hotel Association Advises on Using Energy Saving Window Film

Hotel Association Advises on Using Energy Saving Window Film - Window Tinting in Iowa City and the Quad Cities of Iowa

The American Hotel & Lodging Assiciation (AHLA) published an article that discusses how energy saving window film can be a cost effective solution for hotels dealing with heat gain issues. The article uses the Department of Energy‘s Energy Saving Calculator to look at how the return on investment of retrofitting existing windows with film versus replacing the windows. Using their … Read More

Pros and Cons: New Home Windows Versus Window Film Retrofit

Pros and Cons: New Home Windows Versus Window Film Retrofit - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities area of Iowa

We came across this great article on the Easy Energy Saving Tips Website and thought we would share some of what it said. The article primarily focuses on the pros and cons of installing new windows in your home versus having a professional window film retrofit done. Let’s see what it has to say. Energy efficiency is a hot topic … Read More

How to Make Older Home Windows More Energy Efficient

How to Make Older Home Windows More Energy Efficient - Home Window Tinting for Energy Efficiency in Iowa City and the Quad Cities of Iowa

Whether we like it or not, it is Back to School season and Summer is coming to an end. Now is the best time to begin considering home improvements to make your house more energy efficient before the cooler temperatures arrive. One of the best ways to improve energy efficiency is by making your window openings perform better. This is … Read More

Three Reasons Window Film Should Be On Your Home Improvement List

Three Reasons Window Film Should Be On Your Home Improvement List - Window Tinting Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

With the middle of Summer upon us, most of us have a Summer home improvement list we would like to get completed. With that in mind, we are going to give you three reasons why implementing a high quality home window film should be on that list. Increased Home Comfort – Window films work to block excessive heat and glare … Read More

Daylighting Made Easy with 3M Daylight Redirecting Window Film

Daylighting Made Easy with 3M Daylight Redirecting Window Film - Daylighting with 3M Daylight Redirecting Film in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Are you looking into ways to integrate daylighting technology into your energy saving goals? 3M’s New Daylight Redirecting window film is a state of the art material that recently won an award for architectural material of the year. This material has been fast-tracked from design to production and is the excitement of architects and engineers. The proprietary design of light … Read More

Washington Post Tells How To Prevent Sun Faded Furnishings & Floors

Washington Post Tells How To Prevent Sun Faded Furnishings & Floors - Window Tinting Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

In a recent issue of The Washington Post in their Home & Garden area they tackled the topic of how to prevent sun faded furnishings and floors. The main product they discussed in the article was window film. As a retrofit to your existing windows, window film can help control the three primary factors that cause fading; UV Rays, heat … Read More

Excessive Heat Have You Avoiding Rooms or Use Dark Blinds at Home?

Excessive Heat Have You Avoiding Rooms or Use Dark Blinds at Home? - Home Window Film for Iowa City, Iowa

Do you have a room in your house that you avoid at certain times of the day because of excessive heat? Does the air conditioning struggle to keep this room comfortable at certain times of the day? Have you resorted to using dark blind that block your view to the outdoors just to cope with the issue? If so, a … Read More

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Are You Using Sun Safety Indoors?

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Are You Using Sun Safety Indoors? - Window Tinting in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa

As a way to honor May as being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to share this important sun safety information with you. Did you know that you can be exposed to skin damaging UV rays even when you are indoors at home or work? It’s true. In fact in a recent article published by The Skin Cancer Foundation entitled … Read More