Prepare Your Home for Cooler Temperatures with Insulating Window Film

Prepare Your Home for Cooler Temperatures with Insulating Window Film - Window Tinting in Iowa City and the Quad Cities areas of Iowa

Are you ready for the cooler temperatures right around the corner? You can be better prepared by upgrading your existing home windows with 3M Thinsulate Insulating Window Film. This virtually invisible insulation can enhance your home’s comfort and efficiency year round. 3M’s unique unique low-e window film helps retain warmth in the winter and cool air in the summer by … Read More

What are Window Films and How Can They Be Used?

What are Window Films and How Can They Be Used? - Window Tinting in Iowa City and the Quad Cities areas of Iowa

The Basics In simple terms, window films are comprised of a thin, strong sheet of polyester laminate that is treated in variety of ways to improve the look or performance of existing windows when applied. Typically, the film is applied to the interior surface of existing windows as a retrofit. To properly adhere to the glass, one side of the … Read More

Get Your Commercial Building in Shape with Energy Saving Window Film

Get Your Commercial Building in Shape with Energy Saving Window Film - Commercial Window Tinting in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Want to know more about an innovative product that can help save you money on energy costs and keep you more comfortable all year round? We are talking about getting your commercial building in shape by using a commercial energy saving window film on your building in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City, Iowa. 3M Window Film can help your building … 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

Seven Noteworthy Benefits of Utilizing Home Window Films

Seven Noteworthy Benefits of Utilizing Home Window Films - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities area of Iowa

We recently came across an article published by Proud Green Home that discussed how home window films 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

Improve Commercial Windows with 3M Commercial Window Films

Improve Commercial Windows with 3M Commercial Window Films - Commercial Window Tinting in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities area go Iowa 9

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 improve commercial windows by helping increase tenant comfort, conserve energy and even increase safety and security. 3M commercial window films offer enhanced protection from accidents, natural disasters, break and entry, bomb blasts and flying glass … 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

School Safety for Back to School – Is Your Child’s School Safe?

School Safety for Back to School - Is Your Child's School Safe? - Security Window Film for School Safety in the Iowa City, Iowa area

With Back to School upon us, 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 article talks about a variety … Read More

Energy Costs Typically Account for 30% of Total Operating Costs

Energy Costs Saving with Window Film - Energy Control Of Iowa- #1 for Window Tinting the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa area

Did you know energy costs typically account for 30% of total operating costs for a building? As a building owner, manager, or engineer, you’re always looking for ways to reduce your operating expenses. Based on reporting, energy costs typically account for 30% of total operating costs and are usually the largest single expense. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that … Read More