When a family in Sarasota, Florida could not afford the high costs of essential repairs to their home, they applied to Sarasota’s Habitat for Humanity for help. Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization committed to providing decent affordable housing, came to their aid. By securing an interest-free loan from the Office of Housing and Community … Continued
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Solar Gard Window Film Saves Energy and Lowers Utility Bills at The Modesto State Theatre The Modesto State Theatre sits at the center of the city’s revitalized downtown. The 77-year-old theatre-turned-performing arts center underwent a massive renovation seven years ago – giving it a whole new vitality and energy while still maintaining the unique Art … Continued
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Solar Gard® Panorama® window film hits a hole-in-one with Sand Creek Country Club. Sand Creek Country Club in Chesterton, Indiana is renowned for its world-class golf course, exquisite facilities and beautiful landscaping. The community’s 50,000 square foot clubhouse is impressive, housing three dining rooms, a fitness center and gorgeous terraces overlooking the rolling greens. With … Continued
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No. 1 Poultry Building Protects Occupants from Flying Glass with Strengthened Window Film from Solar Gard® About 1 Poultry No. 1 Poultry is one of the most distinctive buildings in London. Its unique architectural style provides a key landmark in the capital’s bustling financial district. Designed by award-winning architect Sir James Stirling, 1 Poultry is … Continued
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Adobe Tower implements cost-saving energy-related improvements with Solar Gard® Paul Murphy is the owner of Bay Area Window Film, a leading provider of window film in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has been installing film since 1970 and was the first Solar Gard® Elite window film dealer in the United States. Yet, with all … Continued
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Solar Gard® Panorama® window film cuts soaring energy bills in the bay city. Attractively nestled in San Francisco’s downtown district is 50 Beale Street, a 23-floor skyscraper that houses a variety of corporate headquarters and administrative offices. The prominent building stands tall against the backdrop of the city skyline, and its large windows glisten in … Continued
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“The original ‘wavy glass’ windows in the museum offered no protection against sun damage. With Solar Gard’s Panorama Hilite window film, we can now show off our historic collection, and the window film is virtually undetectable.” ~ Lois Cole, Executive Director, Historic Deepwood Estate. The Historic Deepwood Estate Museum in the heart of Salem, Oregon, is … Continued
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A study published by the nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA) shows professionally installed solar control window film is the most cost-effective answer for Florida residents when compared to other energy saving home improvements initiatives, such as upgrading insulation, air sealing, or installing new air conditioning or heat pumps. This new report comes at a time when Federal … Continued
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Should sunblock be used indoors? Yes. For 24/7 protection against the sun’s damaging rays, professionally installed window film is recommended. The same ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun that are harmful outdoors pass right through windows into offices, homes, and cars. Experts say this is a serious contributor to people’s daily accumulation of indoor ultraviolet … Continued
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Top elected officials across the nation are proclaiming April 30th as National Window Film Day. The purpose is to help educate consumers and commercial building owners about a solution to save energy and gain health and safety benefits, according to the International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit group representing the many benefits of window film from leading manufacturers, … Continued
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Home and building owners now have a new tool at their disposal to help make their environment as comfortable and sustainable as possible, thanks to Ecolux™ 70 Low-E window film. This state of the art invention represents the next generation of Low-E window film technology for the modern sustainable home and building, helping all occupants … Continued
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Building retrofit part of the Hyatt Thrive program, a corporate sustainability effort focused on environmental responsibility and reducing their carbon footprint. The Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, near Beverly Hills, has upgraded more than 78,000 square feet of its guest room windows with Solar Gard® Armorcoat® Stainless Steel window film. The application provides significant energy savings … Continued
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Inclusion Into the Building Code Recognizes Window Film For Its Proven Energy Savings. The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit group, announced a landmark vote by the California Energy Commission placing window film, a polymer material offering energy efficiency advantages, into the state building code for the first time in the United States. Cost-effective … Continued
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