Residential

December 15, 2017

DOE Invests in Energy Efficiency Including Window Films

This year, the Department of Energy (DOE) said it would invest $3 Million in five different areas to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings.  Part of this investment includes window films.  According to Windowfilmmag.com: “Each project team, made up of strategically structured partners, will develop and verify the benefits and trade-offs of multi-system energy efficient technology packages (groups of technologies that improve efficiency across two building systems: envelope, lighting/electrical, plug, process, heating, ventilation, cooling, refrigeration, energy management and information, sensors and controls),” states the release from the DOE. In turn, commercial building owners will have a better understanding of overall […]
January 15, 2019

Premiere Elite Dealer & Prestige Dealer Network: What Does That Mean To You?

Carolina Solar Control is a Premier Elite Dealer & a member of the Prestige Dealer network.  What exactly does that mean to you? 3M Prestige Dealer Network, which is our most prestigious network has access to our full product offering including our top tiered products: 3M™ Window Film Prestige and Thinsulate Series. This network of dealers are committed to the highest quality and service standards. They have been professionally trained and certified to deliver superior installation backed by 3M’s comprehensive warranties. These dealers service a larger area than the city they are located in and will travel outside their home office to service customers. […]
April 30, 2021

Happy National Window Film Day

Celebrate a Solution to Save Energy and Gain Health and Safety Benefits 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, distributors, and dealers.  Carolina Solar Control , the Raleigh area’s Premiere Elite Prestige Dealer located in  Cary, North Carolina, has been tinting the windows of homes and businesses since 1985.  Carolina […]
April 1, 2022

5 Strategies to Reduce Your Year-Round Energy Costs

Reducing energy costs is not only good for your wallet, but good for the environment too. When you reduce energy costs, you are also reducing your energy consumption and lowering your carbon footprint. What’s good for the planet is good for your utility bill, too. Here are 5 strategies to reduce your year-round energy costs. 1. Turn off the HVAC – When weather allows, usually in the spring and fall, turn off your HVAC completely. Spending as much time with the HVAC off as possible helps you save money on heating or cooling your home unnecessarily if the outside temperature […]