Safety & Security

April 27, 2022

Prevent Birds from Flying Into Glass Building, Feather Friendly Technology

Did you know? As many as one billion birds die every year in North America due to collisions with windows, glass and buildings. This represents about 10% of the bird population and is the second leading cause of bird death in North America. Birds are a vital part of our ecosystem and along with bees, help pollinate many of our important food crops. As many as 2,000 species of birds help pollinate crops across the continent. This is why preventing bird collisions and deaths has become such an important issue. Prevent Birds from Flying Into Glass Building, Feather Friendly Technology. […]
April 28, 2022

Window Film for Both Safety and Sun Control

3M’s innovative Ultra Prestige Series Window Films give you the best of both worlds – sun control and safety. This unique window film was designed to give homeowners both safety from break-in attempts or natural disasters and sun protection from the sun’s damaging UV and infrared rays. The Ultra Prestige Series is made of 28 micro-layers of clear, tear-resistant window film that gives you the ultimate in security and superior sun protection. Let’s take a closer look: Superior Sun Protection 3M Ultra Prestige Series films give you superior sun protection. It blocks heat, prevents hot spots and reduces damaging UV […]
May 28, 2022

What is Spontaneous Glass Breakage and How to Prevent it

Spontaneous glass breakage is the sudden and unexpected breaking of glass, without any apparent reason or provocation. It can happen to windows, balconies, guardrails and even glass doors and tabletops. While it may seem like a mystery, there are actually several different reasons why spontaneous glass breakage can occur. What Causes Spontaneous Glass Breakage? One common cause is what’s known as “thermal stress”. This happens when there are sudden changes in temperature, causing the glass to expand and contract. It is often caused by the stresses of intense seasonal temperatures. Another cause of is “impact damage”. This is when glass […]
May 29, 2022

Commercial Buildings: 5 Reasons to Use 3M Window Films

If you have a commercial building, installing 3M window films just makes good financial sense. They have a fast payback and can improve the experience of your tenants and their clients in several ways. Let’s take a look at commercial buildings and the 5 reasons to use 3M window films: 1. Fast Payback – 3M window films have a fast payback. This means, you save money in other ways that helps the window films pay for themselves within three years. The primary savings is in heating and cooling costs. For example, 3M Sun Control window films help reflect UV rays […]