Sun Control

May 15, 2015

3M Night Vision Window Film Reduces Heat and Glare

Carolina Solar Control of Raleigh NC recently had the task of reducing excessive heat and glare for Labcorp. Night Vision 15 was installed on the skylights and the next shade lighter ( NV25 ) on the main entrance wall, click here to request a free quote. Call on Carolina Solar—your authorized 3M Window Film Dealer and Installer of the Carolinas.
May 15, 2015

Window Film Saves Energy and Money

This spring, the International Window Film Association (IWFA), discussed the many benefits of professionally-installed window film in Modern Builder + Design Magazine. Darrell Smith writes: Professionally installed window films offer a variety of benefits, depending on the type of film that is installed. Window film products are rated by the National Fenestration Rating Council for energy savings just like windows. Across many climate zones, window film has been shown to be one of the most cost-effective energy saving solutions. Return on investment on standard films is far less than that of full window replacements and some utilities offer rebates for […]
July 15, 2015

Daylight Redirecting Film in Raleigh

3M Daylight redirecting film utilizes micro-replication to redirect light that would have originally hit the floor a few feet from the window, up onto the ceiling, helping to light the room as deep as 40 feet from the window.  Normally daylight redirecting film is placed on windows six feet above the floor for in order to achieve overhead lighting.  Here, however, the idea was to illuminate the entire server rooms. Top pictures show the daylighting film only (very sharp), and the lower pictures show the mandatory diffusor panel which distributes the light evenly.  For daylight redirecting solutions for your office space, […]
October 15, 2015

Bathroom Makeover on a Budget

When buying or selling a home, potential buyers always look to the kitchens and bathrooms to amaze and impress. Whether you are looking to remodel some areas of your house for your own enjoyment or to improve the resale value, a bathroom makeover doesn’t have to break the budget!  Consider a bathroom shower glass makeover using Decorative Window Films to increase privacy while opening and brightening up a small space.  These permanent but removable films can transform a plain glass shower door into a plethora of finish choices such as sandblasted glass, etched glass, and 3M Fasara frosted glass with […]