Sun Control

October 15, 2015

3M Window Film: Night Vision Series

As with most products and services, window films require a professional point of view to first determine which type of tinting will be the best solution for you. The 3M Night Vision Series Window Film helps block the sun’s damaging rays, reduce glare, and reject more than 70% of the sun’s heat. Night Vision films also provide significant glare relief. By day, you can enjoy plenty of soft natural sunlight, and thanks to a low interior reflectivity, you can also enjoy improved views out by night. Subtle to high exterior reflectivity means enhanced privacy during the day and at night. […]
February 15, 2016

3M Preserving Rock & Roll History with Window Film

Thanks to 3M’s rocking window film technology, the artifacts in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum may have a longer life! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened its doors in Cleveland, Ohio 25 year ago, and its mission is to “engage, teach and inspire through the power of rock and roll. It carries out this mission through its operation of a world-class museum that collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets this art form and through its library and archives as well as its educational programs.” This beautiful building is home to an impressive collection […]
April 15, 2016

New Apex Home in Popular Bella Casa Gets the Royal Treatment

Carolina Solar was called in to add 3M Ultra Prestige S50 to all windows receiving direct sunlight and the Ultra S600 clear to the shaded and covered glass for safety and security upgrades as well as improving the energy efficiency of the home. Decorative film applications were also installed for added privacy and visual interest on the front door and bathroom glass. The SPR50 is a lightly tinted film offering glare reduction, unmatched heat rejection, and superior fade control. Not to mention it’s an 8mil micro-layered safety & security film rated for bomb blast, severe weather events, and home intrusion […]
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 […]