Sun Control

March 15, 2015

Replacing Older Window Tint Adds Light and Saves Energy

Replacement of older window film on office building windows will not only save in commercial energy costs, but new 3M window film will also harness more natural light of the sun. Some older generations of window tinting films from the early 1990’s used metals and darker tints, but new light is being shed in commercial spaces by replacing older window film with newer, lighter 3M heat and glare control films. This was the case with The United Way in Honolulu, Hawaii. “A renovation of the building in the early 1990s included the application of a tinted window film, which by […]
March 15, 2015

Two Window Tinting Applications in One Southern Pines Commercial Space

Carolina Solar Control, Raleigh’s premiere residential and commercial window tinting company, recently had the opportunity to help First Bank in Southern Pines with two distinct window film applications to serve two distinct purposes. 3M Night Vision 35 window film was used on all exterior glass for heat and glare control from the sun, creating tenant comfort. Night Vision series films accomplish three main goals: 1. Dual reflective technology provides daytime privacy while allowing easier viewing outside at night 2. Allows up to 35% of the visible light through your windows 3. Additional tint provides excellent heat rejection and offers the best […]
March 15, 2015

New Restaurant Enjoys Great Views Inside and Out

New restaurant, PG Werth’s in Raleigh, NC, is a place where you can enjoy Southern cuisine with a contemporary flair. Chef Hamm wanted his patrons to enjoy the view looking out at the city and wanted people passing by outside during the day to see the inside of the restaurant. However, client comfort was also important to Chef Hamm. Carolina Solar Control, Raleigh’s authorized 3M Window Film Dealer and Installer, had just the right solution – 3M Night Vision Film for heat and glare control with low reflectivity for superior interior and exterior views. So, this spring, try PG Werth’s […]
May 15, 2015

Decorative Window Film Adds Privacy & Visual Interest

Often times, at Carolina Solar, we get requests for decorative window film applications for privacy or architectural design. Pictured here is a decorative film, called Glazed Morocco.  These films have the ability to completely transform the look and feel of ordinary glass and for a fraction of the cost.  Beautiful when viewed by day or night they allow natural light to pass through while blocking better than 99% of the ultraviolet rays. To request a free quote on decorative window film for your home or business, call Carolina Solar—your authorized 3M Window Film dealer and Installer of the Carolinas, with locations in Raleigh, […]