Sun Control Window Film

3M technologies
Introduction

3M is a leader in both adhesive and film technologies, positioning itself as the only manufacturer producing all of the components in its window film: from the polyester and the adhesive, to the UV and abrasion resistant coatings. 3M distinguishes itself by offering innovative solutions in the window tinting industry, like the Sun Control Window Films that are almost invisible, day and night, inside and outside.

Solution description

Natural lighting in buildings is the best way to save electricity. However, sunlight can create excessive heat, fade valuable furnishings, create uncomfortable glare and contain harmful UV rays. 3M produces a wide range of energy saving, safety, daylighting and decorative film solutions for residential, commercial and governmental buildings. 3M Window Films are designed to create a more comfortable and safe environment while reducing energy consumption. 3M Sun Control Window Films reject excessive solar heat, let the good light in and keep harmful UV rays out. This technology enables significant energy savings and improve the quality of the environment by:

  • reducing cooling costs up to 30%
  • saving up to one ton of air conditioning for every 100 square feet of glass exposed to the sun
  • blocking up to 99% of harmful UV rays, therefore reducing fading of furnishings and carpets
  • maintaining temperature consistency from one room to another
  • reducing glare on computer screens and minimize solar hot spots

Benefits

The benefits of 3M’s Window Films can be summarized in significant cost reduction due to the low installation costs (compared with the windows replacement) and energy saving (e.g. up to one ton of air conditioning saved for every 100 square feet of glass exposed to the sun). 3M’s innovative and energy-efficient solutions do not only impact energy consumption while improving comfort and safety, but also enable to increase the value of the building.