Large windows are commonly used in commercial buildings. Often for natural light as well as to show off their goods and trade, retail centers, office buildings and more will use large windows. Unfortunately, these large windows don’t just let in plenty of sunlight but heat as well. Security is reduced and can encourage thievery through transparent windows. There are many benefits of window tinting, and today, we at M & M Glass would share how commercial buildings can still use large windows.
Energy Saving Window Film
As mentioned, a lot of sunlight and heat come through windows. It can increase the heat inside the building where the sunlight provides natural light during the day. As a result, it increases the demand for longer working air conditioning systems. The tint can help block 85% of the sun’s heat, which is one of the many benefits to window tinting. To shine through and provides natural light within the building, the tint still allows light. The building can still benefit from natural light and help reduce the heat inside the building with window tinting. This reduces the power needs of the facility in return.
Window Tint Blocks Sun for Increased Comfort
Hot spots can make chairs and desks hot to the touch since translucent windows create glares. The area uncomfortable for employees, clients and guests, large translucent windows. To provide a better working environment and help make open areas near windows more comfortable is done through window tinting. With the lower percentages being darker, window tints come in different percentages. With 45% being a lighter tint at 5%, the tint is almost black. The tint can range in darkness which helps add more comfort to the building’s interior, depending on the needs of the building.
Window Tinting Helps Protect Building Contents
By the UV rays from the sun, there are a number of interior features that can be damaged. Carpet and other material can become bleached out or faded and products damaged by the sun rays, adhesives will break down under the heat. Frequently, window tinting is enough to prevent internal damage. To help bounce the sun’s UV rays away from the inside of the building and prevent minor and/or expensive damages, some window tints can have a reflective surface.
Window Security Film
Windows can pose a major security threat as they clearly self-advertise products. Fortunately, there are security grade tints that help reduce the UV rays from the sun and prevent glass from shattering and you can still see through a tinted window to self-advertise products.
Enhance Look of Building with Window Tinting
Window tinting offers many benefits such as making the building more comfortable with no ongoing cost, increasing security and helping to save on energy. Window tints can also help increase the building’s appearance. Creating an interesting look for the building, there are a large number of tint styles available. For example, to increase the building’s image, a reflective blue tint creates a glittery diamond affect.