Daylighting Tips and Strategies for Existing Buildings by Buildings.com

Daylighting Tips and Strategies for Existing Buildings by Buildings.com - Commercial Window Films and Window Tinting in Western Michigan

Saving on energy usage in buildings has become a major focus and will continue to be for some time. One strategy that is often used in new construction is daylighting. According to the Whole Building Design Guide, “Daylighting is the controlled admission of natural light, direct sunlight, and diffused-skylight into a building to reduce electric lighting and saving energy.” That … Read More

Window Film Retrofit Upgrades Glass According To Architect Magazine

Window Film Retrofit Upgrades Glass According To Architect Magazine - Commercial Window Film and Window Tinting in Western Michigan

In an article in Architect Magazine entitled “The Effects of Window Films Go Beyond the Surface” by Wanda Lau, how a window film retrofit your existing windows to enhance performance. We wanted to summarize that article to explain some of the ways these films upgrade existing windows with minimum disruption to a commercial space. According to the article, “Window films … Read More

5 Ways Window Film Improves Commercial Spaces in Western Michigan

5 Ways Window Film Improves Commercial Spaces in Western Michigan

This is a quick summary of a great article that published in Facility Executive Magazine on five ways that window films can be used to improve your facility. The article hits on several of the key ways that building owners and commercial property managers integrate window films to improve commercial spaces. Energy Conservation: Up to 30% of any building’s cooling … Read More

Energy Costs Typically Account for 30% of Total Operating Costs

Did you know energy costs typically account for 30% of total operating costs? As a building owner, manager, or engineer, you’re always looking for ways to reduce your operating expenses. Energy costs typically account for 30% of total operating costs and are usually the largest single expense. The U.S. Department of Energy estimates that one-third of a building’s cooling load … Read More