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

Resolve to Have a More Comfortable and Energy Efficient Home in 2019

Resolve to Have a More Comfortable and Energy Efficient Home in 2019 - Window Tinting in Traverse City, Grand Rapids, Cadillac, Petoskey, Roscommon, Ludington, Michigan and their surrounding areas.

With 2019 just getting underway, why not resolve to have a more comfortable and energy efficient home this year? While your home’s windows open your space to natural lighting, warmth and views of the outside world, there are also the downsides. Unfortunately these same windows also open you up to high energy costs, heat build-up, excessive glare, and the premature … Read More