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Solar Window Film

Manage energy costs & improve occupant comfort with 3M Solar Window Film.

3M Solar Window Film can reduce solar heat gain and help to create a balanced environment in buildings, especially in the summer months, when the films can help to reduce the workload of cooling systems and save energy costs.

Energy conservation

Solar Window Film

3M Solar Window Films can help you to reduce your energy costs. These costs typically represent 30% of a building's annual budget. Rising energy bills and the introduction of carbon reduction targets, have focused building owners on finding ways to reduce their bills. Within commercial and public buildings, energy costs are often driven by high HVAC costs, as it costs 3 to 4 times more to cool a building by 1 degree Celsius than to heat it.

Solar Window Film payback period

Window Solar Control

Payback will vary depending upon the amount of sunlit glass exposure, the type of solar window film, the type of glass, cost of fuel, cost of application, and other variables. However, we have seen paybacks range in the 2-5 year period, with some reported to be even less than 6 months. Speak to your nearest 3M Solar Window Film Dealer to analyse the potential energy savings in your commercial, public sector or residential property.

How Solar Window Film works

How solar Window Film Works

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Solar Window Film Products

Window Solar Control

3M Prestige Solar Control Film - 3M's premium solar window film product.

3M Night Vision Solar Control Film - 3M Night Vision Films have low internal reflectance that enhances viewing, especially at night.

3M Low-Energy Solar and Insulating Film - A solar and insulating window film combines sun protection in summer, by reducing solar heat gain, and provides insulation in winter, by reducing heat loss.

Contact Us for a Free Glazing Assessment and to discuss 3M Solar Window Film or call 0845 600 9543