3M™ SUN CONTROL FILMS

Optimize views and your bottom line

Reject the sun’s heat with 3M™ Window Films and reduce the cost of keeping your building comfortable.  An estimated 33% of cooling expenses are due to solar heat gain from windows.  That’s why cost-effective, energy-saving technologies like 3M™ Window Films are crucial to protecting your bottom line — by rejecting the sun’s heat to keep your space at an even, moderate temperature.

Taking control of your environment with 3M™ Window Films is better for our environment.  By rejecting the heat of the sun, you use less energy. By keeping your window treatments open, you use less electric lighting and save on energy costs. By upgrading your existing windows, you’re keeping them out of the landfill.

Whether you’re concerned about excessive heat and glare, faded furnishings, security or privacy, we have a window film to help you enhance the comfort of your home or building. Contact us today to see how 3M™ Window Films can benefit you.

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3M Sun Control Prestige Series

PRESTIGE SERIES

  • The ultimate in window film technology, offering clear film technology with outstanding heat rejection to create the perfect film for your home or building
  • Rejects up to 97% of the infrared light and 60% of the heat coming through your windows
  • Designed not to change the appearance of the home or building
  • Clear to tinted versions, allowing from 20% to 70% of the visible light through the windows
  • Limited lifetime residential warranty and 15-year commercial warranty
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3M Exterior Sun Control Prestige Series

EXTERIOR PRESTIGE SERIES

  • Applied to the exterior of the home or building for maximum heat rejection
  • The ultimate in window film technology, offering a non-metallized, clear film technology with outstanding heat rejection to create the perfect film for your home or building
  • Rejects up to 97% of the infrared light and 76% of the heat on dual pane clear windows
  • Designed not to change the appearance of the home or building
  • Clear to tinted versions, allowing from 20% to 0% of the visible light through the windows
  • Limited lifetime residential warranty and 7-year commercial warranty (5-year on sloped surfaces)
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3M Night Vision Series

NIGHT VISION SERIES

  • Dual reflective technology provides daytime privacy while allowing easier viewing outside at night
  • Rejects up to 71% of the heat coming through your windows
  • Tinted versions allow from 15% to 35% of the visible light through your windows
  • Limited lifetime residential warranty and 12-year commercial warranty
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3M Traditional Flim Series

TRADITIONAL SERIES

  • Comprised of Neutrals, Silver P18 and Affinity 15 & 35
  • Improves a building’s energy performance and comfort on a budget
  • Rejects up to 79% of the heat coming through your windows, with payback in as little as 3 years
  • Neutral versions come in 20%, 35%, 50% and 70% of the visible light through your windows
  • Limited lifetime residential warranty and 10-year commercial warranty
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3M Ceramic Series

CERAMIC SERIES

  • Non-metallized, nano-ceramic technology combines excellent heat rejection with amazing clarity for your building
  • Rejects up to 80% of the infrared light and 59% of the heat coming through your windows
  • Tinted to lightly tinted versions, allowing from 30% to 50% of the visible light through the windows
  • Limited lifetime residential warranty and 15-year commercial warranty
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Frequently Ask Questions

How much can I save on energy costs by using 3M sun control window films?

By using 3M sun control window films, you could be saving up to 19 kWh of energy per square foot of glass, or $1-$2 per every square foot of glass the window film is installed on.

Can 3M sun control window films be applied to any type of window?

Yes, 3M sun control window films can be applied to whatever type of window you have.

How long do 3M sun control window films last?

Depending on several factors such as the type of window it is on, how it is maintained, and how much exposure to the sun it has, 3M sun control window films can last anywhere from 10 to 15 years.

Are 3M sun control window films easy to clean?

3M sun control window films are easy to clean with ammonia solutions and other window cleaning solutions, but you must wait 30 days. Also, do not use abrasive solutions and only use soft cloths or synthetic sponges to wipe them.

How do I know which type of 3M sun control window film is best for my needs?

There are several types of 3M sun control window films, each one with its own unique characteristics. The one you choose will depend on factors such as the kind of building you have, its exposure to the sun, and the level of privacy you are looking for.

Are 3M sun control window films environmentally friendly?

Yes, because they reduce the amount of sunlight and heat coming through your windows, thus allowing you to use less energy to cool the interior of your building.