Solar Control

Window Films

We’re Hampton Roads’ best choice for all types of Solar Control films for home & business. Often called by many names (UV tinting, IR tint, thermal tint, etc), they are all doing one thing: reducing the effects of the sun on our lives. Because there are many different types of solar tint to choose from, you want someone who is factory trained in this area. There’s not much worse than having the wrong product installed only to find out that is didn’t solve your problems. Or worse, damage your windows. That’s where we come in. Let us show you the right products in your particular budget to tame the sun.

Benefits of Having Solar Control Films Installed

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Lower Room Temperature

Solar tinting reduces up to 83% of all the sun’s energy from passing through the windows. That equates to a 5º-10º temperature drop!
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Reduce Fading

UV light alone causes more damage to your interior than anything else. All our anti UV tint removes 99% of it instantly.
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Pays For It's Self Quickly

How many things can you buy for your home or office which pay for it’s self in 2-3 years? That’s money saved every month!
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Cheaper Than New Windows

Thinking about replacing old windows to save energy? Our Low-E, UV film can add high energy savings to your current windows for 75% less than new windows cost.
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Lower HVAC Maintenance

An HVAC system that’s constantly running gets expensive. Replacing components that wear out prematurely & dealing with unit down-time is unpleasant, to say the least.
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Stop Sun Glare

Open the blinds & curtains! Enjoy the view out your windows year round.

Our Top Solar Control Films

3M Prestige

 Let in the light. Not the heat. While windows help make your space feel more open and inviting, sunlight can create excessive heat and expose occupants and possessions to damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Solar heat comes from two primary sources, the visible light you can see and the infrared light you can feel. Prestige Series window films use non-metallized, multi-layer optical film and nano-technology to reject up to 97% of the sun’s infrared light and reject up to 60% of the heat coming through your windows. These industry-leading, spectrally-selective films are designed to keep you cool, comfortable and protected.

  • Allows high transmission of natural light in to provide excellent aesthetics.
  • Multi-layer film rejects up to 97% of infrared light so you can enjoy energy savings and enhanced comfort.
  • Blocks 99% of UV rays, significantly reducing fading of your furnishings.
  • This film will not effect cell reception of wi-fi signals due to non-metal construction.
  • Manufacturer specifications HERE.

3M Ceramic

Control the sun with ceramics. Performance and clarity you can count on. Advanced ceramics allow these films to maintain their color and appearance over time. Solar heat comes from two primary sources, the visible light you can see and the infrared light you can feel. The Ceramic Series IR film rejects up to 80% of the sun’s infrared light and reject up to 59% of the heat coming through your windows. 

  • Keeps you cool by rejecting up to 80% of the sun’s heat-producing infrared rays.
  • Blocks 99% of UV rays, significantly reducing fading of your furnishings.
  • This film will not effect cell reception of wi-fi signals due to non-metal construction.
  • Non-metallized film comes in a natural tone to provide amazing clarity.
  • Significantly blocks the amount of harmful UV rays that cause fading, helping to extend the life of your furnishings.
  • Manufactured with a scratch-resistant coating to ensure clear views.
  • Manufacturer specifications HERE.

3M Night Vision

Enhanced views, savings and comfort. Better sight at night. The night vision series helps block the sun’s damaging UV rays, reduce glare and reject up to 71% of the sun’s heat. Night Vision films allow 15% to 35% of the natural light into your rooms by day, and thanks to a low interior reflectivity, you can still enjoy the view out by night.

Great heat rejection helps provide energy savings and improved comfort. Plus, higher exterior reflectivity means you can enjoy enhanced privacy with your windows.

  • Offers enhanced views with low interior reflectivity, especially at night.
  • Rejects up to 71% of the sun’s heat to help reduce glare and eye discomfort.
  • Significantly blocks the amount of harmful UV rays that cause fading, helping to extend the life of your furnishings.
  • Made with a scratch-resistant coating to ensure clear views.
  • 3M™ nano-technology enhances the film’s color stability.
  • Manufacturer specifications HERE

3M Traditional

Save energy, improve privacy and aesthetics on a budget. The Traditional Series includes silver reflective films with excellent solar protection, rejecting up to 79% of all solar energy, helping to provide energy savings and improved comfort.

Series includes P18 Classic silver and Affinity commercial grade films. The darker tint helps reduce glare and eye discomfort and increased reflection helps enhance daytime privacy and can create a more uniform exterior appearance. Both have a comprehensive warranty from 3M. * Based on Energy Analysis for Window Films Applications in New and Existing Homes and Offices completed by CONSOL Energy.

  • Improve your buildings energy performance and comfort on budget.
  • Provides high heat reduction at a low cost.
  • Tinted, reflective films improve your building’s energy performance to offer a quick return on investment.
  • Blocks up to 99% of harmful UV rays.
  • Helps reduce glare and eye discomfort.
  • Helps provide energy savings resulting in potential paybacks in 2-3 years.
  • Affinity specifications HERE.
  • P18 specifications HERE.

3M All-Seasons

All Season insulated window film saves energy and enhances comfort during the cold winter months as well as during the heat of summer. With a potential payback of three years, building owners can recoup their initial investment in just three years and realize the energy savings for many years to come.

  • Improves comfort during the cold winter months as well as during the heat of summer.
  • High heat rejection helps provide energy savings in the summer.
  • Increased insulation helps provide energy savings in the winter.
  • Potential payback in less than three years.
  • Reduces glare which may help improve productivity at work stations.
  • Helps extend the life of furnishings by significantly reducing harmful UV rays, the largest cause of fading.
  • Manufacturer specifications HERE

3M Thinsulate

Enhance comfort and efficiency year round. 3M’s unique Low-E Thinsulate film helps retain warmth in the winter and cool air in the summer by increasing your windows’ insulation value. A single-pane performs close to a double-pane, a double-pane performs close to a triple-pane.

Virtually invisible, the look of your window barely changes, inside or out. Yet it still helps protect furniture, floors, upholstery and artwork from UV rays that cause fading. Easier and more affordable than replacing your windows, 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film is an efficient, cost-effective way to meet your window insulation needs.

  • Helps keep you warm during cold winter months.
  • Good heat rejection provides additional comfort and energy savings in the summer months.
  • Film offers high visible light transmission with a neutral appearance to help maintain a home’s existing appearance.
  • Significantly blocks the amount of harmful UV rays that cause fading, helping to extend the life of furnishings.
  • Manufacturer specifications HERE.

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