Sun Heat Protection Film: Enjoying The View Without Consequences
A trade off has existed from the time glass windows were instituted; larger windows mean more light but they also meant loss of heat during the winter. With the advent of electric light, smaller windows made sense to preserve heat. Later with thermal insulated windows, houses and office buildings once again filled with natural light. Today walls full of windows present a different problem: too much heat, too much glare plus the fading effects of sunlight on carpeting and furniture. Technology once again comes to the rescue with the development of sun heat protection film.
Who Benefits From Sun Heat Protection Film?
The large modernistic office buildings, so familiar in Singapore, would be difficult to cool without the addition of sun heat protection film. Additionally, the use of blinds to reduce glare would mean more electricity use for lighting. It is not only cooling and lighting costs that see a reduction with the use of this film.
Furniture, carpeting and draperies replacement cost go down when the punishing effects of bright sunlight are reduced. Productivity of employees on the other hand is increases when natural vistas are unencumbered by blinds, light blocking drapes or the unpleasant glare of unfiltered sunlight.
Is A Sun Heat Protection Film Difficult To Apply?
While it may not be necessary to hire professionals to apply a sun heat protection film, it would, nevertheless be prudent to do so. Anyone attempting to apply his or her own car window tinting knows how tricky it can be. It takes practice, and once a mistake, like a wrinkle or bubble in the film occurs remedying the problem introduces a whole other level of difficulty to the project. Multiply that by floor to ceiling windows in a high-rise Singapore building and the need for professional installation becomes obvious.
In addition to experience in installation, engaging professionals also means acquiring their expertise in which film will work best for your given situation. Such variables as the orientation of the windows in question, climate of the area and the ambiance for which you are aiming are taken into consideration when recommending a film.