One safe assumption that we can make is that cost of energy is going nowhere but up in the coming years. There is an increased focus on climate change and many people are wanting to do what they can to help and the bonus of money saved through energy savings in nice also. With this topic so much in focus, we wanted to share how window film can be a cost effective part of the solution and help you save energy.
One of the primary drivers of energy cost in a home or commercial space comes from heating and cooling of a space to keep a comfortable interior temperature. During the warmer months, heat coming through the glass causes your air conditioning to work harder to keep up. When it is cooler outside, your windows are a primary place that heat escapes. This causes your furnace to work harder to replace the heat that is being lost through the glass.
So, whether it is hot or cold outside, energy is being used to keep the space comfortable inside. Maintaining comfort means managing and maintaining temperatures throughout the space. In many spaces, the heating and cooling system is not zoned properly and you end up with hot and cold spots. Ideally, you want a consistent temperature as you move within a space.
This is where window film comes in. Window films help manage interior temperatures by making your existing windows perform better. These films can help reject the heat coming in during warmer months and retain heat inside during cooler months. As result, your air conditioning and furnace do not need to work as hard to keep the interior comfortable for the occupants. The less time these systems have to work, the more you save energy on keeping the space comfortable. They can also be used strategically throughout a space to equalize temperatures by reducing heat in a hot spot or retaining heat in a cooler area. By upgrading your existing windows, window film becomes a very cost effective way to save energy.
If you would like more information on how the home and commercial window films offered at MGT Films can help with energy savings by managing temperatures, contact us by clicking HERE. We look forward to hearing from you!