Posts Tagged ‘energy efficiency’

New Dynamic Glass Can Tint with an Electric Charge and is Coming to Your Home

Jun 8th, 2022

To adapt society for climate change, it’s all about energy efficiency. If we focus too much on solar, wind, and other alternative power sources, we’re leaving a lot of wasted energy in the margins. Click here to read more.

Proposed DOE Cuts Would Eliminate Window Film Retrofit Programs

Mar 22nd, 2017

The 2018 budget proposal released last week by President Trump seeks $1.7 billion in cuts for the Department of Energy (DOE) — about 5.6 percent of its current funding. To achieve those reductions, the spending plan would eliminate several agencies, including the Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), which runs a program aimed at improving the […]

Solar Film Tax Break for Homeowners Could End Soon

Dec 7th, 2016

The incoming president has vowed to overhaul the U.S. tax code in 2017, and the GOP-led Congress is ready to make that happen in the coming year. That means many popular tax code provisions for homeowners that expire at the end of December, such as deductions for buying energy efficient solar control window film, may […]

Campbell Window Film Boosts LABBC’s Mission

Nov 9th, 2016

Campbell Window Film, 3M’s 2015 National Window Film Dealer of the Year, announced that after installing 3M window film throughout the Howard Hughes Center, which consists of 5 commercial buildings in Los Angeles, annual energy consumption is expected to be reduced by more than 10 percent. This represents 2,059,195 kWh in yearly energy savings. The […]

Window Film Association of Australia and New Zealand Offers Window Film Advice to Homeowners

Aug 20th, 2014

The Window Film Association of Australia and New Zealand (WFAANZ) has released two short videos to help home owners get the most from their window film. The first, Window Film – More Than Meets the Eye, explains the benefits and types of films available. The second, Preparing for Your Window Film, lists the things to […]

Obama Administration Expands Better Buildings Challenge to Multifamily Housing

Dec 9th, 2013

Building on $2 billion in financing commitments from the private sector for energy-efficiency updates to commercial buildings under the President’s Better Buildings Challenge, the U.S. Departments of Energy (DOE) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has expanded the challenge to multifamily housing, which would include window film retrofits. “Over the last two years, President Obama’s […]