In a perfect world, every home would be energy efficient. Having an energy efficient home is beneficial for the environment and can also help your family save money and stay comfortable indoors. Unfortunately, not all homes are designed with energy efficiency as a priority. If a home lacks insulation and efficiency qualities, the owner will likely find themselves spending a good portion of their paycheck on utility bills.
That’s where energy saving window film for your Salt Lake City home can help. Below, we’ve provided some information about energy saving films as well as answers to some frequently asked questions.
Understanding How Energy Saving Films Work
If you’ve never heard of residential window films before, you may be curious how they work. While the concept is similar to car window tinting, residential window films are slightly different because they do not exhibit the same dark appearance. Instead, these window films rely on materials like precious metals, ceramic particles, and low-e technology to reduce heat, glare, and UV rays. This allows them to block harsh light and unwanted heat without making the interior of your home dark.
For more information on how window film works, check out this brochure: 3m-energy-efficient-window-film
Energy Saving Window Film FAQ
Energy saving window films are a great investment for Salt Lake City homes that can save tons of money and also improve your indoor comfort and quality of life. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about window tinting from homeowners:
- How much does energy saving window film cost?
The cost of energy saving window film varies based on the type of film, labor costs for installation, square footage, and warranty. Typically, spectrally selective window films start at $9 per square foot.
2. How much money will I save?
Energy saving window films have a great ROI. On average, homeowners see a full payback on their investment in just 3-5 years. The savings are that significant, accounting for a 10-30% reduction in energy costs each year.
3. Will window tinting make my home dark?
Not at all. There are many window films that are completely clear. Even a window film with a slight tint will not make your home noticeably dark.
Have More Questions?
We hope that you found the information above useful. If you have more questions about energy saving window film for your Salt Lake City home, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We would be more than happy to assist you!
About The Author: Mike Kinsey
Mike Kinsey is the head of operations for Salt Lake Window Tinting, one of the largest and most highly regarded window film companies in Utah. For the past decade, Mike has been using his extensive product knowledge, construction experience, and project management abilities to recommend window film solutions that help property owners achieve their architectural goals. From helping customers fight climbing energy costs to implementing effective security and branding solutions, Mike does it all. He oversees every project from start to finish and is the main point of contact for customers. Mike is certified by 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education and is well-versed in the nuances of both commercial and residential installs.
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