Saving Energy: A Window of Opportunity
A recent upgrade at the David Suzuki Foundation (DSF) building in Vancouver, British Columbia included a 3MTM Window Film solution to achieve the organization’s objectives of reducing energy consumption, reducing its ecological footprint and improving comfort.
How Effective is 3M Sun Control Window Film : Marriott Hotel - Toronto
We had a major glare problem in our solarium restaurant due to the large expanse of glass on both the ceiling and walls. We needed the installation to take place in a specific timeframe to minimize the disruption to our restaurant operations. Specialized equipment was required to reach the 50’ ceiling without rearranging our furniture.
How Effective is 3M Sun Control Window Film : Parkway Place, North York
Our tenants on the south, east and west elevations were having major problems with overheated offices due to the solar heat load. Even with our two chillers operating at full capacity we were unable to achieve the tenant comfort that we desired. Additionally, we needed to address our overall operating costs associated with energy consumption and ensure that we had the ‘greenest’ building possible.
3M Night Vision Window Film Reduces Heat and Glare While Preserving Views for Embarcadero Center Tenants
Spanning five blocks in the heart of San Francisco’s prime commercial district, Embarcadero Center is one of the largest mixed-use complexes in the western United States. Offering four million square feet of office and retail space, the center encompasses five office towers, with three interconnected shopping levels in four of the towers.
Helping Investment Bankers To Keep Their Cool
“Ever since we moved into this building in early 2008, the heat had been a constant problem for our colleagues on the 7th floor,” says Yvonne Mair, an executive assistant who is responsible for the furnishings and upkeep of the bank’s premises. “Despite the window blinds and air conditioning,
I was getting calls practically every day from people complaining that the room was far too hot.” The staff only found the sun’s heat troublesome, but not the light, so the blinds on the windows weren’t much help. “What we needed was a specific solution to the heat problem,” adds Yvonne Mair.