Solar Control Window Film

For a safer, more comfortable working environment, it’s easier with SHIELD solar control window films

Running an air conditioning system in your workplace during summer can actually burn up more energy than it takes to heat your premises during the cold months!

SHIELD’S advanced window films, installed onto your existing glazing, deliver an effective and long-lasting solution to problems such as excessive solar heat, glare, energy consumption, fading, privacy and insulation. As an energy-saving product, window film is ideal.

It reduces the amount of heat entering a building by blocking the solar energy generated by the sun, which in turn lightens the load on air conditioning units. Result: reduced energy bills

Applying Solar Control window film to your existing glazing whether commercial or residential will help you save significantly on energy costs, maintain a more comfortable and productive working environment, reduce interior fading and enhance exterior appearance, provides privacy.

It costs 3 to 4 times more to cool a building by 1*Celsius than to heat it. Using our advanced solar control window films you can cut down the cooling costs, reduce the wear and tear on heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment and lower the buildings carbon footprint.

*case studies show that the savings on Energy Costs can pay back the cost of installing window film within 3 to 5 years.

Solar Control Window Film Benefits include:

Reduced Solar Gain: lower room temperatures, improved occupant comfort

Energy Savings: reduced heating & cooling costs, Environmental protection with reduced energy usage.

Glare Protection: improved working conditions & eye protection by reducing glare and bright light reflections on Computers, TV screens and Whiteboards.

UV Protection: blocking harmful UV Rays provides Skin protection and reduced Fading

Specialist Window Films include:

Low-E Window Films: Ecolux, Enerlogic, Thinsulate, Low-E climate control window films helps keep the heat in during winter months and in warmer months reflects solar heat away from windows, reducing the need and cost for interior cooling. Providing comfortable room temperatures plus energy savings – saving money whilst improving overall comfort all year round. Enjoy the benefits of a Low-E. or "Low Emissivity" windows at a fraction of the cost of replacing your windows. Upgrade your existing windows to be more energy efficient by improving the insulation value of a single pane window close to that of a double pane window and the insulation value of a double pane window close to that of a triple pane window.

Spectrally Selective, LX 70, Prestige, E-Lite, Spectra Select window films selectively filter solar radiation, allowing in high levels of natural light while effectively blocking solar heat gain. These films offer outstanding heat rejection and at the same time preserves the natural appearance of glass and the exterior appearance of the building. The ideal choice for Listed and Historical buildings where retaining architectural integrity is required.

Specialist External Films, such as Saint-Gobain’s Sentinel Plus, Llumar’s Helios, Hanita’s Xtra are specialist external grade window films with additional protective coatings to provide increased longevity and manufacturers warranties. Extremely effective when optimum energy savings required, internal film installation is not advisable due the type of existing glazing units, there are problems accessing the inside of the windows or building.

Dual Reflective Films: Our dual-reflective films Truvue, Optitune pairs a mirrored exterior side with a more subtle low reflective interior side, providing superior solar control while maintaining outside views after dark. It’s also able to block 99% of the sun’s undesirable UV rays, keep you feeling cool, and block heat so your air conditioner runs less.

UV Light Reducing Films: Fading is caused by a combination of factors; the three main being the Sun’s Ultra Violet rays, solar heat plus the direct sunlight. UV Filter Solar control window films provide an effective barrier against all three. By cutting out up to 99% of the sun’s harmful UV rays, and up to 80% of the solar heat and glare, protecting people, furnishings, works of Art, belongings and carpets.

Dermagard Window Film: Dermagard is a technically advanced, clear polyester coating which is applied to existing glass. It keeps out almost 99.8% of Ultra-Violet light, at 380nm, while allowing daylight and clear vision through the glass – making life more normal for those that suffer from light sensitive conditions, for example Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus) and Xeroderma Pigmentosum (XP). It goes on working day in and day out; its scratch resistant coating ensures it is easily cleaned and needs no maintenance. The film can also be applied to the family car for even more freedom, and is being installed in playgroups, schools, dermatology clinics…