One of the biggest factors that draws many people to window film—and window tinting in particular—is that it can save you money on your energy bill. This is a big perk for homeowners and business owners alike. What’s more is that this comes on top of other benefits such as preventing light damage to furniture, blocking UV rays, and reducing glare. If you’re in the market for solar window film, you might be wondering: just how much money can you save with window film?
How Does Window Film Save You Money?
Some people are put off from installing window film on account of its cost. But this is a mistake, seeing as you’re likely to make a significant amount of your return on investment back throughout its life cycle. And you’ll get to enjoy the other benefits of tinted windows all the while. But how exactly does window film save you money on your energy bill?
Essentially, window tinting can add an insulating effect to your home or business. During the winter months, you may have noticed a significant amount of cold air around your windows. Even if you didn’t, you’re likely losing more heat through your windows than you realize. The same principles apply to conserving cool air in summer; in fact, window film does a fair bit better at conserving cool air than warm air.
A good window tint will result in you using less air conditioning or heating to compensate for extreme weather. As you know, this will mean a reduction in your energy bill.
How Much Money Can I Save?
Now that we’ve explained how window film can help save money on your energy bill, let’s answer the question you’re dying to know: how much money can you save?
Unfortunately, there is no simple answer to this question. But, generally speaking, you can expect so save a minimum of 5-10% on your energy bills annually with solar window film. Depending on a variety of factors, you could actually save much more.
Here are just a few of the factors that contribute to how much money you can save on your energy bill:
>Size of your windows
>Quality of the tint
>Orientation of the window (does it face the sun?)
>How much energy you use in the first place
If you own a large commercial building, you could easily end up saving thousands of dollars per year just on the energy savings from window film. This is not to mention all the other luxuries that come with tinted windows.
Contact American Solar Tinting Today For Your Residential Window Films
American Solar Tinting has the expertise and equipment to keep your home or business decorative and beautiful with window film. We have almost 60 years of experience serving our wonderful customers without the Maryland and Washington, D.C. area. We offer a variety of solutions for you, whether you need residential window or glass tinting, logo graphics, or security films. For more information on how we can help you and your business, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-969-0100. For more tips and tricks for your home and business, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest.