Install window tint (film) to keep your home cool

Why? Window film helps block unwanted heat from the sun while still letting you see through your windows.
How it works:
  • Window film is a very thin piece of material that is applied to windows to block or absorb light and heat.
  • It can be applied by a professional installer, though do-it-yourself films are also available.

What to look for: A "spectrally selective" film has a very thin, see-through coating of materials that reflect UV light but allow most visible light in. This type provides the greatest savings in most homes.

Things to think about: Exterior walls that face south, west, or east receive the most direct sunlight and would benefit the most from window treatments designed to reduce solar heat gain.

Added benefits: Window films can also help protect your furnishings from fading and reduce glare.

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