Solar Window Film

If your furnishings are fading faster than your budget can keep up with, solar control films are the ideal solution. These window films are easy to apply, don’t need a lot of maintenance and are a much cheaper option than replacing your existing windows with specialised or tinted glass.

So for reliable and versatile UV protection in your commercial premises, solar control window film is the way to go.

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What is solar window film?

Solar film is a thin, self-adhesive material that controls excess UV light, heat and glare. All you need to do is apply it to your existing window panes.

It is easy to apply, long-lasting and cost-effective. But most importantly, it will help you to banish those harmful UV rays.

The range of solar control window films offers a variety of colours and shades, from the subtlety of our very light blue UltraCool-IR70 Solar Control Film to the classic UltraGlare-G006 Dark Shade.

How does solar control window film work to protect against harmful UV rays?

As the name suggests, these films are very successful at solar control and UV protection and minimising the problems caused by the sun streaming through the windows in your commercial space.

The science behind it is surprisingly simple though.

Solar control films are coated with reflective materials that block out the sun’s harmful rays while allowing natural light to pass through. And because UV rays are stopped from entering the room, they are prevented from causing damage to your furnishings and posing a risk to employees and colleagues.

They are a pleasant alternative to drawing curtains or blinds on a sunny day. Especially as they still allow for excellent natural light transmission.

  • UltraCool-IR70 Solar Control Film
    From £ 21.86 sq m

    UltraCool-IR70. A premium grade very light blue Nano Ceramic polyester film with spectrally selective IR blocking properties. This film is excellent for heat, UV fade control. Manufactured with a silicone liner, which protects the clear, pressure-sensitive adhesive. Excellent for high visibility, fade protection and heat reduction.

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  • UltraCool-S1560 15% VLT Silver Window Film
    From £ 21.86 sq m

    UltraCool-S1560 15% VLT Silver Window Film is a silver reflective window film that rejects 65% of solar heat and blocks 99% of harmful UV rays while allowing good light transmission. Recommended for application to interior glass and exterior glass (inside surface), this film is made of durable, transparent, silver metalized polyester and is supplied with an adhesive that is protected by a synthetic release liner. It is one of the best heat rejecting films available and provides excellent daytime privacy.

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  • UltraGlare-G006 Dark Shade
    From £ 21.86 sq m

    UltraGlare-G006 Dark Shade is a non-reflective window film with maximum shading and glare reduction. Reduces visible light transmission by 94%, Rejects 47% Heat, and blocks 99% UV rays. This film is one of the best darkening privacy films available. Recommended for application to interior glass. This film is made of durable, transparent, chip dyed Polyester with a scratch resistant surface. The pressure sensitive adhesive is protected by a synthetic release liner. Excellent Daytime Privacy. Ideal for vehicle tinting as well as any interior applications.

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  • UltraGlare-G014 Medium Shade
    From £ 21.86 sq m

    UltraGlare-G014 Medium Shade is a non-reflective window film with maximum shading and glare reduction. Reduces visible light transmission by 85%, Rejects 42% Heat, and blocks 99% UV rays. This film is one of the best shading films available. Recommended for application to interior glass. This film is made of durable, transparent, chip dyed Polyester with a scratch resistant surface. The pressure sensitive adhesive is protected by a synthetic release liner. Excellent Daytime Privacy. Ideal for vehicle tinting as well as any interior applications.

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What are the benefits of installing UV window films in a commercial building?

First and foremost, UV protection window film can provide protection from the harmful effects of the sun’s rays. This can protect your employees and customers from the harmful effects of the sun.

UV film can also protect your fixtures and fittings from fading. But that’s not all. You can also greatly lower levels of glare in your premises, making it a much more comfortable space for anyone working on a computer or screen.

There is also the added bonus of increased heat control, which means you can also save money on your energy bills (through not having to crank up the air conditioning).

Does solar window film affect the clarity or visibility of the windows?

Adding film to your windows or interior glass would obscure the view from both sides of the glass panes while still letting natural light pass through.

Depending on the shade you choose, your windows would appear darker in appearance but not opaque. What you see would also be clear, as this particular solar control film range doesn’t have a frosted or etched finish.

Frequently asked questions about solar window film

Can solar window film help reduce fading of furniture, flooring, and artwork?

It certainly can!

It’s no secret that UV rays can fade furniture, equipment and cause discomfort in those that are trying to work. Anyone whose desk is located in direct sunlight would surely agree.

But, thanks to solar control film, you can filter out harmful UV light. By reducing the UV light levels in internal rooms, you could also prevent fading and save money on your furnishings budget while also creating a much safer and more comfortable workspace for everyone.

Can UV window film be installed on all types of windows?

UV window film is durable, versatile and can be used on any flat glass surface.

If you need a bit more guidance or have any queries about finding the right solar window films for your existing glazing, please get in touch.

Are there different levels of UV protection available in solar window films?

If you’re thinking about installing solar control film in your commercial property, it’s understandable that you want to make it worthwhile. You don’t want to realise your film doesn’t meet your needs once it has been applied.

That’s why every type of solar control film we offer blocks out approximately 99% of all harmful UV rays, so you are free to focus on which one best matches your property.

How long does solar window film typically last?

You can expect solar control window film to last at least 5 years. That’s why we offer an industry-leading 5-year warranty.

Can solar window film be removed without leaving any residue or damage?

To remove the window film, you can simply pull it from the glass. This may leave a residue behind, but you can clean this with soapy water and a scraper without causing lasting damage.

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