Reduce your energy costs this winter with window film

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It is more important than ever before for businesses and homeowners to reduce energy costs. Bills have increased considerably over the last twelve months and it looks as though things are not going to change any time soon.

Homes and businesses waste a vast amount of energy, but this can be reduced through the use of window film. In this article, we are going to explore how window film can help to reduce the amount of energy you use by reducing waste.

What is Window Film?

Window film is a thin layer of polymer applied to windows to improve their functionality and appearance. In recent years, the use of window film has become increasingly popular among businesses and homeowners looking to reduce energy costs.

How Window Film Can Help Reduce Energy Costs

Window film is a cost-effective solution for reducing energy costs because it is relatively inexpensive to install and maintain. Additionally, window film is a one-time investment that can provide long-term savings on energy bills. The amount of energy savings varies depending on the specific type of window film, but it is not uncommon for businesses and homeowners to see a significant reduction in energy costs after installing window film.

Window film works by reflecting or absorbing solar radiation before it enters a building. This is done by blocking a significant amount of the sun’s heat and harmful UV rays, which is the major cause of solar heat gain in a building.

Additionally, window film can also improve insulation by reducing heat loss during colder months. This is because window film helps to keep the warmth inside the building by trapping it within the interior. All of this means that homeowners won’t need to use their heating excessively to keep their homes warm as it will retain more heat. The same applies to businesses, but during the summer months, it can also help them to reduce the need to cool their property using air conditioning as heat is kept out of the building.

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The Other Benefits of Using Window Film

It is clear to see that window film can help to reduce energy costs. While it is important for homeowners and businesses to save money on their energy bills, other benefits come with using window film.

Energy Savings

The installation of window film can result in significant savings on energy bills. It has been shown that the application of window film can reduce energy bills by a considerable amount.

Improved Comfort

Window film helps to reduce glare and heat, making it more comfortable for people to work or live in the building.

UV Protection

Window film also blocks a significant amount of harmful UV rays from the sun, which can cause damage to furniture and fabrics.

Enhance Privacy

Window film can also provide additional privacy by blocking visibility from the outside. This is great for security but also to help keep homes and businesses safe from prying eyes.


Window film comes in various colours and designs, which can improve the appearance of homes and commercial properties.

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A small investment that brings big savings

If you are a business or homeowner, now is the time to take action and drive down your energy bills. While the price of energy is high, it´s smart to invest in energy-saving measures such as window film and you might just be surprised how much of a difference it can make.

Applied Products offers one of the widest ranges of high-performance architectural window films in the UK…

If you need any help or advice on what types of window films are best for your house, company or office, don’t hesitate to get in touch; we’d love to help! Applied Products has a large range of specialist window films and as partners with The 3M Company, we can help you transform your room into a comfortable and productive space whilst also making it much more energy efficient.

Applied Products – [email protected] / 01792 895730



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