How Window Film Can Help To Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Businesses throughout the UK are coming under an increasing amount of pressure to reduce the carbon footprint of their premises. What Is Your Carbon Footprint? Inevitably, in going about our daily lives — commuting, sheltering our families, eating — each of us contributes to the greenhouse gas emissions that are causing climate change. However, there are many things each of us, as individuals or business owners, can do to reduce our carbon emissions. The choices we make in our homes, our travel, the food we eat, and what we buy and throw away all influence our carbon footprint and can help ensure a stable climate for future generations. Can I Calculate My Carbon Footprint? There are a number of different ways of calculating the approximate levels of your personal or business carbon footprint and we recommend completing the following World Wildlife Fund questionnaire as an excellent method of calculating your carbon footprint. Please click here to continue. What Are Some of the Major Causes of Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Two of the major causes of greenhouse gas emissions relate to the heating and cooling systems which are used within many buildings. The application of energy saving window films can help to combat this issue. How Can Window Film Help The application of window film to the windows in your premises offers the ability to increase the energy efficiency of your glazing by rejecting unwanted solar gain and therefore keeping indoor temperatures to a more manageable level. For example, 3M™ Sun Control Window Films offer the following benefit: Energy savings: save up to one ton of air conditioning for every 100 square feet of glass exposed to the sun Reducing the Strain on Building Energy Systems If [...]