How Window Film Protects Tampa Bay Schools & Daycare Centers

Advanced Film Solutions has been protecting schools and day care centers throughout Tampa Bay, Orlando and Sarasota with security glazing window film.

These transparent coatings are thicker and the adhesive stronger than standard solar control window film.

Typically 8 ML thick, security glazing window film is designed for maximum impact strength, tensile strength and puncture resistance.

There are instances when a privacy security film should be considered during a lock down event or safe room situation.

These films will provide visibility from the interior to the street but prevent targeting from the exterior.

The safety administrators for these institutions prefer the covert nature of these coatings.

The appearance of the school’s windows can remain unchanged or if they prefer a lightly tinted coating for energy savings and glare reduction.

The objective is to keep the “bad guys” out and security glazing window film maintains the window envelope.

These films are the very same coatings used on the US Capitol Building and embassies throughout the world.

Advanced Film Solutions is Florida’s leading installer of high security impact window films.

Today’s unfortunate challenges for student and faculty protection are the driving force for these installations.

“An ounce of prevention”

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Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota Solar Safety Window Film Benefits

Imagine a window coating that stops UV, heat and glare while simultaneously hardening your home’s windows and sliders?

Advanced Film Solutions team of installation experts can take your single pane glass and strengthen them against impact and burglary.

These thicker coatings are the very same films used by the Federal Government to protect military personnel and GSA facilities throughout the country.

Advanced Film Solutions has done our share of government security installations including numerous county and city municipalities throughout the region as well as child care centers and the Sarasota International Airport.

Homeowners can choose from a wide selection of combination solar protection films manufactured by global leaders like Eastman Chemical’s Vista and LLumar Film, Saint-Gobain, Madico, Hanita and Johnson.

These coatings provide the same solar control and UV benefits along with security protection against intrusion.

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Tampa Bay Selects Advanced Film Solutions Window Tinting For 2021

2021 and very shortly our days will be getting longer and hotter throughout west, and central Florida.

We ‘ll be soon hitting 90 degree temperatures and 100% humidity which is typical for our late spring and tropical summers.

Office windows that face west, east and south are the culprit for over-heated tenants and their personnel and visitors.

Combine rising cooling costs and glare and leaving that situation unresolved can have negative implications for your tenants signing their renewal leases.

Advanced Film Solutions recommends that you consider solar control window film.

We apply thin film coatings to the interior side of your windows and glass doors. These coatings filter out nearly all the UV and as much as 85% of the heat from entering their offices.

Tenant electric bills will be reduced by 30% a month and the hot office and discomfort will become a thing of the past.

Economically priced and durable, these films will last for years to come and are warranted against bubbling or adhesive failure.

We provide free estimates and will match the perfect window film for your clients requirements.

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Keeping Tampa Are Children Cooler & Safer With Advanced Film Solutions

Advanced Film Solutions has been awarded the contract for the Hillsborough County School System.

Our expert installers has performed superior installations throughout the Tampa area transforming clear glass into energy smart & safe windows.

Glare and UV are virtually eliminated and cooling costs will be reduced by as much as 30%.

Window film is an invisible retrofit solution that business owners and smart home owners employ to keep their rooms and offices cooler and safer.

Thicker solar security films not only stop heat and glare but they also protect against forced entry.

Now that the summer heat is in full swing the time to make your life cooler and comfortable with window film is right now.

Advanced Film Solutions has earned the confidence of more than 20,000 home and business owners throughout west and central Florida.

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When our local high school recognized just how uncomfortable their entry way was getting every afternoon they considered all options.

Their best alternative was Advanced Film Solutions and our LLumar solar control window film.

Our installation team coated their glass with a thin film that factors out more than 75% of the total solar energy from entering the facility.

Glare was reduced by 85% and the UV is nearly eliminated by 99.9%

Now students and faculty are cooler and far more comfortable while their AC costs are reduced by nearly 50%!

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The clarity of the application is outstanding and we received an A on this examination!

Land O’ Lakes High School is cooler and comfortable and your school, office or home can also make the grade thanks to Advanced Film Solutions.

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Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota-Bradenton Protective Glazing Window Film

We are all painfully familiar with the series of threats, both real and inferred, targeting religious institutions across the USA.

These threats are not isolated to a specific religious group or category of school.

Childcare Centers, K-12 as well as community colleges and universities face dangerous times and concerned communities are taking proactive measures to increase people and asset protection

Advanced Film Solutions is one of Florida’s leading security protective glazing window film installation companies.  We have protected Universities, child care centers and religious institutions and Houses of Worship throughout the region.

Protective glazing films are employed by the Federal Government to protect Military personnel, Federal buildings, state and local governments and landmark building that may be the target of terrorism threats.

These coatings meet strict standards and documented, tested capabilities to withstand blast and intrusion.

Our team professionally installs these coatings to the interior (and exterior in some cases) of the building envelope on the exterior facing windows and doors.

Attachment systems are utilized to fix the film installation to building frames thus creating a complete system that bonds the glass in place.

Shatter resistant coatings are available in clear as well as combination solar iterations that will lower interior temperatures, provide privacy and lower monthly electric cooling costs.

These invisible systems are cost effective and offer superior life saving benefits.

If you are responsible for securing your facility we recommend that you inquire about a free estimate.

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Tampa Bay, Orlando How To Choose Between Security & Solar Window Film

Fall is upon us and Floridians now under stay at home orders consider methods for keeping their homes cooler and safer.

Advanced Film Solutions is the region leader in window film solutions and installation capabilities.

To be sure we have been developing our capabilities for the last 13 years and prior to that 33 years at 3M.

Our portfolio of solutions is unmatched and our installers are some of the best in the world. That’s not a guess or hype; we actually placed 2 of our installers in the top eight in the world.

The question at hand is how to decide between a strictly solar control window film as compared to a thicker (8 ML) clear or solar safety window film?

Solar films are thin film coatings available in a wide array of light transmissions. These coatings stop UV and as much as 85% of the total solar energy (Heat!)

Thicker safety iterations perform the solar control function but as they are much thicker these versions have a far greater puncture resistance and impact capabilities.

Above and below our installation at Sarasota International Airport for protective glazing blast mitigation concerns.

There are less solar security versions than the thinner versions and a slight cost uplift for the thicker coatings as compared to the thinner versions.

Advanced Film Solutions offers several brands of solar films and safety films manufactured by Eastman Chemicals LLumar Select and Vista as well as SunTek.

We also install Madico and Sunscape, Avery Dennison Hanita and Solar Gard/ Armorcoat films.

If you are concerned about home intrusion or burglary or your home or office is subject to flying debris or an errant golf ball you should consider the thicker versions.

The industry is circumspect about defining the thicker films as a storm protection mitigation device.  These films do hold the glass in the frames when properly attached but the window will likely shatter whereas a code meeting shutter will prevent the window from breaking.

Advanced Film Solutions will discuss all of your options and provide the very best custom solutions all with a lifetime warranty.

Call our office toll free at 877-575-3456 and start cooling your home today!

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Tampa Home Security & Solar Window Film Benefits

Keeping your Tampa Bay, Orlando or Sarasota home safer and cooler is certainly on many homeowners minds as we move deep into the tropical summer.

Homes with clear single pane glass have several problems that can be resolved by an application of solar security window film.

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Thicker solar security films stop heat from entering through the windows while strengthening your glass from criminal entry, flying debris or accidents.

Advanced Film Solutions has installed safety solar films on thousands of homes and businesses throughout west and central Florida. Our Eastman Chemicals LLumar, Vista, Huper Optik coatings can lower monthly electric bills by 30% and stop nearly 80% of the heat from entering your home.

These coatings also eliminate 99.9% of harmful UV rays.

How strong are these films?

Our solar security films are the exact same films used by the Federal Government to protect government offices from bomb blasts. At minimum our 8 ML thick coatings meet GSA and DOD performance criteria.

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Make Your Tampa Bay Home Cooler With Advanced Window Tinting

Floridians battle heat, glare and fading of furnishings throughout the entire year.

Many new homeowners discover that their rooms get hot throughout the day since there is limited tree shading and some of these trees were lost during recent wind storms!

Advanced Film Solutions has a perfect solution.

Solar control window film coatings that are applied to the interior side of your existing windows and sliders.

These coatings filter heat, glare and UV and various iterations of these films in thicker (8 ML) versions act as a barrier against forced entry and impact.

Having glazing protection film with solar control properties makes sense!

 

Advanced Film Solutions team of expert installers have completed more than 19,000 home and commercial installations throughout the grater Tampa bay, Sarasota and Orlando areas.

Our clients enjoy lower cooling costs, reduced glare and heat and safer more comfortable homes.

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Home Security Protective Window Film For Florida Homes

Throughout the long history (nearly 60 years) of the window film industry thicker security glazing window film coatings provided a significant level of protection against forced entry, smash and grab crimes and flying debris.

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The Federal government has used these films to protect GSA and Military personnel and property around the USA as well as overseas.

Blast protection (mitigation) particularly after Oklahoma City focused on a specified level of protection and Federal officials determined a baseline level of performance expectations that many manufacturers have met (documented testing available.)

Advanced Film Solutions is unique by offering multiple brand choices but all of our selections have met or exceeded the DoD and GSA Testing requirements.

These choices include Eastman Chemical’s LLumar, Vista and SunTek security films.

Madico and Sunscape security films.

Armorcoat by Saint-Gobain

Johnson Laminating

Avery- Dennison Hanita Films manufactured in Israel.

There are certainly aesthetic differences as one might expect between these brand offerings. Metallic privacy and silver films, clear or lightly tinted iterations as well as multiple light transmissions and levels of reflective or non-reflective.

In all cases Advanced Film Solutions offers an optional but highly recommended Dow 995 attachment system that anchors the film, frames and glass into one complete system.

We should note that our single competition 3M Safety and Security Film does NOT offer any documented safety or security advantage over any of the scores of choices we install on a daily basis.

There is absolutely no advantage for 3M or performance benefit measurable by any independent testing; nor can 3M provide any documented advantage.

In fact the 3M portfolio is extremely limited in the selections offered in terms of appearance, light transmissions and reflectivity.

Why glazing security films:

The bottom line is the efficacy value of these coatings. Thicker 8 ML coatings hold glass in place against force and physical attack. They are recommended for blast protection and store burglary protection. These films are employed by school districts to prevent intrusion by armed perpetrators.

These films have been tested and have met wind storm small and medium large missile impact testing and cycling

Most home and business owners require solar versions of these films to lower cooling costs or provide privacy.  The dual benefit of a solar security combination film improves the ROI immeasurably.

Florida homes and businesses choose Advanced Film Solutions.

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Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Pete, Bradenton-Sarasota, Orlando

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