It’s a sad reality that property managers, school and university security and asset protection management have to consider methods to protect people and assets.
Perimeter protection; including stand-off barriers, etc. increased law enforcement and surveillance and access control are essential components of an enhanced security footprint.
Hardening of your facility glass windows and doors is another cost-effective and effective life safety improvement that has been effectively employed at government facilities, embassies and potential targets of terrorism throughout the world.
Advanced Film Solutions has done our part to increase security and provide protection against intrusion, blast events and vandalism throughout Florida.
Our team has installed glazing security film at the Sarasota International Airport, numerous municipal buildings, schools and religious institutions throughout Florida.
The protective glazing films and associated attachment systems all meet Federal GSA blast mitigation guidelines.
The various iterations of security film cover a wide spectrum of light transmissions and levels of privacy. The coatings range from clear to dark silver reflective versions
The key takeaways are that these protective glazing film systems are effective in life safety.
They are economical and practical solutions that should be considered as a major component for your perimeter and building envelope protection.
Advanced Film Solutions, with offices in Sarasota, Tampa Bay and Orlando is justifiably proud of our teams success over the last 11 years since leaving 3M Window Film.
We have consistently striven to meet and exceed our customer’s requirements. Our installers placed in the top eight in the world during the recent International tint-off contest in West Palm Beach and we have earned seven straight Super Service Awards from Angie’s List and an A Plus Rating from the Better Business Bureau.
Superior installations and the capacity to handle any size job including airports, Universities and homes throughout Florida are just some reasons our clients trust their homes and offices to Advanced Film Solutions.
The window film we promote is an obvious essential component for our success. The Eastman Chemical portfolio of window film is unmatched in the variety of choices throughout their many leading brands.
Florida home owners are looking for ways to lower cooling costs, improve glare control and provide UV protection for their homes.
Advanced Film Solutions thin film coatings will filter nearly 100% of the UV as well as more than 80% of the glare. These films are installed on the interior side of your windows and sliders.
Many of these selections are available in thicker iterations that not only meet these solar requirements but add home safety and security.
Shatter resistant versions will deny, delay and ultimately deter burglaries since the thief will discover that the glass remains intact.
Many property managers and retail store owners have had shatter control window film applied to their windows and doors. These thicker coatings can keep intruders out of your offices while law enforcement responds. These films aree also available in reflective coatings that will provide privacy.
Security films are employed at Federal buildings and military bases for force protection as well as blast mitigation. These tested films provide both the energy savings aspect as well as this higher level of home protection.
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ABOUT THIS BLOG AND AUTHOR
Having spent 33 years with 3M in numerous positions including National Sales Manager for 3M Window Films the author now runs his own show as Vista, Huper Optik, Armorcoat, Geoshield and FormulaOne Window Film Dealer in the USA. One door closes and another one opens. No more red tape (Scotch or otherwise!) "Whosoever wishes to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details. Knowledge is not intelligence. In searching for the truth be ready for the unexpected. Change alone is unchanging. The same road goes both up and down. The beginning of a circle is also its end. Not I, but the world says it: all is one. And yet everything comes in season." Heraklietos of Ephesos