3M™ Daylight Redirecting Films Installed by Columbia Filters Can Boost Productivity
New to the world of interior light is 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film. This incredible achievement in film utilizes a replication processs that creates a near-invisible window film mosaic. This mosaic construct when applied to the top portion of a window is designed to accept excess light close to the window and redirect it deeper into the building to increase the daylighting penetration. These microscopic structures are able to redirect as much as 80% of light up onto the ceiling, providing more natural light to other arfeas, while minimizing window hot spots at the space’s perimeter. Furthermore, Daylight Redirecting film will help reduce dependence on electric lighting, as well.
Workdays Brighten Naturally with 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film
In addition, 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film:
• Reduces glare and discomfort caused by direct sunlight on occupants
• Redirects natural light as much as 40 ft. or more into the building
• Extends daylight zone up to 8 ft. into the interior for every 1 ft. of treated window
• Can provide up to 52% lighting energy savings compared to baseline usage
• Can provide savings of up to 1.5 kwh/sq.ft. of floor area
A Simple, Effective, Room Daylighting Solution for Government and Public Offices and Spaces
Compared to existing light reflecting strategies, 3M Daylight Redirecting Film is easily integrated into new or existing windows. It requires no extra hardware or infrastructure, and little to no additional maintenance or special cleaning. It works at all times of the day, even when the sun is at a low angle. Plus, it’s more cost-effective than many existing daylighting solutions around.
3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film was proud to be chose as the winner of Architectural Record “Record Products 2014” Facades Winner.