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Commercial Window Tinting

3 Benefits Of Window Tinting For Commercial Properties

Window Tinting For Commercial Buildings

There are several benefits for commercial properties and buildings to install high-quality window tinting. The three main benefits include the provisions of; ROI, comfort, and privacy.

Return On Investment: 

First of all, window tinting can reduce the heat transfer from the sun by up to 85%. That means that window tinting your office windows could save the operation money! A building with windows of any size will see a return on investment, because heat stays out and the air conditioner can be used less. You don’t have to wait to see the changes either, applying window tinting yields immediate and measurable results.

Comfort: Having windows in your place of business means that it’s prone to problems like hot spots, glare, and heat that causes fluctuating temperatures. Quality window tinting; however, provides up to 99% protection of Ultraviolet light as well as reduces glares up to 95%. Commercial window tinting helps regulate temperatures by decreasing heat transmission and glare, getting rid of hotspots means that your air conditioner doesn’t have to work as hard to keep that one spot at the desired temperature meanwhile making the rest of the building frigid.

Privacy: Whether you want a little buffer between the outside world and your shop or you need individual office space privacy, a quality window tinting job can take care of the issue.

***BONUS***: Yes, we said three benefits, but there’s more! *Insert Genius Laughter*

Windows on the outside of a building are usually the weakest point of the structure. A thick security window film will help hold the glass together if it’s shattered. This combined with a dark film can reduce the likelihood of burglary. FormulaOne by AES offers several different films to meet your specific needs. We also offer films that provide insulating benefits year round, so when the winter months come around you’ll be able to stay warm while spending less. To get started with your next project, feel free to call FormulaOne by AES at 405-513-6400.

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Top 4 Reasons To Switch From Curtains To Window Tinting

Window Tinting Countdown…Ready, Set, Replace!

Watch any home improvement show and you’ll see that curtains are a mainstay of many homes, but there are benefits to using window tinting film over having bulky curtains. Here, we provide the top 4 reasons you should think about replacing your curtains for window tinting:

#1- UV Protection: 

Unless you have your windows tinted, Ultraviolet Rays (UV) are going to come through your windows. Unfortunately, using a window shade or curtains won’t entirely block the UV light from getting through. The damage can be detrimental to your home’s furnishings and can fade carpet, walls, and the curtains themselves. UV rays can also affect your health. Rays of UV light are known to cause skin damage and, if overly exposed without protection, even cancer. Without a UV blocking window tinting film, chances are you and your home are being affected by UV light. Professionally installed window tinting can reduce UV light in your home by up to 99.99% offering a lot of protection.

#2- Saving Energy:

We talk a lot about energy efficiency here at FormulaOne, but it can’t be overstated. Getting professionally installed window tinting will help your windows perform better in the summer, keeping your cooling costs down. Our Enerlogic brand also helps the performance of your windows by increasing their insulation properties. Curtains simply can’t compete with good window tinting.

#3- Reducing Glare:

If you use curtains then you know you have to keep them closed all the time if the light from a windows falls on the TV. Sometimes, this means you have to choose between having a decent view and watching the TV. Window tinting fixes this issue by reducing the glare and allowing you to still use the window without blocking it off. Getting your home’s windows tinted is a good option if you’ve ever felt trapped behind heavy curtains.

#4- Privacy: 

Window films can prevent people from looking into your home as well as adding an extra layer of security. The films that we place on windows will make windows more durable, often preventing the glass from scattering once the window has been broken. Let’s see curtains do that.

If you’re ready to get started with your next window tinting project, please feel free to contact FormulaOne by AES at 405-513-6400.

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A Breakfast Nook Transformation With Window Tinting

Maintaining The Beautiful View With Window Tinting

Sometimes, people fall in love with a space, such as a beautiful breakfast nook, because the view to the outside world is outstanding. That doesn’t mean; however, that they always want to feel the harsh sun beating down on their backs or that the people sitting opposite them will desire to squint their eyes to avoid being blinded. What’s a person to do if they don’t want to obstruct their beautiful view? You may be surprised by the wonderful transformation from bare glass windows to glass covered in window tinting!

Today, our team at FormulaOne by AES wanted to highlight an idea for a project involving a breakfast nook just like the one in the picture. The wonderful part about many of our residential window tinting films is that they reduce heat by 34% to 83%. Additionally, the film helps to reduce glare from the sun and reducing the fading of furniture inside. This is all possible without having a mirrored or dark look to the film.

Imagine the difference from sitting in a place with an overload of sunlight to suddenly being able to enjoy sitting down in that breakfast nook. When the window tinting is applied the space becomes a comfortable spot that people would actually want to gather in for dining purposes. The film still would allow for plenty of sunlight to enter the space, but without the harmful ultraviolet rays.

No matter which room you would like to transform, window tinting makes a great choice for doing so as there are options for many different design styles! If you have a breakfast nook, a kitchen window, or another place in your home that you’d like to makeover we’d be happy to help. You can call FormulaOne by AES at 405-513-6400 to get started on your next project.

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Window Tinting As A Smart Energy Saving Solution In Arizona

Beating The Arizona Heat With Window Tinting

If there’s one thing residents of Arizona know and understand very well it’s that no matter what time of year it is, the temperatures in this state can cause some extreme heat waves. This is especially true on most summer days. According to average recorded temperatures, gathered since 1981, nearly every day during the summer in Phoenix tops 99° Fahrenheit. For June, the average high temperature is around 104° Fahrenheit while the low is 77° Fahrenheit. With that being said, you can imagine that energy savings of any kind would be highly important in this state. Luckily, FormulaOne by AES was able to help out one resident with some much needed window tinting!

For the project we’re talking about, the homeowner’s number one concern was obviously energy savings. That was an easy fix with some of FormulaOne’s residential window tinting film. This slightly darkened film is able to reject heat up to 83%, depending on the time of the year. What the homeowner may not have realized until later on is that the window tinting film also offered a few other benefits.

This particular home was situated right next to the mountains, providing what should have been the most lovely view of the outdoor scenery. The problem when trying to peer out of the window at the mountainous horizon in the near distance was that the sun’s harsh glare was so bright it nearly blinded the homeowner from seeing anything! Now, with the addition of the window tinting film the homeowner can enjoy looking out of the window at the beautiful space outside without straining their eyes.

In addition to the film keeping the glaring sunlight from streaming in, the film protects carpet, flooring, and furniture with 99.9% Ultraviolet Ray rejection.

At FormulaOne by AES we fix problems like these every day and we’d love to help you with your next project. To contact us give us a call at 405-513-6400.

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The Long-Lasting Decorative Window Tinting At Science Museum Oklahoma

Way Back Wednesday: Remembering A Past Window Tinting Project

It may be an understatement to say that many people’s lives have been enriched by visiting the Science Museum Oklahoma (possibly remembered by some as the Omniplex). For generations people have marveled at the scientific wonders and new discoveries found inside. Taking a look at the museum’s history you will learn that the building itself has changed quite a bit as it has gone through many transformations since 1958. Of course, a building isn’t just about being inviting on the inside, because it’s the outside décor that has to almost subconsciously draw someone in. That’s where decorative window tinting came into play at the end of February, 2016.

FormulaOne by AES had the privilege and honor of being hired last year to apply some decorative window tinting film to the many glass pieces that now make up the sidewalk’s awning outside of the Science Museum Oklahoma. Each piece of film was carefully measured, cut, and individually applied to each rectangularly shaped piece of glass. The unique blue color of the film was meant to mimic a sort of stained glass, but at a fraction of the cost!

Now, over one year later visitors can still see the results of our handy work sticking on strong. The durable, decorative window tinting is certainly a long-lasting film that is still doing its job of providing protection from the sun’s heat, glare, and Ultraviolet Radiation. If you’ve never really taken the time to notice this film before, now you know why it’s there. If it’s been a while since your last visit, next time you’re out at the Science Museum Oklahoma look up at the decorative window tinting on your way inside!

We love helping businesses achieve various looks with many different window tinting options. If you own a business and you’d like to get started with your own project that will be sure to last for years to come, feel free to contact FormulaOne by AES at 405-513-6400.

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Planet Fitness Utilizes Decorative Window Tinting

Colorful Window Tinting For Branding A Gym

Spring has officially arrived and that means there are only a few short months before a lot of people will be making their way to the gym as they’ll want to look their absolute best this summer. Doesn’t it seem like choosing the right gym can be difficult? Think about how the gym owners feel. How do you think gyms manage to make their branding stand out among all the competitors? Well, we know the answer for one gym in particular. Planet Fitness stands out among the crowd by utilizing bold, colorful window tinting.

Branding is one of the most important aspects of any business! As you can see from the photo, the striking purple and yellow colors of the film really helps to make Planet Fitness’ logo and motto really jump out. It’s really clever marketing actually to think about a gym as being the Judgement Free Zone. No one wants to feel like they’re being judged as they exercise.

The nice part about this window tinting film is that it not only displays a pretty image on the outside, but it’s also functioning as a protective barrier to everything on the inside of that glass. Now, members of Planet Fitness can be free to get in shape, have fun, or just kick back and relax in a massage chair in a “judgement free” environment while also being protected!

More specifically, this unique window tinting product is top of the line offering protection from:

  • Heat
  • Glare
  • Ultraviolet Radiation
  • Injury and Damage from flying glass (in the event that it breaks)

We’ll leave the exercise workouts to the operators and members of Planet Fitness as we continue to offer exceptional installation expertise for our window tinting film.

Do you have a window that you’d like to use for branding purposes? Maybe you just want something beautiful? No matter what your reason, FormulaOne by AES can design a decorative window tinting film for you! We can be reached at 405-513-6400.

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Camelot Child Development Protects Children With Window Tinting

Window Tinting For Solar Control

As one might imagine, taking on being a childcare provider is a huge responsibility. It’s not the same as being a parent of just a few children. There are many things to worry about from proper supervision for many children, insurance coverages, investigations to deem the place worthy, providing proper meals, and protecting the children by any means necessary. Most parents nor day care providers would stop to think of protecting their babies from UV rays via window tinting, but the owners of Camelot Child Development did!

In fact, they contacted FormulaOne by AES to determine the best solution for their window tinting needs. The vulnerability of children to the harmful ultraviolet rays was something that had to be greatly considered. In the end it was decided that SolarControl Vista 14 Ultima window tinting film was the best solution for the daycare windows. The benefits of this particular window tinting film are as follows:

  • Rejects up to 79% of solar energy, reducing energy costs, heat build-up, and glare.
  • Blocks up to 99.9% of UV rays, helping to protect the children and everything inside.
  • Blue-gray hue with low interior and high exterior reflectivity.
  • Reduces glare and eye fatigue.
  • Optically-clear sputtered film with advanced color stable technology.
  • Comes with Manufacturer’s warranty.

The recommended applications for this type of film are:

  • Schools and Universities
  • Public Buildings
  • Health Care Facilities
  • Commercial Offices
  • Hotels
  • Homes

At FormulaOne by AES, we are known for our quality products and exceptional installation expertise. We offer top of the line products and quality installation. We carefully measure every window to make certain that the tint fits perfectly. Our team generally works very quickly to finish out each project.

If you have a special place that you would like to keep protected, please feel free to contact FormulaOne at 405-513-6400!

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LLumar Window Film UV Shield For Trophy Case

Protecting Trophies With Window Film

When you work so hard every day for something and you receive an award, it’s hard not to want to show it off and be proud. It doesn’t matter if you’re a celebrity, an employee of the month, or you work somewhere that receives awards based on the amount of team effort put forth as everyone can appreciate a trophy. With that being said, if you have a display case to put your trophies in wouldn’t you want to protect that case so that your trophies look as nice as the day you first received them? If so, you’re in luck, because with LLumar window film a project like this is possible!

One of FormulaOne’s past projects, in fact, involved wrapping a glass trophy case with window film at American Fidelity Assurance Company. By adding this window film to the glass it made it possible to eliminate most of the glare and heat from the sun shining through the building’s large glass windows. At the same time that the LLumar window film protects the glass trophy case to in turn protect the trophies placed inside, it also allows for clear visibility from the outside.

This is especially important for a company such as American Fidelity Assurance Company, because they thrive on making a difference and maintaining a great reputation and being able to show off their achievements only adds to their ongoing efforts. Everyone who walks by the large trophy case can peer inside and enjoy seeing the trophies inside, but they don’t have the harsh glare of the sun reflecting back at them or blinding them in the eyes. To keep up with the clean, sharp, ultra modern feel of the office there was no better option.

If you have a glass area that you’d like to be protected from ultraviolet rays, FormulaOne By AES would love the opportunity to make it happen for you. We can be reached at 405-513-6400 or you can contact us online by clicking here.

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Vista Window Film Used On Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet Theatre

A Case Study: Dayview V45 Window Film

Branson, Missouri is home to live shows, fun attractions, and exciting excursions for visitors to enjoy. One of the most well-known buildings hosting entertainment for over three million visitors per year is the Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet Theatre. The owner, Bobby Vinton, knew that he had a difficult problem with heat, glare, and fading furnishings inside. As visitors increased over the years the solution of adding window film started to become clear as the owners knew they had to provide a more comfortable, glare-free environment.

There are many types of window film, so it took some careful analysis to determine that the best solution would be the series called Vista Dayview V45. This window film allowed for control of the sunlight which would pour into the theatre without compromising the beauty of the building in any way. The awesome part about this window film addition is that it became a part of the building’s arched windows in 1996 and it’s still going strong!

The installation of the Vista Dayview V45 window film was reported to do the following:

  • Immediately reject 45% of total solar energy
  • Reduced light transmission by 54%
  • Decreased the ultraviolet rays by 99%

Since ultraviolet rays are the main reason for fading floor coverings, interior furnishings, and artwork this transformation meant a lot! Bobby Vinton himself quoted “I could not have arrived at a better solution. My Theatre is now comfortable throughout. Moreover, the film has virtually taken away all the glare from reflecting sunlight and is helping to protect our furnishings and the gift shop merchandise from fading.”

How awesome is that? Do you have a home, office, or precious building that you’d like to preserve with the help of window tinting? FormulaOne by AES is local, we used Vista window film and we offer a lifetime transferable manufacturer’s warranty, too!

If you’re interested in having a free estimate for your own window film project, please feel free to give us a call! FormulaOne can be reached at 405-513-6400!

Auto Window Tinting

Reducing The Glare With Auto Window Tinting

Auto Window Tinting In Oklahoma

Have you ever been the first one to pull up to a traffic light on your early morning commute and realized that you couldn’t see the light, because the sun’s glare was blinding you? Even with sunglasses on the bright light can hit your eye line just right making it difficult to see beyond the glare. That can get tense when you’re trying to judge whether it’s your turn to drive simply based on the other traffic around you. No matter what season it is in Oklahoma, the sun is bound to be out and bothersome to drivers at some point. This is when window tinting becomes your best friend. You can reduce that nasty glare with just a little window tinting.

Of course, you do have to obey the Oklahoma laws. In our great state the darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). This percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window. Translation: Non-reflective tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line and all other windows with window tinting film on them must allow more than 25% of light in.

Luckily, we’re fully aware of what the law requires. Window tinting comes in various shades so we can provide the right one for you. Our auto window tinting is of high quality and we’re experts at installation so you’ll get just what you need! Furthermore, you won’t get any weird bubbling, either. What’s even better is that every FormulaOne installation is fully-backed by the Nationwide FormulaOne Transferable Lifetime Manufacturer’s Warranty.

With auto window tinting you won’t have to worry about trying to shield your eyes with your hand to block the sun, having a glare on your sunglasses, or doing the steering wheel jig as you lean to the left, right, stretching up, and crouching down to get around the glaring sun. You deserve to enjoy a safer, more comfortable drive during your morning commutes and we can help!

For your auto window tinting needs, give FormulaOne by AES a call at 405-513-6400!