June 5, 2009
Officials at CPFilms Inc., St. Louis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Solutia Inc., St. Louis, and a producer of LLumar and Vista commercial window films, announced the launch of one-of-a-kind energy audit tools including an online energy savings estimator called the One Minute Challenge, according to a June 4 release.Based on the U.S. Department of Energy’s DOE-2 energy simulation...
April 27, 2009
The Protective Glazing Council International, Topeka, Kan., will host its monthly Webinar May 29, according to an April 27 PGC release. The free Webinar series for architects, building owners, specifiers, glazing contractors and others in the architectural community focuses on various industry topics and runs an hour. Scheduled for the last Friday of each month, the next...
April 14, 2009
Rocky Mountain Sun Control has opened in Berthoud [Colo.]. The company focuses on installing window film on windows in homes and commercial buildings. Owner Blake Parish says window film can cut a building’s energy costs by up to 50 percent.
January 5, 2009
CPFilms Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Solutia Inc., and the world's leading producer of professional window films for automotive, residential, and commercial markets, has announced that its Vista, LLumar and Gila energy-saving window films will qualify for a federal tax credit in 2009. Homeowners can now earn up to a $500 tax credit by installing these energy-saving window films during the...
December 12, 2008
While tinted windows on your car might look cool - and help keep you cool - tinting the windows of your home is an entirely different matter.But a Midlothian [Chicago] company that franchises automotive repair and accessories shops was getting requests from customers to do just that.The result is an entirely new franchise that has nothing to do with Moran Industries Inc.'s core business.
December 4, 2008
Butterfly wings could be used to develop new self-cleaning windows, scientists said.French researchers have developed a technique for replicating the microscopic surface of the insects' wings, which repel water and dirt.
November 5, 2008
CPFilms Inc., St. Louis, a wholly owned subsidiary of Solutia Inc., St. Louis, and the world's leading producer of automotive, residential, and commercial window films, today announced its plans to introduce several innovative marketing tools and industry-leading products for window film dealers at the Specialty Equipment Makers Association trade show (booth 11813), Nov. 4-7 in Las Vegas. In...