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3M All Season Low-E Window Tint

Simulate Low - E Windows

Engineered for cost-effective transformation, 3M Low-E Window Films are tailored to convert regular glazing into energy-efficient Low-E glass. These films effectively block the sun's heat in the summer and help retain artificial warmth during the winter, mirroring the benefits of Low-E glass. The addition of a 3M Low-E window tint is almost like adding an extra pane of glass, providing significant energy efficiency at a fraction of the expense of window replacement. 3M presents a selection of clear and colorless films that subtly enhance energy performance without significantly altering the window's appearance.

3M All Season Low-E Window Films

Temperature Control

3M All Season Low-E Window Tints reject the heat in the summer and absorb the heat in the winter. They can reduce the heat gain by up to 79%

Reduce AC Bills

3M Low-E Window Films contribute to year-round energy savings by deflecting the sun's heat and enhancing window insulation. Remarkably, the return on investment can be realized in as little as three years!

Improve Insulation

Inadequate window insulation leads to discomfort and elevated energy costs. With 3M Low-E Window Film, the insulating capabilities of windows are enhanced, promoting comfort and efficiency throughout all seasons.

Reduce Eye Strain

Sunlight streaming through windows often creates troublesome glare on technology screens, causing discomfort and eyestrain for occupants. 3M Low-E Window Films are designed to reduce glare, enhancing comfort and productivity.

Nearly Invisible Protection


Learn More About 3M All Season Window Tint

In the early 1970s, 3M Company pioneered insulating Low-E window films, offering a solution to convert ordinary glass into Low-E glass. These distinctive tinted films not only reduce a window's Solar Heat Gain Coefficient but also its U-Value. This reduction effectively assists buildings in lowering energy consumption from HVAC system usage, providing year-round benefits in heating and cooling efficiency.

What is a Low-E Window?

A Low-E window offers year-round energy advantages by not only mitigating solar heat gain in the summer but also minimizing heat loss in the winter. This is achieved through an additional metallized coating applied to the glass during the manufacturing process. This supplemental feature proves especially beneficial in colder northern climates. Residences and structures featuring Low-E windows generally exhibit lower energy consumption for heating compared to their counterparts without such windows.

Why is Low-E Glass Important?

Science Tells us that heat naturally moves from warmer to cooler areas. Heat produced by HVAC systems, such as furnaces or boilers, move towards colder surroundings, typically the outdoors. The most convenient route for this heat transfer is often through windows. The metallized coating on a Low-E window enhances resistance to heat passing through the glass by reflecting it back inside. This reduction in heat loss translates to lower energy consumption by the HVAC system, whether powered by gas, electricity, steam, or oil.

Simulate a Low-E Window with 3M All Season Window Film

Crafted with cost-effectiveness in mind, 3M Low-E Window Films are engineered to convert standard glazing into energy-efficient Low-E glass. These films effectively block the sun's heat during summer and preserve artificial warmth in the winter, mirroring the performance of Low-E glass. Incorporating a 3M Low-E window tint is akin to installing an additional glass pane, all at a fraction of the expense associated with window replacement. Additionally, 3M provides clear and colorless film options that subtly enhance energy efficiency without altering the window's appearance significantly.

The table provided below outlines the influence of a Low-E film, such as 3M Thinsulate Climate Control CC75, on the U-Value and Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) of conventional clear glass windows:

Glass Types

U-Value Before

U-Value After



SHGC Before

SHGC After

Single Pane (1/4")







Double Pane
(1/4" - 1/2" Air Gap 1/4")







The Value Proposition

Low-E window films like 3M's Thinsulate Climate Control CC75 or LE-70 offer an enticing value proposition for commercial buildings seeking to enhance existing glazing and reduce their carbon footprint. Regulatory requirements such as New York City's Local Law 97, Boston's Building Energy Reduction and Disclosure (BERDO), and Washington's Clean Energy DC compel building owners to enhance the efficiency of their curtainwall glazing to decrease heating consumption and, consequently, their carbon footprint. However, window replacement is a substantial and costly endeavor that can be disruptive to tenants. 3M Low-E Window Films provide a cost-effective alternative. Explore the following options:

Cost of Window Replacement:

$5000 per pane

Cost of window insert:

$2000 per pane

Cost of 3M Thinsulate Window Film:

$500 Per Pane

In terms of performance, window replacement stands out as the most effective solution. Inserts and Low-E window films, while beneficial, do not match the same level of energy efficiency. However, replacement is frequently impractical, particularly if the building's structure cannot support the added weight of substantially improved glazing. Considering the substantial cost savings associated with Low-E window tint compared to replacement or inserts, the value proposition becomes evident.


Simulate Low-E Windows


Reduce Heating Bills


Warrantied by 3M


Reduce Carbon Footprint


Nearly Invisible

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