Category: Heat Relief

Why Tinted Windows are an Architect’s Best Friend

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Many architects are learning that tinted windows are one of the best things that could have happened to the world of architecture. In the past, architects had to make a choice between putting windows in places where they look attractive and letting in natural light, or making sure that the sun does not make the…

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Beat summertime heat with Panorama Solar film

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Summertime in the Portland area is unlike any other region in the country. With clouds parted and rain subsided, the Pacific Northwest offers incredible outdoor activities, music scenes, cultural events and of course, some of the best food you’ll find anywhere. However, we perhaps pay for these summers with uncomfortably high temperatures. It seems like…

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How To Stay Cool Indoors Without Air Conditioning

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Portland’s mild summers make air conditioning an option rather than a necessity. Many homeowners in Oregon do without the convenience of AC. Saying “no” to AC saves money and electricity. For ten months out of the year, living AC-free in Portland seems like a wise choice. But, when hot weather hits, many Oregonians suffer. We’re…

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Window Film Helps Businesses Go Green

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Smart Oregon business owners are always looking for innovative methods to save money. Using energy-efficient materials is one of the best ways to trim expenses. A commitment to eco-friendly systems has benefits that go beyond economics. It’s also a socially responsible way to run your company. Efficient buildings have less of an impact on the…

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Reduce Summertime Heat with Window Tinting

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Summertime in the Portland area is unlike any other region in the country. With clouds parted and rain subsided, the Pacific Northwest offers incredible outdoor activities, music scenes, cultural events and of course, some of the best food you’ll find anywhere. However, we perhaps pay for these summers with uncomfortably high temperatures. Many home and…

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Learn More About the Panorama Hilite Series

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There are quite a few misconceptions about window tinting floating around out there–and a major one is that for a window treatment to be effective, it must be dark and cast a gloom over an otherwise sunny room. Luckily, however, there are a number of completely natural-looking, totally clear window tints–and some of the finest…

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Commercial Tenant Improvement

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It’s important that you maintain your commercial property for the sake of your tenants—after all, tenant retention is a very important, cost-effective aspect of commercial and residential property rental. But you shouldn’t only take care of the inside of your rental; in fact, you should be on the lookout for ways to improve your property’s…

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