Posts Tagged ‘ California ’

Window Film Could Save the Equivalent of Four Million Barrels of Oil

Feb 27th, 2013

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) has reported that California residents could save the equivalent of four million barrels of oil each year, or the annual output of three 500-megawatt power stations, by installing window films on 10 percent of structures built before building energy codes were mandated. The California Building Standards Commission recently approved […]

Better Energy Ideas Teams up with Hyatt to Lower Energy Costs

Feb 27th, 2013

The Hyatt Century Plaza, near Beverly Hills, recently partnered with Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.-based Better Energy Ideas Inc. (BEI) to evaluate the use of window films to lower energy costs. An initial analysis performed indicated that the Hyatt could save more than $690,000 by using a “tinted window film that blocked 99 percent of UV light,” […]