Case Study: Heat Reduction & UV Protection
Case Study: City View Protected Day & Night
Susan Huckvale Arann, ASID, CID is president of the New York Metropolitan chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers and American and International Designs, Inc...more
For a recent project, Susan was retained to design the interior of a luxury apartment in the Residence at the Ritz Carlton, New York, Battery Park... more
Sweeping views of New York harbor, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island are the dominant features of the condominium's character. Harmonious elegant furnishings, luxurious fabrics and original art pieces complete the idyllic waterfront setting.
The panoramic views brought great joy but the sun's rays also brought great trouble with uncomfortable glare and bleaching damage to the floors and furnishings... more
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Case Study: Making Light of Home Work with Window Film
Publicity professional Sophie Ryan faced a common problem as she moved her business into her home. Ryan had a spare bedroom. However the room had one big problem. It had large windows that faced the East which afforded a magnificent view of the East River and Long Island. But the windows also allowed strong sunlight to pour though the glass from dawn to dusk.
Apart from the fading problems caused by the sun's ultraviolet light and heat build up, the glare made the office and computer impossible to use. During the day, the computer screen became almost unreadable and the television screen faded into obscurity.
"I was at my wits end. This was the only space suitable for my work. I loved my views and I shuddered at the thought of blocking my view with blinds or draperies," Sophie Ryan said and went on to express how delighted she was when she read about solar control window film.
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Case Study: Big D Hilton Blocks UV Damage
The Dallas Parkway Hilton is a 14 story highrise hotel with beautifully appointed guest rooms, an elegant restaurant, meeting rooms and a fitness center located in the heart of North Dallas.
The hotel recently underwent a total renovation, which included the installation of VISTA UVShield Sunrise solar control window film on all of the windows of the 310 guest rooms and suites. An installation of 30,000 square feet of film was required... read more