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Improving HVAC Energy Efficieny

According to the US Department of Energy, the solar heat gain that comes from windows is responsible for almost one third of a building's cooling costs. Low-E window film can help reduce this number and bring down HVAC costs, thus conserving energy! Read more on Improving HVAC Energy Efficiency Year-Round!

Topics: Commercial News

BOMA Scores Win on Leasehold Depreciation

Last night, the U.S. Senate approved a package of tax “extenders,” including a one-year, retroactive extension of the 15-year depreciation period for tenant improvements, which had previously expired at the end of 2013. This means that building owners can deduct expenses for tenant improvements made in calendar year 2014 over 15 years instead of 39—a significant victory for commercial real estate!

Topics: Commercial News

Daylighting Solution in the Work Place

Daylighting: Decreasing the amount heat and glare coming through your glass allowing more visibility and less need for artificial lighting, thus saving energy.

Topics: Commercial

Madico and Window Film Featured on Popular Science Channel Show

The Science Channel program, How It’s Made, recently wrapped up filming at the Madico Window Films manufacturing facility in St. Petersburg, Fla. The segment will air Thursday, December 26 at 9 p.m. EST.

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