The CWS Blog

Short backgrounders on security, solar control, privacy/decorative, smart, switchable, RF and anti bird strike window films to help you better understand how they can make a difference in your building, including schools, airports, convention centers, museums and hospitals.

Uptick in Hurricanes, Tornadoes Threatening Lives As Building Windows Shatter

September 30, 2020

When Hurricane Laura struck the Louisiana-Texas coastline in late August, the property damage was devastating. In particular, the town of Lake Ch

Beirut Tragedy Underscores Importance of Security Window Film Installation

August 24, 2020

The second of two explosions that rocked Beirut, Lebanon on Aug. 4, 2020, caused more than 170 deaths to date and injured more than 6,000. Proper

Privacy/Decorative Window Film Installations on the Rise as Office Workspace Evolves

July 29, 2020

A transformation in the design of traditional office workspace over the past decade or so has changed the look of where we work in a typical offi

Bird Safety Legislation Passed in New York City

January 15, 2020

The relatively recent interest in anti-bird strike window film received a significant boost with the December, 2019, passing by the New York City

How Shatter Resistant Window Films Protect Glass and Save Lives

July 24, 2019

Shatter resistant window films are designed to increase the shatter resistance of glass, keeping the glass in place during catastrophic events. T

ENERGY STAR Building Ratings Change Offers Opportunity for Energy-saving Solar Film Installation Projects

July 16, 2019

ENERGY STAR is a voluntary U.S. Environmental Protection Agency [EPA] program started in 1999 that delivers environmental benefits and financial