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.

U.S. Capitol Windows, Missing Key Security Feature, Gave Way During Mob Attack

January 13, 2021

When the mob that entered the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 to protest the result of the presidential election they did so, in part, by entering the bui

Nashville Bombing Underscores Importance of Security Window Film Installation

January 6, 2021

The Christmas Day bombing in Nashville that severely damaged more than 40 buildings on historic Second Avenue and injured at least eight people w

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