IMG’s Pendleton School Cuts Glare With Panorama Window Film

Few –  if  any – sports training academies can boast the roster of famous alumni/atheletes that IMG Academies in Bradenton, Florida can. Andre Agassi, Maria Sharapova, Venus and Serena Williams, Paula Creamer – the list goes on and on! And many younger atheletes who train at the superb facilities attend the Pendleton School, located right on the campus. It’s a beautiful modern building, with large windows that let in plenty of light…

…In many ways, too much light! Even with modern shading devices over the windows, a number of teachers were forced to put up cardboard to keep the light out; especially when using the many overhead projectors and other media devices that are regularly used in class. Not wanting to completely block the view with unsightly, dust-catching blinds, the school’s Headmaster thought that window film might be the perfect solution to cut excessive light from entering the East, South, and West-facing classrooms.

Solar-X of Sarasota has a long history of working with IMG Academies installing both sun control film as well as custom made logos and glass imaging. A consultation with the Headmaster led to a test installation of Panorama® “Slate 10™” dual-reflective window film to ensure that the  film would meet all the school’s needs.  It was an immediate hit. The appearance both inside and out was exactly what they wanted. The resulting light level was perfect for media presentations in the classrooms without additional room-darkening shades or blinds; and the film stopped 79% of the sun’s heat from entering through the windows – an extra bonus that is keeping the classrooms cooler and saving energy. The one day installation was done on a Saturday, so there was no disruption to classroom routine.

IMG Academies is just one example of the ongoing relationships we have with many clients. Architects, contractors, interior designers, assisted living facilities – and many others with ongoing needs –  all know that they can count on Solar-X of Sarasota for prompt professional consultation and service.  They know we’ll recommend the right film for any job, and we’ll install it with care and attention to detail that is second to none. If you are considering a residential or commercial installation in the Bradenton, Sarasota, or Venice area, contact Solar-X today, and see what has made us the area’s premier window tinting contractor for nearly four decades. Rated “A+” by the Better Business Bureau.

Football Watching Is Better Without Glare | Window Tinting

Are You Ready For Some Football? Watch It In Comfort!

Now that life (at least as some of us know it) is returning to our television screens it’s time to consider the optimum conditions for conducting our weekend viewing enjoyment. Saturday for college; Sunday for pro – it’s so much better when you can clearly see the game on that “big screen” you spent your hard earned dollars for. Without annoying glare, and without the family room being uncomfortably hot!

So many of today’s modern homes have big family/TV areas with windows placed around the TV cabinet at the end of the room, and huge sliding doors leading out to the patio. Many homeowners choose not to put blinds or window treatments in these areas; preferring the “open” look that comes with so much glass. But all that beautiful glass sometimes lets in a blinding amount of glare which is uncontrollable; and from early to late afternoon it is almost impossible to see the TV screen without the picture being almost completely “faded out.” What can you do?

brett farve football televisionWell, if you want to be able to count Bret Favre’s grey hairs in “Hi-Def,” you’d better install some window tinting from Solar-X. Our films not only control heat and fading – making your TV area much more comfortable; they also reduce and control the excess light we call “glare” – and that will ramp up your viewing pleasure to a level you have only dreamed of. Our window tinting products will make your TV viewing as easy on the eyes as watching your favorite squad of cheerleaders…and isn’t that what football is all about?

Contact Solar-X today, and be watching your favorite team in comfort by next weekend.