FDA Building

Location: Irvine

The Challenge

Excessive solar heat gain  causing unbearable temperatures during summer months stressing AC system in  the hot Southern California summer months.

Curtain wall glass required extensive scaffolding to be erected allowing for access to the problematic western glass wall.

The Solution

20K sf of 3M NV25 energy film.

Duration: 4 weeks

The Result

3M window film reduced over 40% of the heat coming through the windows reducing the interior temperature by an average of 7 degrees.

ROI: <60 months

Utility Rebates: Yes


Excessive heat gain through clear IG windows stressing building chillers.

Lobby glass required 11 stories of scaffolding erected, broken down, moved and re-erected in three separate locations during the installation.

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