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NYC Utility Rebates Ensure 3M™ Window Films Pay Back
Fast and Help You Comply With LL84 and LL87

The U.S. Department of Energy and a recent study published by CONSOL Energy show 3M™ Window Films can reduce energy usage up to 19 kwh per sq ft of windows. That adds up to a lot of savings on a building's energy bill. With typical ROI's of less than three years, building owners and managers all over North America have discovered the cost savings associated with 3M™ Window Films. 1, 2 In fact, with utility rebates through Con Edison, authorized 3M™ Window Film dealers have completed projects with payback as short as one year.

What's more, New York lawmakers have turned up the heat on commercial building owners and managers. Recent law changes in New York now require buildings to reduce their energy consumption and audited non-compliant buildings will be forced to pay fines. Finding cost-effective energy saving technologies like 3M™ Window Films is now imperative to maintaining their bottom line. 3M™ Window Films can help increase your ENERGY STAR® Porfolio Manager™ score, assist your building in obtaining ENERGY STAR® certification, and save you money in the process.

Over 68 million square feet of
3M™ Window Films have been sold
in the U.S. in the last decade.
Do you own or manage a building?

3M™ Window Film can help you:

  • Reduce electricity bills as much as 10%
  • Reduce temperatures as much as 9°F
  • Earn as many as 11 LEED points
  • Increase your ENERGY STAR® Portfolio
    Manager™ score
  • Become eligible for ConEd rebates
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Are you an energy auditor or do
  • 3M™ Window Film can be integrated into
    eQuest or Trace 700
  • e-Film can be used to provide an energy
    audit using the US. Department of
    Energy's Energy Plus™ program
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or call 212-600-0877

3M™ Window Films

Security, solar and decorative window films can change your view of what window films can do. Solar and tinted window
films save valuable energy and increase worker comfort. Security and safety window films provide shatter-resistant
protection in severe weather and bomb blasts. Decorative window films add privacy and style within your building.

Now you can provide sun control, UV protection, window tinting and privacy while increasing energy savings. 3M™ Window
Films help improve tenant comfort, reduce hot spots and increase window safety in buildings. To schedule an audit for your building today click here

Con Edison Utility Rebates

Con Edison has been incentivizing 3M™ Window Films for the past three years. In some cases, Con Edison has paid as
much as 40% of the project costs. 3M has a team in place that will not only complete an energy audit on your building, but
we will also navigate the rebate process and work directly with your utility company on your behalf to ensure you receive
the highest possible incentives available.

To contact 3M and schedule an audit for your building today, click here.

PlaNYC 2030

In 2007, with a goal of a more sustainable New York City, Mayor Bloomberg announced PlaNYC 2030 –an initiative to reduce New York City's energy use 30% by 2030. Commercial buildings account for approximately 39% of all energy used in the United States,3 which is why the initiative focuses on commercial properties. Windows alone account for approximately 12% of all the energy used in buildings,4 which suggests that upgrading all New York City building windows could achieve as much as 16% of the total 2030 goal! PlaNYC 2030 established the city's sustainability goal, and since then a number of laws have been passed that target achieving that goal, including New York Local Laws 84 and 87.

New York Local Law 84

As of May 1, 2011, New York Local Law 84 (NY LL84) requires any building over 50,000 square feet to submit an annual energy benchmark via ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager™. If you fail to submit your information to the ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager™ you are fined $2,000 per year. This data is then publicly disclosed so that prospective tenants can compare buildings' energy usage, allowing for more informed decisions about the costs of renting a building space.

How does your building stack up? To see how efficient your building is compared to buildings you are competing against for tenants, click here.

For more information about NY LL84, click here.

New York Local Law 87

New York Local Law 87 (NY LL87) is a follow-up to NY LL84. It requires every building over 50,000 square feet to undergo an energy audit once every 10 years to determine what energy retrofits the building should implement. The year that your audit is due is based on the final digit of the building's tax block number, as shown in the table below.

For more information about NY LL87, click here.

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  • 3 Energy Information Administration, 2009.
  • 4 U.S. Department of Energy, International Green Building Summit, 2012.