3M’s See-Through Film Insulates Windows While Generating Solar Power


Keeping your home warm in the colder months each year can be an expensivetime. There’s ways to save on your power bill by taking a few simple steps like insulating your walls and roof, as well as investing in some extra thick, warm clothing. But even so, you’re going to have the heat turned on.
3M has come up with a new product that not only keeps your house warmer through additional insulation; it generates power while doing so. In fact, it almost sounds too good to be true. 3M’s solution takes the form of a see-through, flexible piece of film that can be placed over your windows–the one area of your house that it’s difficult to insulate effectively. However, because the film is see-through it makes perfect sense to use it on top of glass as it won’t block the light.

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