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Window film technology for reducing the cost of cooling: Thomas Cook headquarters building in Belgium

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Thomas Cook Group has opted for Window Film to save energy at its headquarters in Belgium. More than 600 employees work in the company’s worldwide headquarters near Ghent, Belgium. The company decided to install solar control Window Film to improve heat rejection and reduce solar glare across the building’s 2000m2 of windows, optimising working conditions for employees that had struggled to deal with the solar heat and glare during summer months.
The infrastructure department at the company opted for Window Film technology for several reasons: it ensured high heat rejection (up to 61%) while blocking solar glare (up to 62%), and the installation did not interrupt the daily activities of employees. Almost 100m2 of Window Film was installed in just two weeks’ time, without any disruption. Furthermore, Thomas Cook compared Window Film against other possibilities and came to the conclusion that Window Film offered a more environmentally friendly solution to their problem (glare and heat rejection). The company´s corporate social responsibility policy includes strict guidelines with regards to saving energy and reducing the company’s carbon footprint.

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