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Smart Glass Windows & Electrochromic Glass - Enjoy Privacy On Demand with ElectraTint

Smart Glass Windows: The Secret to  Privacy On Demand®

Sun glare. Fluctuating temperatures. Lack of privacy. These are just some of the problems that PDLC Film can solve.

What is PDLC Film?

PDLC Film, often referred to as “Smart Window Tint” or “Electronic Window Tint or Film” gives anyone the flexibility of enjoying an unobstructed view of the outside world or workplace and having complete privacy in an instant, truly Privacy On Demand®. PDLC stands for Polymer Dispersed Liquid Crystal. In short, PDLC Film is liquid crystal sandwiched between two layers of film and when electricity is applied it switches from it’s frosted state to clear, revealing the world behind it. 

With just a flip of the switch, a click of a button, or even a voice command, PDLC Film offered by ElectraTint can switch your window or wall of glass from clear to opaque or into a gorgeous frosted design. Not only is this amazing product a great alternative to standard window treatments, but it is also one of the best ways to reduce light glare and offer increased levels of privacy. This makes it the perfect option for the home or the workplace.

ElectraTint knows that your home and office should be comfortable. With innovation and style, it’s no wonder smart tint is continuing to increase in popularity. If you no longer want to deal with the hassles of regular window treatments (blinds, drapery, etc), and want nothing but the highest quality film available on the market with the best clarity, widest width available, best adhesive, and an industry best 4 year warranty*, rely on PDLC Electrochromic Glass Films offered by ElectraTint today.

Choose your type of electrochromic glass film application below:

Residential

Following a long day’s work, you deserve to come home to a place that feels safe and secure. When you’re looking for peace of mind, investing in electrochromic glass window tint from ElectraTint can give your family the privacy it craves at the touch of a button. In an instant, our smart window tint can change your windows from transparent to opaque giving you the instant home privacy or shade that you desire in a flash.

Commercial

Glass offices and conference rooms promote an open culture in the workplace.  However, there are times when you need to have a confidential meeting with potential clients, display or review confidential and sensitive material, or have private discussions with personnel.  In under a second, our smart window tint can help you achieve that privacy when it’s needed. Learn more about how our electrochromic glass tint can benefit your office.

FAQ’s

Q: What is the cost of electric window tint or smart privacy glass?
A: ElectraTint sells for $49.00 per square foot shipped within the continental United States for our self-installation customers.  You will need some additional parts such as at least 1 transformer per 100 square foot which cost $174.99 each. Some other costs associated with ElectraTint are wiring, control switches, trim material to cover the wiring, cleaners, and installation tools needed to complete the installation.  While we do not offer control switches, many of the other needs for a finished film installation are available in our online store at www.electratint.com/shop/.  These costs will very depending on your exact needs.
Q: What is smart glass is it different from ElectraTint?
A: Smart glass has a layer of PDLC film laminated within the glass where as ElectraTint is PDLC film that is applied to the surface of the glass.
Q: How Does ElectraTint smart glass window tint work?
A: ElectraTint is applied to glass with a self-adhesive side of the film.  Once installed applying voltage to it causes the scattered liquid crystal to “align” giving you the ability to see through it.  A transformer is used to supply 60 volts AC and it’s on/off status is controlled by a switch or similar device.
Q: What is Electrochromic glass?
A: Electrochromic glass and ElectraTint film alike work off the principle where the opacity of the material changes when a voltage is applied.  This gives ElectraTint the ability to instantaneously provide Privacy On Demand
Q: How is electrochromic film made?
A: Electrochromic film like ElectraTint is made by sandwiching an electrochromic material between two layers of film.  Once the film is cut to the needed size bus bars are installed on the edge of the film. The bus bars are the locations where wiring is connected to supply voltage to the film to make it go clear.
Q: Can ElectraTint be used for privacy
A: ElectraTint is intended primarily for privacy and gives the ability to get that privacy in almost an instant compared with other slower window treatment options such as shades.
Q: Can you project on ElectraTint film?
A: You can project still or moving images onto ElectraTint and the images are visible from both sides of the glass.  Many customers use this for advertising options after hours on their storefront glass.
Q: Does ElectraTint block the UV harmful rays?
A: Yes, ElectraTint blocks 99% of harmful UV rays.  Specifications and information on ElectraTint are available from our product catalog which can be downloaded at www.electatint.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/ElectraTint-Product-Catalog.pdf.
Q: Is ElectraTint energy efficient?
A: Yes, ElectraTint is energy efficient with a max draw of 2 amps per transformer which powers up to 100 square feet.  Additionally, it can cut down on heat and light glare depending on where the film is installed which may lead to other savings as well.  Specifications and information on ElectraTint are available from our product catalog which can be downloaded at www.electatint.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/ElectraTint-Product-Catalog.pdf.
Q: Is ElectraTint less expensive than smart glass?
A: Yes, ElectraTint is usually at least half as much as smart glass if not more.
Q: Can we install ElectraTint ourselves?
A: While installing ElectraTint is more difficult than just sticking a sticker on some glass, it can be installed on your own.  What is important to have a quality end result is being patient, being thorough through all steps of the process, and having good attention to detail.  Additionally, if “installation support” is purchased from ElectraTint, a technician will be available to you to help guide you through the entire installation process.  
Q: How can I purchase ElectraTint or get an installation quote?
A: You can purchase ElectraTint on our website by answering some questions that guide you through the process and generate all of the parts and materials that you will need for a self-installation.  If you are interested in having an installation performed feel free to call 720-231-8846 to talk with a consultant or provide some information for us on our “contact us” form at www.electratint.com/contact-us/ . Of course we are available by email if preferred at info@electratint.com .