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Monday, June 10, 2013

Five Benefits of Window Film – Healthcare Construction & Operations

Source: HC+0 News -By Jessie Fetterling

Hospitals were inspired to add window films for protection from broken glass due to windstorms after St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., was destroyed by a tornado in 2011.

Recent studies show that exposure to natural sunlight has a physical and mental health benefit for both patients and staff in health care facilities, which is an incentive to upgrade buildings with expansive windows. Additionally, the use of daylighting financially cuts down on energy costs when less electricity for lighting is used.

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