Avery Dennison

The blue-tinted glass of Los Angeles’ 54-story JW Marriott/Ritz Carlton hybrid complex is visually appealing, but all those windows had the building’s HVAC system working overtime.

Gotta Wear Shades

Interior window film delivers big benefits to the JW Marriott/Ritz Carlton hybrid complex in Los Angeles. The abundant sunshine in Southern California makes it a beach lover’s hotspot, but those same solar rays sometimes force the HVAC systems of Los Angeles to sweat. One such building—the 54-story JW Marriott/Ritz Carlton hybrid complex—has an exterior that is sheathed in blue-tinted glass. The visual effect is stunning, but those many windows made it a challenge to cool.

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