A casually dressed man looks out a window penetrated by late-afternoon sunlight.

Brighten your building — naturally.

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  • 3M Daylighting Film provides office daylight by redirecting sunlight to provide sustainable green building design.

    3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film is designed to redirect sunlight from windows deeper into buildings to increase natural light. Bringing natural light into your building provides many benefits for your tenants as well as reducing the need for artificial lighting — saving you money on energy costs.

See How It's Done

A simple and effective solution.

  • 3M Daylighting Film video explaining light redirecting strategies to create sustainable, green, and leed certified building.

    Increase natural light and comfort.

    Compared to existing light-reflecting strategies, 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film is easily integrated into new or existing windows. It requires no extra hardware or infrastructure and no additional maintenance or special cleaning. It’s also more cost effective than many existing daylighting solutions.


    • Reduce glare and discomfort
    • Reflect natural light as far as 40 feet (12 meters) or more
    • Save up to 52% on lighting energy


The benefits are far-reaching too.

  • 3M case study video showing natural light for offices that redirect sunlight in a leed certified building.

    Optimizing natural light creates a better environment for any business.

    Buildings with abundant natural light have been shown to:


    • Increase employee productivity
    • Boost retail sales
    • Decrease absenteeism rates
    • Improve student test scores
    • Improve patient recovery times


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  • daylight refracting on window film

    Advanced lighting performance by increasing natural light deeper into rooms.

How daylight redirecting film works.

  • 3M Daylight Redirecting Film being installed on a clerestory window to provide natural light for energy efficiency.

    3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film is installed in the upper portion of the window.

  • Daylight being redirected through clerestory window using 3M redirecting film for a green building design.

    Daylight is redirected upwards toward the ceiling, allowing natural light to penetrate deeper into the building.

  • Daylighting offices through clerestory windows using 3M redirecting window film.

    Made of micro-structured prisms, the film optically redirects over 80% of daylight upward and diffuses it for even distribution.

Optimizing natural light is good for business.

Installing 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film provides a better experience for everyone.

How to buy 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Films.

When you contact a 3M™ Certified Dealer Installer, they’ll get an understanding of your needs, schedule an onsite consultation, recommend a product or products, take measurements and discuss installation logistics.

Our Silver, Gold, Platinum and Large Commercial Certified Dealers have been certified by 3M to deliver outstanding service, installation and satisfaction. When you purchase film from a 3M™ Certified Dealer Installer, the warranty for both the film and the labor comes directly from 3M, so you can buy with confidence.

Find the solution you’ve been looking for by contacting a dealer today.

Questions? We're here to help.

Our 3M™ Certified Dealer Installers are happy to answer any of your questions regarding films, the installation process or any specific concerns.

  • A gold medallion signifying 50 years of sustainable and energy efficient 3M Window Films.

    3M™ Window Film. So remarkable you might not have noticed ...

    And that’s the point. 3M™ Window Film provides nearly invisible protection from the harsh effects of the sun. Like rejecting up to 97% of heat-producing IR rays and up to 99% of damaging UV rays. You eliminate hot spots, save on energy and protect the people and things you love.

    50 years of expertise.

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