About LEED and Window Film Sustainable Design Tax Credits

3M™ Window Films are a compoent of LEED Sustainable Design, helping to give LEED credits to building owners in multiple categories. Building owners may claim tax credits for energy efficient improvements, such as the installation of window film, made to a building.

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a 3rd party building certification program output by the US Green Building Council. The program is designed to:

“Transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.”


The document below lists of areas where 3M Window Films may apply to the intent of a credit, and the recommended documentation/method for applying for the credit. These credits apply to LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations version 2.2.

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About LEED Sustainable Design

Below is a credit summary that serves as an Impact Analysis of 3M™ Window Films as it pertains to the LEED® Rating System. The credits apply to LEED for New Construction and Major Renovations (LEED-NC) Version 2.2 For Public Use and Display.

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About Window Film Tax Credits


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