Celebrating The Many Wonders of Window Film

By Darrell Smith

To me, the many wonders of the holidays worth celebrating include the sharing of good food, connecting with family and friends in festive circumstances, and the mixture of welcome traditions with new experiences.

A Time To Give Back

By Darrell Smith

Military service members and First Responders both give us the gift of time. Our military service members give up personal time to protect our nation, and each, and everyone of us.

Don’t Let The Winter Sun Catch You Off Guard

As the northern hemisphere heads toward winter, the sun’s angle is lower in the sky. From the point of view of being indoors, the sun may seem to be ‘peering’ straight into your home, office or vehicle.

Sharing Knowledge Makes The World and Our Industry Better

Next week the International Window Film Association (IWFA) will be holding an ‘Education Day’ at an industry event called the International Window Film Conference and Tint-off.


IWFA Member Spotlight- Jeff Rutherford

The IWFA is doing its part to highlight some of its members. Jeff (pictured) is a member of the IWFA board and also the Members Action Commitee (MAC).

What Does The IWFA Logo On A Window Film Product or Marketing Materials Mean?

By Darrell Smith

In the simplest terms it means commitment. Any individual member window film dealer or company that is authorized to display the IWFA logo means they are committed to the policies and guidelines of the Association.

Independence Everyday

On this July 4th, Independence Day, we want acknowledge and salute the many individual businesses, franchise operations, and large-scale multi-dealer companies that characterize the window film industry. Together they help the window film industry continue to offer strong and growing business opportunities for many independent-minded individuals.

Another Reason To Consider Window Film – Glass Costs and Delays

With higher than ever energy costs, a number of glass manufacturers are raising prices anywhere from 10 to 40 percent for flat glass products, such as windows and doors.

What Is Solar Heat Gain?

By Darrell Smith
If you have stepped inside a greenhouse, you may have experienced solar heat gain. The inside of the green house is noticeably warmer than when you were outdoors.

Window Film May Deliver A Bonus When Selling Your Home

By Darrell Smith
IWFA Executive Director
With home energy costs headed in one direction – UP, many home buyers are asking about utility costs, before they make an offer.

Myth Buster- Does Window Film Need To Be Dark To Work?

Dark window film isn’t necessary for controlling the sun’s energy as it enters the interior of a building. Visibly clear window film can be just as effective as a dark window film.

Behind The Scene: With window film business owners Matthew and Kristy Yelle

How did you get started in the window film industry?
My husband Matt Yelle (co-owner) has been in the window film industry for over 20 years and I had picked up the lingo along the way. I am a business major and entrepreneur myself, so when we decided to go into business for ourselves.