Knowledge about Window Films

About Window Film

Window film is a self-adhesive transparent thin film that is applied to glass and glazing systems of existing buildings to modify and enhance the properties of the glass (or plastic) without changing the window or building structure. Window film can absorb and reflect up to 80% of the heat coming from outside, producing quantifiable energy savings from cooling systems or alternatively reduce heat loss from the building through the glazing system. Window film can be used on virtually any glazing type, complementing and enhancing the solar performance control of the glass.

There are often misconceptions about window film which are associated to a dark or mirrored-tint on vehicles and buildings. By going through this website, you will realise that this technology is much more than that. 


Window film provides cost-effective solutions for a better life. High technology manufacturing processes allows window film to be used on various glazing systems to enhance the everyday working and living environment. Window film is made up of up to 230 different layers which contribute to their advanced properties, making them highly durable quality products. 

Certifications & Standards

Our Manufacturers members extensively test their products to ascertain individual performance and ensure continued durability. There are many existing standards to which products can be tested – however the most prestigious and commonplace are...

Quality & Durability

Technology transforms our lives; even if most of the time it is difficult to appreciate the technology used to produce apparently simple materials. For example, up to 230 layers are used in some window film to create its advanced properties. Advanced technology makes window film highly durable, quality products. Quality window film complements and enhances the benefits of glazing...

Manufacturing Window Film

The comment “Window film is simply a sticky backed plastic” might have been true thirty years ago, but contradicts and misunderstands the complex technology, high quality, high performance materials that are used in modern window film....

Short History of Window Film

The concept of window film for use in solar control flat glass application dates back to the early 1960s. At that time, the main objective was to control the heating and cooling imbalances that result from solar loading. Such early films were found to reflect solar radiation back from a window, preventing the warming of inside surfaces normally hit by direct sunlight while still allowing vision through the glass...


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