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Governors Proclaim National Window Film Day To Highlight Its Energy Efficiency and Health Benefits

Washington, DC – April 17, 2019

Washington, DC – April 17, 2019 – National Window Film Day (NWFD) is April 30, and the window film industry is wasting no time promoting it as it gains traction with governors and mayors across the United States, many of whom are issuing proclamations.

In alignment with proclamations issued by governors and mayors across theUnited States, NWFD is a day dedicated to furthering public education of the many benefits of professionally installed window film including: energy efficiency, indoor temperature comfort, blocking of 99 percent of the sun’s UVA rays, the reduction of glare and the fading of furnishings, and protection from possible harmful exposure to skin and eyes.

Women's Careers Advance To The Top In The Window Film Industry

International Window Film Industry Honors Women During The Month of March

Washington, D.C. - March 6, 2019 - This March the International Window Film Association (IWFA) honors women for their contributions to North America and the world and it is highlighting how far women have advanced in the window film industry. Women in the U.S. earn on average 81 percent of what men make, but the gender pay gap is narrower in the construction industry where women earn on average 96 percent of what men make.

Consumer Alert: Recouping The Cost For Full Window Replacement May Take Decades

Updating Existing Windows With Window Film Offers More Immediate Benefits

Washington, D.C. - February 12, 2019 - To save money on a building's energy costs, window replacement may not be a smart move, according to conclusions from government agencies indicating it may take decades to recoup the cash outlay for the installation of new, energy-efficient windows.

Window Film Industry Association Expands Global Representation

Strong Momentum Predicted For 2019 Window Film Market

Window Film Industry Association Expands Global Representation

Strong Momentum Predicted For 2019 Window Film Market

Washington, D.C. - January 22, 2019 - The International Window Film Association (IWFA), the largest global association promoting the many benefits of window film, is predicting further market growth for many of its manufacturer, distributor and dealer members in 2019. Window films are proven to be a smart and cost-effective way to enhance window performance without the need for window replacement.

To accommodate the growth of the industry, the nonprofit IWFA recently expanded the number of elected representatives to its board to 15. Members of the prestigious body work voluntarily in support of the industry and offer counsel and insight on market trends and industry standards.

New window Film Tint Law for Big Rig Truckers

America’s Big Rig Truckers Get The ‘10-4’ From the DOT

America’s Big Rig Truckers Get The ‘10-4’ From the DOT For Window Film Use In Cabs To Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Washington, D.C. --- April 3, 2012 -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit group, announced today that millions of commercial truck drivers on big rigs can now use window film on the cab’s side windows to keep them safe from the sun’s UVA rays, which have been linked to skin cancer. The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA), clarification to safety regulations relating to a truck’s window visibility now allows the use of compliant window films on big rigs, according to the IWFA. Historically, the enforcement community and the trucking industry have taken the position that no film is allowed on any commercial vehicle.

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