Read The California Energy Savings Study to find out more on energy savings by installing window film in existing homes and offices.
Read The Florida Energy Savings Study to find out more on energy savings by installing window film in existing homes.
Read The Commercial Florida Energy Savings Study to find out more on energy savings by installing window film in existing homes.
It’s been a long time coming, but window film is at last approaching its seat at the NFRC certification table. Following the Board’s approval of both the procedures for rating and certifying window film, and a new label last spring, NFRC’s staff has been diligently working to bring all of the pieces together so that window film manufacturers can take advantage of the program.
The International Window Film Association (IWFA) has the utmost concern about any written specification or recommendation that would call for the use of any type of window film, such as a safety or security film, as a primary component of a “bulletresistant glazing”.
Window films save energy in several ways by either reflecting or absorbing different parts of the solar spectrum (the sun’s energy reaching earth). In the ultraviolet part of the solar spectrum, window films absorb 95-99% of the total ultraviolet reaching them, with the result that only 1-5% of the total UV light can get through to the interior