Posts Tagged ‘International Window Film Association (IWFA)’

A Guide to Learn Ahead of Time What to Ask a Professional Window Film Dealer

Mar 15th, 2023

Today’s high tech window films may upgrade existing home windows to achieve better energy performance to help reduce carbon emissions and at the same time many products are nearly invisible once permanently installed on the window glass, but how do consumers know what to ask when seeking out professional installation? Click here to read more.

Legislative Roundup: Enforcement Operations and New Bills

Mar 8th, 2023

I started 2023 by reporting on a December 28, 2022, illegal window tint enforcement operation in California. Just a few weeks later, The International Window Film Association (IWFA) sent out an alert to its members concerning Connecticut Senate Bill 586, which, if passed, would prohibit the installation of “any transparent material on the front windshield […]

Connecticut Senate Bill 586 Concerns Industry, Association

Jan 25th, 2023

A bill in the senate has aroused concern for the industry. The International Window Film Association (IWFA) sent out an alert to its members concerning Connecticut Senate Bill 586, which was introduced on January 18, 2023. If passed, SB 586 will prohibit the installation of “any transparent material on the front windshield or on the […]

The Inflation Reduction Act Extends Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credits

Sep 7th, 2022

The nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA) announced that as part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA) signed into law on August 16, 2022, residential energy efficiency tax credits have been extended through 2032 and may apply to window films. Energy-efficient Extension “Window films are often the unsung hero when it comes to […]

The Hazards of Unprotected Glass Doors, Windows and Panels Spotlighted For National Safe At Home Week August 26-31

Aug 3rd, 2022

The nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA) is doing its part to help consumers become more aware of the safety hazards of unprotected glass doors, windows and glass panels during National Safe At Home Week, August 26-31. Click here to read more.

Turn a Minute Into Big Energy Savings to Help Power Grid Supply Challenges

Jul 13th, 2022

The nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA) is doing its part during a period of power grid supply challenges and high energy prices to help consumers save money and reduce carbon emissions with a new, one-minute video that explains how window films can provide long-term energy savings year-round. Click here to read more.

Unprotected Dark Automotive Glass may Offer a False Sense of Security

Jun 8th, 2022

Unprotected dark automotive glass may offer a false sense of security to vehicle owners who could believe dark glass affords them protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays, according to the nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA). “Many newer vehicles have dark or dyed glass from the manufacturer and it may give consumers the […]

Window Film Provides Cost-Effective Storm Safety Protection

May 25th, 2022

With climatologists forecasting an above-average number of severe storms this summer, the nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA) recommends window film installation for added glass safety and additional benefits depending on the installed product. Window films are permanently adhered to glass surfaces and commonly made of multi-layers of polyester strands with various technical coatings added […]