Posts Tagged ‘IWFA’

New Jersey to Review 100-Year-Old Tint Law

Nov 29th, 2023

A change may be coming to New Jersey’s tint laws. Due to a number of court cases challenging its laws regarding window tint, the New Jersey Law Revision Commission will review whether or not the laws need to change. The specific laws include N.J.S. 39:3-74, which states: “No person shall drive any motor vehicle with […]

Four Window Film Resources You Can Use to Educate Customers 

Sep 13th, 2023

The window film industry is no stranger to skeptical customers and the mission to educate consumers on film’s benefits is unending. Luckily, your sales pitch doesn’t have to rely solely on your word. Several organizations have consumer-focused tools that can help make closing the deal a lay-up. Here are four you might want to check […]

IWFA Board Member Snapshots: Kristy Yelle and Michelle Hurtado

Jul 12th, 2023

WINDOW FILM magazine and PPFMag connected with newer Board members of the International Window Film Association (IWFA): Kristy Yelle, co-owner of Palmetto Protection Films in Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Michelle Hurtado, president of Sal’s House of Tint in San Marcos, Texas, to delve into their roles and discover what led them to pursue Board positions. […]

July is UV Safety Month: Consumers Should Take Action For Year-Round Protection

Jun 28th, 2023

The nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA) is using the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention’s UV Safety Month to warn consumers that some of the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation can pass directly through unprotected glass in buildings and vehicles and damage skin and eyes. The sun emits radiation in the form of ultraviolet […]

Homeowner Shares Her Secret for a Cooler, More Comfortable Home Using Less Electricity in the Summer

Jun 14th, 2023

Summertime doesn’t officially start until late June. Still, the sun’s heat is already on and forecasts call for warmer-than-usual temperatures for much of the U.S., which may lead to a greater demand for electricity to keep air conditioning (AC) systems humming. One couple in Boise, Idaho, decided this summer would be different in terms of […]

Homeowners With Fading of Furnishings or Floors View Window Film as an Answer

May 24th, 2023

A recent poll of U.S. homeowners who have experienced fading of household furniture or floors near sunny windows found 63% would consider having window film professionally installed to help reduce the sun’s heat, glare and its fading impact on furnishings for only a fraction of the cost of replacing the window itself, according to the […]

Nineteen Governors Recognize the Power of Window Film

Apr 26th, 2023

Nineteen U.S. Governors have recognized window film for its ability to efficiently reduce a building’s energy use, resulting in fewer carbon emissions and delivering other consumer benefits, such as protection from ultraviolet (UV) rays. To raise public awareness of the benefits of window film, International Window Film Association (IWFA) members annually notify their state governors […]

Security Window Film and Schools: Learn the Facts

Mar 29th, 2023

The International Window Film Association offers the following downloadable PDF brochure to help explain what to expect from safety / security window films, especially in a school setting. Learn More.

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 […]

IWFA Window Film Guidelines

Jan 18th, 2023

To help educate consumers, the International Window Film Association (IWFA) has compiled guidelines for automotive inspection, architectural inspection and bullet resistance. Keep these in mind when speaking with a window film installer company. Click here to read more.