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2013-02-26 12:22:26

The International Window Film Association Says Older Dwellings Can Reduce Energy Use With Professionally Installed Window Film, Recently Voted Into The New California Building Code WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA) said California residents can save the equivalent of four million barrels of oil yearly, or about the annual output of three, 500-Megawatt power stations, if window film were installed on just 10 percent of the...

2013-02-11 12:21:24

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a fresh approach to informing consumers on how they can save money, live healthier and 'greener' by having window film installed on their existing windows, the International Window Film Association (IWFA) is inviting consumers to engage in discussions across its new social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. "We see the combination of our social media and web pages, along with articles in traditional media channels, as an...

2013-01-15 12:22:09

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Congress has just given American homeowners a chance to keep more of their hard-earned money with tax credits for energy efficient upgrades planned for 2013, or made in 2012. Window Film is eligible for the tax credits approved by Congress and the tax incentive can cover up to 10 percent of the cost of the installation of window film to a maximum of $500, states the International Window Film Association (IWFA). "We are delighted that...

2012-11-19 12:21:59

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wintertime protection from the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays inside a home or office is seldom a thought for concern, but many health experts warn that it's something we all need to be aware of, according to the International Window Film Association (IWFA). "Many health organizations, from university hospitals and medical research groups, all agree that UVA is damaging to skin and eyes on a variety of levels, from wrinkles to cancer to...

2012-09-26 06:21:02

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the International Window Film Association (http://www.iwfa.com) gathered in Louisville, KY, revealed that window film is in high demand as a cost-effective energy saving product and installing it to extend the life of windows is a growing trend. "Once a consumer knows that professional installation of window film on the inside of their windows can save them an average of seven times the cost of installing a new window, all they want to...

2012-07-10 06:21:23

WASHINGTON, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (www.IWFA.com), in launching a membership drive and conference registration program, noted significant achievements of the nonprofit association in the last six months. Recent recognition of window film as an important aftermarket material in the building and automotive markets include: A recent vote by the California Energy Commission to include window film in the state building code starting in 2014, the...

2012-04-25 06:21:03

WASHINGTON, April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a non-profit organization, is offering a consumer guide that explains how to gain similar benefits of replacement windows at a fraction of the cost by installing window film on existing residential and commercial windows. Indeed, professionally installed window film can reduce cooling costs by up to 30 percent, while making homes and buildings more comfortable in warmer months. "In the heat of the...

2012-03-05 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit group, announced today that a comprehensive analysis of window film found it to be the most cost-effective energy saving choice for Californians when used in retrofit applications on homes and buildings. "Without a doubt, window film offers an enormous potential for energy savings in the California market in all retrofit remodeling applications," said Darrell Smith, executive director of...

2012-02-14 13:06:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit group, is offering a free booklet on today's advanced window films. The booklet outlines how window film can be professionally installed to bring windows that are in good condition, up to modern standards. "Many consumers are deciding for a variety of factors to stay in place and are looking for ways to improve the curb appeal and efficiency of their homes," said Darrell Smith, executive...

2012-01-04 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a non-profit organization, is educating the public on window film use for residential and commercial applications, to reduce harmful solar glare, while delivering significant energy savings. "People often wear sunglasses outdoors during winter months to protect from glare and UV rays, but glare is ever-present inside too," said Darrell Smith, executive director of the IWFA. "With winter sun lower in...