Posts Tagged ‘ IWFA ’

California Energy Commission Includes Window Film in State Building Code

Jun 12th, 2012

The California Energy Commission has recognized window film as an energy-efficient building product in recent changes to the California building code. The change to the code was voted through on May 31 and will go into effect in January of 2014. “Every manufactured fenestration product shall have attached to it a clearly visible temporary label that lists the U-factor, the solar […]

International Window Film Conference Full Seminar Schedule Now Available Online

Jun 7th, 2012

The full seminar schedule is now available online for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off (IWFC). The IWFC is set to be held September 20-22, 2012 at the Kentucky International Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Louisville in Louisville, Ky. The Exhibition/Extravaganza, including the two Tint-Off™ competitions, will be held September 21-22. Special sessions […]

FMCSA Begins Allowing Window Film Use on Big Rig Sidelites

Apr 12th, 2012

The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a clarification to the safety regulations relating to a truck’s window visibility that now allows the use of compliant window films on big rigs’ sidelites, according to information from the International Window Film Association (IWFA). “The clarification represents information that impacts millions of […]

IWFC 2012 Launches New Website and Opens Registration

Mar 15th, 2012

Online registration for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (IWFC) 2012 is now open online at the official event website, www.windowfilmmag.com/iwfc. The IWFC is set to be held September 20-22, 2012 at the Kentucky International Convention Center and the Hyatt Regency Louisville in Louisville, Ky. The Exhibition/Extravaganza, including the two Tint-Off™ competitions, will be […]

IWFA Promotes Window Film as Solution for Glare

Jan 19th, 2012

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is informing customers about some specific benefits of using window film. In a press release, the IWFA explains to consumers that in the winter months the sun’s lower positioning can create more glare problems in buildings. The association goes on to say that using window film can help alleviate glare […]

IWFA Warns Consumers about Effects of Winter Sun

Dec 1st, 2011

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is dispelling the myth that consumers only have to worry about sun damage in the summer. The association distributed a press release explaining why window film is a strong alternative, especially in the winter, to new windows. “People in northern states may not know that because of the low […]

First Two Winners Selected in IWFA Dealer Survey Sweepstakes

Sep 9th, 2011

The IWFA has announced the first winners of the Dealer Survey Sweepstakes. For the first two weeks Clayton Kimbrough of Performance Tint of Columbia, Md., and Bob Boswood of Auto Trim Design of Fairbanks, Alaska, won an iPad. “We congratulate these winners and appreciate the offers of their survey information to assist the IWFA in […]

Florida Kids Attend “Film School”

Aug 25th, 2011

Some kids are preparing to head back to school, but the students at AMIkids School in Palmetto, Fla., are already learning something new. The kids from the non-profit school for troubled youth spent more than three days with Paul Mello, the owner of Tint Shark in Bradenton, Fla. “I helped teach part of a lesson […]

Five Reasons Why Accreditation Matters

Aug 25th, 2011

The International Window Film Tint-Off and Conference is weeks away and the deadline to sign up for accreditation is quickly approaching. Keep in mind that accreditation is valuable in many ways, but particularly because: It legitimizes your company—having the backing of the International Window Film Association (IWFA) may give you the leg up over your […]

IWFA Announces Release of Dealer Survey

Aug 25th, 2011

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) has kicked off one of its major initiatives to significantly increase membership at the Dealer level.  They are asking dealers to complete a short survey to help the association better understand the needs of its members and the industry. The survey is available on the IWFA website and will be […]