Posts Tagged ‘ International Window Film Association ’

Protective Glazing Council International Merges with GANA – Why it’s Important

Oct 1st, 2014

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The Protective Glazing Council International (PGC) and the Glass Association of North America’s (GANA) protective glazing committee will soon be one, as the groups are merging. GANA’s technical director Urmilla Sowell, who also serves as the president of PGC, made the announcement last week during the GANA Fall Conference in Toronto. “Many years ago, the protective […]

Window Film Industry on a Roll to a Successful 2014

Feb 12th, 2014

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) says it has expanded its board by 30 percent, increasing from 10 to 13 members, and saw a 15 percent jump in its dealer membership with the start of the New Year. Joining the IWFA board as new manufacturer members are Michael Martin of American Standard Window Film and […]

J. Calvin Hill Passes Away at 66

Nov 4th, 2013

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J. Calvin Hill, Jr. age 66, of Canton, Ga., has passed away. Hill was a pioneering leader of the window film industry, a successful businessman, an elected State Representative to the Georgia General Assembly and friend to many. As a successful window film and tools distributor, Hill served on the International Window Film Association as […]

IWFA Offers New Booklet Reports on the Harmful Effect of Indoor Sunlight and Prevention

Oct 29th, 2013

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) says it is expanding its public awareness program to include a free booklet illustrating the unhealthy impact of indoor sunlight on the skin and the steps to take to prevent it. “As we spend more time indoors and in cars exposed to natural sunshine, we open ourselves up to […]

Pre-Registration Discounts End Friday

Aug 28th, 2013

Pre-registration discounts currently offered for the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (IWFC) co-sponsored by Window Film magazine and the International Window Film Association (IWFA) will end August 30. Discounted prices, ending Friday, are $179 for IWFA members and $209 for non-members. IWFC registration includes access to all seminars, workshops, social events and admittance to […]

Window Film Works Smarter and Greener to Save Energy Costs

Jul 17th, 2013

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) wants consumers to know that, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE), buildings use 41 percent of our of nation’s energy. The IWFA also says that the DOE reports that 25 to 35 percent of energy wasted in buildings is blamed on inefficient windows. Similarly, the California Energy […]

Make Windows Safer and Less Inviting to Thieves

Jun 19th, 2013

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is offering common sense tips to protect homeowners from becoming either a crime or health statistic this summer. The IWFA says glass windowpanes that surround a home’s entryway and exterior create an inviting target for thieves, and with summer weather here, severe injuries can be caused from broken shards […]

IWFA Regional Conference Attracts Many – Builds Momentum for IWFC

Apr 24th, 2013

Leading up to the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ September 18-20 in Tampa, Fla., co-sponsored by Window Film magazine and the International Window Film Association (IWFA), the Members Action Committee (MAC) of the IWFA held a regional conference in Ontario, Calif., on April 19 and 20. The effort, spearheaded by MAC Chair Jack Mundy, […]

Meet the Supporters of the 2013 IWFC: HanitaTek Window Films

Apr 17th, 2013

Editor’s Note: Window Film magazine is marking the days until the 2013 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ by introducing this year’s Supporters with company profiles. Over the next few weeks, we will continue profiling each of the six Supporters you will see on the show floor—be sure to stay tuned. Once again HanitaTek Window […]

IWFA Urges Consumers to Go Green with Window Film for Earth Day

Apr 17th, 2013

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is urging consumers to go green with window film this Earth Day, using the cost-effective films to save both money and energy. “Through advanced engineering, today’s window films give you energy savings, a neutral carbon footprint, UV blocking and security benefits while letting visible light in,” said Darrell Smith, […]