Posts Tagged ‘International Window Film Association’

California Approves Window Film Savings Calculator

Mar 23rd, 2016

Window film’s getting a boost in a big way in the nation’s most-populated state. The California Energy Commission (CEC) recently approved a new “Window Film Savings Calculator” designed by the International Window Film Association (IWFA) for use by local educational agencies to determine whether an installation project qualifies for funding under Proposition 39 (the California […]

Deadly Terrorist Attacks in Brussels Just Miles from EWFA

Mar 23rd, 2016

More than 30 people were killed and hundreds more injured in terrorists attacks in Brussels, Belgium, Tuesday morning. Three explosions, for which the Islamic State group has since claimed responsibility, occurred at the Brussels airport and downtown at the Maelbeek subway station. Brussels is the home to the European Union and also the European Window […]

IWFA Celebrates 25 Years

Mar 2nd, 2016

The International Window Film Association (IWFA), is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. The nonprofit association, which for a quarter century has worked to promote awareness of window film and its benefits, will also celebrate the third annual National Window Film Day on April 30. “Over the past 25 years, the International Window Film Association […]

IWFA to Host Southeastern Education Conference

Feb 17th, 2016

The members action committee of the International Window Film Association (IWFA) is hosting an educational conference in Atlanta, Ga., this spring. The event, held April 8 – 9 at the Sheraton Atlanta, will feature sessions on best business practices and accreditation training and testing. Registration is $59.95 for IWFA members, and $79.95 for non-members and […]

IWFA Integrates EWFA into Association

Feb 3rd, 2016

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) is expanding its global reach by integrating the European Window Film Association (EWFA) into its already-existing infrastructure. The EWFA, founded in 2000, is made up of six manufacturer members, all of whom are also members of the IWFA: 3M; Eastman Chemical Company; Hanita Coatings; Johnson Window Films; Madico Window […]

Ontario, Canada to Include Tint Check in Car Inspection

Jan 27th, 2016

One Canadian province will be shining a spotlight on tint in the upcoming years. The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is making window tinting a part of the vehicle safety inspection for “all vehicles manufactured on or after January 1, 2017.” In the province, the windows to the right and left of the driver must not […]

IWFA Puts Out Consumer Guide to Automotive Window Film

Oct 14th, 2015

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) has published a free consumer guide highlighting the product benefits of automotive window films and the laws that govern them. “While it’s understood that taking sun safety precautions is important outside, such as applying sunscreen, many people don’t realize the potential damage UV rays can cause to the skin […]

Camaraderie > Competition

Oct 7th, 2015

It’s true that competition makes you better. But so does genuine camaraderie. This year’s International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) in Reno felt a bit different from the previous year. The 2014 event, held in Baltimore, had such a competitive vibe about it that when I wrote my event recap, the headline ended up […]

Architectural Glass of Today and Tomorrow

Oct 2nd, 2015

Food and flat glass dynamics. Those were the two things the International Window Film Association (IWFA) brought WFCT 2015 attendees during the lunch hour for IWFA Education Day. Urmilla Joku-Sowell, a 15-year fenestration industry member and technical director of the Glass Association of North America (GANA), explained what’s going on in the flat glass world. […]

IWFA Explains Member Benefits to Dealers

Oct 2nd, 2015

As a member of the window film industry, there are inherent tools at your disposal. Are you using them? International Window Film Conference attendees got a crash-course in what’s rightfully theirs from the executive director of the International Window Film Association (IWFA), Darrell Smith and the association’s independent public relations consultant, Steve Capoccia. Part of […]

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