As reported in Facility Executive, the International Window Film Association (IWFA) has stated that “the immediate and long lasting benefits…
As part of the ongoing refurbishment of the Shugborough Estate by the National Trust, Westgate were asked to install some heavy duty, UV blinds in the mansion house.
We’ve all had it drummed into us about the dangers of spending too much time in the sun and the importance of regularly applying sunscreen. But what about those unlucky workers who spend the sunny weekdays within the confines of an office? Or those that are at school? Are they immune from the sun if the only exposure they have is through a window?
A range of conservation techniques are used to prolong the lifespan of historical and cultural artifacts, or at least slow down the rate of deterioration.
Solar energy accounts for 90% of fading mainly in 3 wavebands: ultraviolet radiation, visible light and infrared radiation (heat). UV reduction window film can be applied to shop fronts and historical buildings
The first window film, produced using a polyester laminate, was designed to help control excessive heating of building interiors by the sun, and first saw the light of day back in the mid-1960s.