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The Pros and Cons of Window Films

Solar-controlling window films can block up to 80% of the sun’s heat, boosting a home’s efficiency. Here’s what builders and remodelers need to know.

 
With interest in green building and utility rebates on the rise, builders and remodelers are looking at solar-controlling window films as a cost-effective solution for boosting home efficiencies and reducing costs for clients while lifting sales and profits for themselves. Applied to the window, transparent film acts as a solar shield, blocking up to 80% of the sun’s heat, according to the International Window Film Association.
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