New and Underutilized Technology: Window Films
The following information outlines key deployment considerations for window films within the Federal sector. This information spans:
Window films are a spectrally-selective film used to decrease heat gain through a window.
Window films are appropriate for deployment within most building categories and should be considered in building design, renovation, or during window replacement projects.
Key Factors for Deployment
Window orientation is a factor that must be considered prior to window film implementation.
Federal energy savings, cost-effectiveness, and probability of success are ranked 0-5 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 5 representing the highest ranking. The weighted score is ranked 0-100 with 0 representing the lowest ranking and 100 representing the highest ranking.
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The following resources are available:
Window Film: National Association of Home Builders overview of window film technologies, manufacturers, testimonials, resources, and more.
Easing the Pane of Energy Costs – Pleotint Launches Smart Window Film: Rapid Growth news article on an emerging window film technology.