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  BU566 Applied window films

BU566.jpgAs well as allowing daylight and sunshine into a house and providing views and a connection to the outdoors, clear glazing also allows in too much heat, glare or ultraviolet light, can let out too much heat and does not give occupants much privacy. Applying a film to glazing can modify these unwanted characteristics.

This bulletin discusses films used to modify the performance of glazing.

The bulletin covers:

  • benefits of applied films
  • performance
  • selecting a window film
  • New Zealand Building Code requirements
  • materials and installation
  • film application
  • care of window films
  • warranties.

Publication date: December 2013 Keywords: aluminium, glass, glazing, solar, window