Does window film increase the R-value of the windows?
Yes, window film can increase the R-Value of windows significantly.
Summer vs Year-round Window Film
Source: Veronica at Solar Window Filmers There are 2 families of environmental window film - suitable for both single- and double-glazed windows. The film is applied to the inside of glass and comes with 10 year to Lifetime full replacement quality ...
Will window film provide day-time/night-time privacy?
(Source: convo with Veronica) There are two families of film: summer heat-rejecting and year-round insulating Year-round film is too light for daytime privacy Summer (i.e. heat-rejecting) films come in a whole range of colour palates that provide ...
Is it better to install double glazed windows or window film?
Double glazing is the ultimate window insulation but one of the biggest advantages of window films is their cost. For the typical home with 10-15m2 of windows, upgrading all the windows with a year-round window film costs between $1900 to $3000. This ...
What is the R-value?
In each climate zone, the Building Code of Australia has determined a minimum amount of needed insulation expressed in R-value (the efficiency of a material at stopping heat flow through it.) This is the Building Code’s recommended amount of ...
Is the window film installed on the inside or outside of the window?
Almost all window films are installed on the inside surface of your windows; where they are best protected from the ravages of the sun and ultraviolet light. If installed on the outside, what is normally the “back”; or room-side of the film is ...