Window Film Fading Answers
As we travel around Denver answering questions about window film, we want to take a few minutes and share with you some of our most common questions and answers.
How does window film stop our fabrics from fading?
Here are the 6 factors that impact the fading of goods?
a. Ultraviolet Light
b. Visible Light
c. Heat and Humidity
d. Chemical Vapors (including ozone)
e. Age of Fabric
f. Dye Fastness
Window Film UV Protection
Single pane glass generally rejects 23% to 28% of the ultraviolet light that is inherent within sunlight. Insulated glass is a little bit thicker and provides more protection, rejecting 36% to 41% of the UV rays. Once window film is installed windows generally reject 95 to 99%.
Window Film Rejects Head
Typical window glass rejects between 13% and 29% of the solar heat. Once window film is installed on typical windows, up to 80% of the heat can be rejected.
Window Film Fading Summary
While no window film can completely eliminate fading, installing solar window film allow you to block the UV rays and heat that are 2 of the most common factors in the fading of your goods.