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Author: My View | Official IWFA Blog By Darrell Smith Created: 11/7/2013
This is the official blog of the IWFA. Written by Darrell Smith, the Executive Director of the IWFA. With over 35 years of experience in the window film industry, Darrell provides comments and insights on the current state and future opportunities within the window film community.

New Survey Shows People Unaware Of the Danger of Sunlight At Home and In the Car

By darrell@iwfa.com on 11/9/2017

I thought "stay out of the sun" was a common practice for many of us. It turns out, I'm wrong. The majority of people are still not aware that the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause significant damage to their skin and eyes, even while inside their homes or driving in their cars. This is according to a new IWFA survey among 1,094 U.S. adults, where the results came as a huge surprise to me. What will it take for people to understand the dangers of UV rays?

Keep on Trucking! Join the IWFA in Celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week

By darrell@iwfa.com on 9/12/2017

Driving long haul routes from sun up to sundown to deliver America’s goods is business as usual for the country’s 3.5 million truck drivers. In fact, America’s professional men and women truckers log close to 724 billion m ...

Celebrate Children's Eye Health and Safety Month with Professionally Installed Window Film

By darrell@iwfa.com on 8/14/2017
In recognition of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month this August, consider taking action by having professionally installed window film applied to the windows of your home and vehicles to block these invisible, but dangerous UV rays.

Sun Protection on Your Summer Drive

By darrell@iwfa.com on 7/10/2017

So how, you might ask, do we protect ourselves and passengers effectively this summer when hitting the road? The answer is clear: by using professionally installed window film.

Summer is Here!

By darrell@iwfa.com on 6/8/2017

Significant plots of land. Original paper documents. Historical homes. From Massachusetts to Virginia, our beautiful country has much history to be preserved. 

May is Historic Preservation Month

By darrell@iwfa.com on 5/9/2017

Owning a historic property can be very rewarding. It can help open the door to learning more about the area where you live and work. That said, historic homes also come with their own set of challenges - primarily how to honor the building's history while still maintaining today's quality of life.


National Window Film Day is April 30!

By darrell@iwfa.com on 4/11/2017

From Utah to Massachusetts, governors across the country are joining the International Window Film Association in declaring April 30th National Window Film Day (NWFD)! This year marks the fourth NWFD, and we are happy to continue furthering ...

Go Green and Save Green This Spring

By darrell@iwfa.com on 3/23/2017

The days are getting a little longer, the temperatures are rising and it’s the time when many of us begin to revisit that long list of home improvement projects we want to get done for the year. And as we consider making our homes mor ...

February Offers Great Reasons to Think about the Benefits of Window Film

By darrell@iwfa.com on 2/13/2017
Given that temperatures are going to remain low for a while, even as the sun is shining brightly, you might want to think about the benefits of reducing glare and achieving energy savings by incorporating window film into your home.
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An Exciting View Ahead for the New Year

By darrell@iwfa.com on 1/18/2017

It’s the beginning of another new year, the time when many of us think about ways to improve our lives and our homes.