Improving Buildings with Window Film

Sponsored by XPEL

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identity ways in which window film improves building comfort.
  2. Discuss ways in which architectural window film improves building safety.
  3. Recognize ways in which window film applications help with daylighting.
  4. Explain how applying film to glass can protect the glass from graffiti damage.
  5. Describe the window film installation process.


AAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
AAPEI 1 Structured Learning Hour
MAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA.
This course can be self-reported to the NSAA
NWTAA 1 Structured Learning Hour
OAA 1 Learning Hour
SAA 1 Hour of Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the AIBC, as per their CE Guidelines.
As an IACET Accredited Provider, BNP Media offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.
This course is approved as a Structured Course
This course can be self-reported to the AANB, as per their CE Guidelines
Approved for structured learning
Approved for Core Learning
This course can be self-reported to the NLAA
Course may qualify for Learning Hours with NWTAA
Course eligible for OAA Learning Hours
This course is approved as a core course
This course can be self-reported for Learning Units to the Architectural Institute of British Columbia

The purpose of this presentation is to provide a working knowledge of Architectural Window Film Systems. This course will improve the decision-making process by providing the most up-to-date and detailed window film information . You will gain an understanding of the performance and design objectives that can be achieved with window film. This session will cover critical aspects of how window films can be used for controlling daylighting within buildings. We will also cover glass clarity, security, and making old glass look new again. Installation and proper specifications will be covered.


Photo courtesy of XPEL

10k sq ft of Xpel VISION Evening View 35 installed in less than 5 days, at Mount Berry mall in Rome, Ga. Immediately the temperature in the food court was reduced 10-12 degrees, surface temperature of the tables and glare from the sun were dramatically reduced and best of all the facility owners and management loved it.


XPEL XPEL is a worldwide provider of protective films and coatings, including 46 different commercial and residential window films that allow you to improve energy usage and building security. Wherever there is glass, we can improve it, from a comfort, energy savings, safety, security, and a decorative perspective. We also provide automotive paint protection film, surface protection film and ceramic coatings. With a global footprint, a network of trained installers and proprietary DAP software, XPEL is dedicated to exceeding customer expectations by providing high-quality products, leading customer service, expert technical support, and world-class training. XPEL, Inc. is publicly traded on Nasdaq under the symbol “XPE Contact our design team for help with picking the correct film and writing the specification.


Originally published in October 2022