UV films have inhibitors in the adhesive that filter out 99% of UV rays from the sun. UV films can be clear, tinted, or frosted. UV is the main factor that causes fading. Heat, and light contribute as well. UV films are recommended protection by the Skin Cancer Foundation.
UV protection film being installed on this high end Toronto area condo's windows.
Clear UV films, or lightly tinted films both block out 99% of the sun's UV rays, without changing the look from outside, or the view from inside.