Edge Architectural Window Film


As you pursue natural daylighting in your home, the daylight brings with it unwanted solar heat gain which then needs to be removed through air conditioning systems which are probably the largest energy user in your home.  Edge window films reduce the unwanted infrared portions of the solar heat while allowing the desired natural daylight to stream through.


Not only does unwanted solar heat gain cost you money, it can make your favorite chair by the window uncomfortable to sit in during much of the day. With Edge window films, you can enjoy the daylight and your favorite chair. If however, your favorite chair is in the family room and you need some glare reduction while you watch TV after work, we’ve got you covered.


Not everyone wears sunscreen when they go out but almost nobody would consider wearing sunscreen indoors. However, consider that of two types of UV rays (UVA and UVB), UVB is nearly entirely absorbed by glass and doesn’t make it into your home. UVA on the other hand penetrates glass.  But how dangerous is UVA? Work done by the Clinical Interventions in Aging[1] showed in graphic side-by-side fashion that people exposed to daily sun exposure through glass exhibited increased signs of aging and sun damage from UVA rays.  Edge window films block nearly 100% of all UVA and UVB rays.


Whether you live in Chicago or Phoenix, the suburbs or a loft, you know that rain or shine the sun’s damaging UV rays cause your furnishings to fade. The questions are “What causes fading?” and “What can I do about it?” Although fading has several causes, Edge window films can help you by virtually eliminating UV rays, and dramatically reducing both heat and/or visible light. Don’t replace expensive furnishings due to fading, protect them with Edge window film.

Architectural Products

Ultra View Series

Dual Reflective

UltraView Dual Reflective Film is the perfect choice for maximizing energy efficiency while maintaining the perfect view


ProductUltraView 5UltraView 15UltraView 25UltraView 35
Visible Light Transmission6%14%27%38%
Visible Light Reflectance (Ext)56%48%27%13%
Visible Light Reflectance (Int)15%21%14%8%
Shading Coefficient0.230.290.470.63
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)
Total Solar Energy Rejected (TSER)80%75%60%45%
UV Rejection>99%>99%>99%>99%

Cool Alloy


Cool Alloy provides a neutral tone that looks great in any environment.  Cool Alloy also reduces glare, heat, and UV Rays


ProductCool Alloy 20Cool Alloy 35Cool Alloy 60
Visible Light Transmission20%35%60%
Visible Light Reflectance (Ext)29%17%9%
Visible Light Reflectance (Int)31%18%10%
Shading Coefficient0.410.560.75
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)0.350.480.65
Total Solar Energy Rejected (TSER)65%52%35%
UV Rejection>99%>99%>99%

Silver Series


Silver Window Film keeps homes and offices more comfortable while providing exterior reflectivity that offers privacy.


ProductSilver 20Silver 30Silver 40
Visible Light Transmission19%30%44%
Visible Light Reflectance (Ext)56%43%28%
Visible Light Reflectance (Int)56%42%27%
Shading Coefficient0.260.370.5
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)0.230.320.44
SHGC (30 ° Angle)0.220.320.44
SHGC (60 ° Angle)
Total Solar Energy Rejected (TSER)78%68%56%
Relative Heat Gain (BTU/h/ft2)6384113
Solar Transmission14%22%34%
Solar Reflectance (Ext)53%42%29%
Solar Reflectance (Int)66%45%32%
Solar Absorption34%36%37%
UV Rejection>99%>99%>99%

Guardian Series


Clear Safety and Security film provides protection against threats, accidents, and weather.


Visible Light Transmission89%87%17%87%
Visible Light Reflectance (Ext)9%9%55%9%
Visible Light Reflectance (Int)10%9%55%9%
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)0.850.830.220.80
Total Solar Energy Rejected (TSER)15%17%78%20%
UV Rejection>99%>99%>99%>99%
Film Thickness0.004"0.008"0.008"0.013"
ConstructionSingle PlyMulti-PlyMulti-PlyMulti-Ply
Tensile Strength25,000 psi25,000 psi25,000 psi25,000 psi
Break100 p/inch200 p/inch200 p/inch300 p/inch
Peel5.5 p/inch5.5 p/inch5.5 p/inch5.5 p/inch
Puncture Strength68.2 pounds129 pounds129 pounds175 pounds
Puncture PropogationNT7.5 poundsNTNT
Tensile Strength at Yield14,000 psi15,000 psi15,000 psi15,000 psi
ANSI Z97.1Cat B (150 ft-lb)Cat A (400 ft-lb)Cat A (400 ft-lb)Cat A (400 ft-lb)
CPSC CFR 1201, Cat 1PassPassPassPass
CPSC CFR 1201, Cat 2Not TestedPassPassPass
ASTM E 84 Surface BurnPassPass - "A" RatedPass - "A" RatedPass - "A" Rated

Clear Defense

Anti Graffiti

Avoid costly glass replacement costs by having Clear defense applied to your windows


ProductClear Defense™ 4Clear Defense™ 6
Visible Light Transmission89%89%
Visible Light Reflectance (Ext)9%10%
Visible Light Reflectance (Int)9%10%
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)0.840.83
Solar Absorption10%13%
Total Solar Energy Rejected (TSER)16%17%
UV Rejection>99%>99%
Film Thickness0.004"0.006"
Tensile Strength25,000 psi25,000 psi

Decorative Series


Whatever the look or level of privacy you are looking for, Edge has a decorative solution


ProductWhite FrostBlack OutWhite Out
Visible Light Transmission75%0%13%
Visible Light Reflectance (Ext)20%6%87%
Visible Light Reflectance (Int)22%6%84%
Shading Coefficient (SC)0.840.340.25
Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC)0.720.280.21
Solar Absorption11%90%38%
Total Solar Energy Rejected (TSER)28%72%79%
UV Rejection>99%>99%>99%
Solar Transmission69%0%17%
Solar Reflectance (Ext)20%8%45%

Architectural Films Include:

  • Industry Leading Energy Modeling
  • Solar Control Film Value 
  • Neutral Dual Reflective
  • Residential Limited Lifetime Warranty
  • Extended Commercial Warranty

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