Many consumers may not realize that the windows in their cars, home and at work significantly increase their risk of sun damage. In the US, only 10% of automotive glass and less than 30% of architectural glass offers protection from UVA and UVB rays.
How dangerous is sun exposure?
•Globally, more than 66,000 people die from skin cancer each year.
•Between 2 and 3 million non-melanoma skin cancers and 132,000 melanoma skin cancers occur globally each year (World Health Organization)
•The average American worker spends the equivalent of an entire week in their car commuting to work each year – that’s over 100 hours of exposure to serious sun damage. (US Census bureau)
•Sun damage causes 90% of all premature skin aging and wrinkles. (Environmental Protection Agency)
•Cumulative exposure is directly linked to skin cancer, premature aging, and even cataracts.
Ultraviolet light from the sun is divided into three main types of UV rays.
•UVA- the “aging” and cancer rays. UVA contributes to aging, and in addition to the wrinkles and sunspots, they can also cause melanoma. Melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer.
•UVB- the “burning” rays. Mostly absorbed in the top skin layer causing sunburn, they also contribute to the risk of basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma.
•UVC- are the most dangerous of all but are stopped by the ozone layer in the atmosphere.
Most people use the term sun protection factor (SPF) when talking about preventing UV damage. The Lawrence Berkley Labs at the University of California measured our Solar Gard window film’s SPF at 285+, and some films offer even higher protection factors. With a single application, we offer you year round peace of mind.
Solar Gard window films are a vital piece of the UGV protection puzzle.
Here are some of the benefits
•Block 99% of damagingbroad spectrum UV rays, both UVA and UVB.
•Provide SPF of 285+
•Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation
•Provide year round protection with a one time application
•Window tinting can be installed on cars, homes, and commercial buildings.
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