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Old 10-10-2009, 02:54 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by affinity1 View Post
And how does regular tint not help with heat?
Regular tint absorbs infrared, heating up the glass and causing it to re-radiate heat out both sides, so half the IR blocked still goes into the interior as heat. And there is a limit of how much visible light can be blocked on the windshield.

Using a reflective coating, the amount of reduction of heat entry is much higher, even on the windshield.
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