Specifications

 PART 1 GENERAL

1.1 SECTION INCLUDES

SECTION 08871 SOLAR CONTROL FILM

A. Solar control film applied to existing glass.

  1. 1.2  SUBMITTALS
    1. Submit under provisions of Section 01300.
    2. Product Data: Manufacturer’s data on products to be provided, showing physical properties and including installation instructions.
    3. Test Data: Independent testing agency reports showing compliance with properties specified by reference to a test method.
  2. 1.3  QUALITY ASSURANCE
    1. Installer Qualifications: Experienced in application of self-adhesive window films, with at least 10 applications of similar size and complexity, and approved by manufacturer.
    2. Mock-Up: Before proceeding with work, apply film to one window designated by Architect.
      1. Accepted mock-up will constitute standard for workmanship for remaining work.
      2. Accepted mock-up may remain.
      3. Remove and replace rejected work.
  3. 1.4  WARRANTY

A. Provide film manufacturer’s 10-year warranty against failure of film, including change of color, peeling, bubbling, rippling, cracking, delamination, and demetalization; include cost of material and labor for removal and reinstallation.

PART 2 PRODUCTS
2.1 MANUFACTURERS

  1. Acceptable Manufacturer: V-KOOL, Inc., which is located at: Westland Tech Center 13805 West Rd. Suite 400; Houston, TX 77041; Toll Free Tel: 800-217-7046; Tel: 713-856-8333; Email: request info (sales@v-kool-usa.com); Web: www.v-kool- usa.com
  2. Substitutions: Not permitted.
  3. Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01600.

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2.2 MATERIALS

  1. Solar Control Film: Southwall Technologies V-Kool VK-70 film; virtually clear self- adhesive polyester film, with following characteristics when applied to 1/4 inch (6 mm) clear float glass:
    1. Visible Light Transmittance: 70 percent.
    2. Visible Light Reflectance: 8 percent.
    3. Ultraviolet Transmittance: 2 percent.
    4. Infrared Rejection: 94 percent
    5. Ultraviolet Rejected: More than 98 percent.
    6. Shading Coefficient: 0.51.
    7. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient: 0.44.
    8. Total Solar Energy Rejected: 55 percent.
    9. Total Solar Transmittance: 35 percent.
    10. Total Solar Absorption: 38 percent.
    11. Luminous Efficacy: 1.37.
    12. Emissivity: 0.55.
    13. Film Thickness: 1.5 mils (0.04 mm).
  2. Solar Control Security Film: Southwall Technologies V-Kool VK-70 Secure film; virtually clear self-adhesive polyester film, with following characteristics when applied to 1/4 inch (6 mm) clear float glass:
    1. Visible Light Transmittance: 66 percent.
    2. Visible Light Reflectance: 8.9 percent.
    3. Ultraviolet Transmittance: 2 percent.
    4. Infrared Rejection: 94 percent
    5. Ultraviolet Rejected: 98 percent.
    6. Shading Coefficient: 0.50.
    7. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient: 0.44.
    8. Total Solar Energy Rejected: 57 percent.
    9. Total Solar Transmittance: 32 percent.
    10. Total Solar Absorption: 42 percent.
    11. Luminous Efficacy: 1.32.
    12. Emissivity: 0.65.
    13. Film Thickness: 8 mils
  3. Solar Control Film: Southwall Technologies V-Kool VK-55 film; gray tinted self- adhesive polyester film, with following characteristics when applied to 1/4 inch (6 mm) clear float glass:
    1. Visible Light Transmittance: 57 percent.
    2. Visible Light Reflectance: 7 percent.
    3. Ultraviolet Transmittance: 1 percent.
    4. Ultraviolet Rejected: More than 99 percent.
    5. Shading Coefficient: 0.47.
    6. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient: 0.40.
    7. Total Solar Energy Rejected: 60 percent.
    8. Total Solar Transmittance: 26 percent.
    9. Total Solar Absorption: 41 percent.
    10. Luminous Efficacy: 1.23.
    11. Emissivity: 0.56.
    12. Film Thickness: 2 mils (0.05 mm).
  4. Solar Control Film: Southwall Technologies V-Kool VK-40 film; gray tinted self- adhesive polyester film, with following characteristics when applied to 1/4 inch (6

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mm) clear float glass:

  1. Visible Light Transmittance: 43 percent.
  2. Visible Light Reflectance: 10 percent.
  3. Ultraviolet Transmittance: 1 percent.
  4. Ultraviolet Rejected: More than 99 percent.
  5. Shading Coefficient: 0.41.
  6. Solar Heat Gain Coefficient: 0.35.
  7. Total Solar Energy Rejected: 65 percent.
  8. Total Solar Transmittance: 21 percent.
  9. Total Solar Absorption: 50 percent.
  10. Luminous Efficacy: 1.05.
  11. Emissivity: 0.88.
  12. Film Thickness: 2 mils (0.05 mm).

PART 3 EXECUTION 3.1 INSTALLATION

  1. Install in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions.
  2. Install without bubbles, ripples, drips, dirt, cuts, tears, or gaps between film and frame.
  3. Clean newly installed film and window frames.
  4. Clean cleaning solutions, run-off cleaning water, and adhesive mounting solution from adjacent surfaces.
  5. Where installed film could be damaged by subsequent construction work provide tape warning strips or barricades to prevent contact.END OF SECTION

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