Dark Glass Saves Gas: Why Do Tinted Windows Conserve Fuel?
Applying window tint to increase fuel economy and reduce emissions There’s nothing worse than climbing into your car on a sunny day only to find that every surface is too hot to touch. Your first instinct is to reach for the air conditioning, but every time you do, you sacrifice precious gas mileage as the system struggles to circulate and cool the uncomfortable air. Many factors affect the fuel economy of your car from poor driving habits to uneven terrain, but simply using the air conditioning can decrease gas mileage between 5 and 25%. This astonishing figure can be reduced with the addition of automotive window tinting.