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Tesla’s mission is to accelerate the world’s transition to a sustainable energy future by creating products that are so compelling, there is no alternative.
While designing a wellness center in Monticello, New York, architect Kimberly Ryan at Liscum McCormack VanVoorhis sought a manufacturer to create an eye-catching skylight.
Imagine a solar facade that not only produces clean and low-cost energy but also reflects your vision of a modern and sustainable building.
With the help of Ensinger’s warm-edge spacers, the Canadian insulating glass manufacturer Prelco created a unique crystal coat for Ryerson University’s Student Learning Centre.
Şişecam attracted a great deal of interest with its high-performance, high-transmission, low iron, tempered patterned glass products.
One of the unique touches on the campus design was the use of a specialized, cable tension-supported jewel-box glass design for the facade of the main retail branch at the front of the premises.
Following the recent successful launch of Kestrel Aluminium Systems’ Flat Rooflight, the company are continuing to roll out their new product development portfolio, with their latest addition aimed at truly bringing light into living.
Striking the right balance of sunlight and daylight in a building is crucial to people’s wellbeing, according to a new white paper by architectural products company Hunter Douglas.
Suntuitive Dynamic Glass was installed in the Chemistry and Biochemistry Building at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana.
PPG and Vision Systems have reached a commercial agreement to work together on developing new applications utilizing Vision Systems’ electronically dimmable window shading solutions for aircraft.
The EU-supported “SmartFlex Solarfacades” project has successfully completed the test operation of its referece solar façade.
Designed for durability, sustainability and the highest acoustic performance, the 190,000-square-foot project features energy-efficient window and curtainwall systems, finished and thermally improved by Linetec.
SolarWindow Technologies, Inc. announced today that its transparent electricity-generating glass has been successfully processed through the rigorous autoclave system for window glass lamination at a commercial window fabricator.
New study on minimum performance requirements for window replacement in the residential sector released.
EXTECH provided anti-reflective (AR) polycarbonate glazing and its LIGHTWALL 3440 system for this entertainment venue. AR polycarbonate enabled lighting effects to be projected onto the translucent facade.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota and University of Milano-Bicocca are bringing the dream of windows that can efficiently collect solar energy one step closer to reality thanks to high-tech silicon nanoparticles.
The UK's construction industry and insurance market are becoming more active in the fight against non CE Certified product being installed and used in domestic, retail and commercial premises.
Bavarian-based solar power specialists J.v.G. Thoma GmbH have filed another patent application, this time for their revolutionary JvG DESERT frame.
J.E. Berkowitz (JEB) announced the completion of New College House on the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) campus in Philadelphia.

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At the simple push of a button, this glass can fade from light to dark - or clear to opaque - and back again.
When you install rooflights, you’re adding a host of benefits to your home. Rooflights can be installed in tight spaces where traditional windows cannot, they flood rooms with natural light and can be tailored to fitted in any home, in a wide variety of styles too.
The innovative modern technology utilizes a switchable liquid crystal film and durable glazing to deliver a number of benefits to medical facilities.
In home settings, many people want glass windows for the view, but worry about having to install additional curtains or blinds for their privacy. In office settings, many want glass partitions for their meeting rooms, but worry about privacy not being achieved.
With the market value of switchable glass windows expected to reach 5.81 billion USD by 2020, the technology is clearly soaring in demand.
Skylights are a great way of letting that sunshine and natural light flood into your home.
Switchable glass offers a privacy solution with a surface that is easy to clean and maintain.
Switchable smart glass technology enables contemporary design with built-in usability that can adapt spaces to users’ needs at the flick of a switch.
Low-e glass stands for low emissivity, whereas emissivity indicates the ability of a material to radiate energy.
One way to enhance corporate image through the design of the business premises or office space is to install switchable glass.
Switchable Glass Makeup – Clear or Coloured Glass
A green building is the hallmark of economically sound business decisions, thoughtful environmental decisions, and smart human impact decisions.

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