The National Renewable Energy Laboratory is working to develop innovative insulating window film that preserves the view while increasing occupants’ comfort and saving energy.
Variable-tint “smart glass” helps buildings reduce their energy consumption.
Taking ironic inspiration from the ocean, a Korean firm uses a sushi-like design to wrap a home environment in a passive, protective shroud to shield against the desert sun.
UMB Bank’s new LEED Gold certifed Scottsdale, Ariz., branch uses dynamic, or “smart,” glass from Sage that can be tinted automatically to reduce glare and heat during the day.
The new Mercy Corps headquarters in Portland is 69 percent more energy efficient than conventional buildings, in part due to electronically tintable windows.
Indow Windows has wowed some in the green industry with its simple energy-efficient home window design that cuts down energy cost and noise.
Smart window technology, thermally insulating fenestration that changes color at the flip of a switch, is the next wave in windows that save energy.
Researchers say they have found a way to make smart windows more affordable using less toxins, for increased energy savings.
Jim Wilson, CMO of Sage, talks about how he believes his company’s smart glass is set to change the way green buildings work.
The RavenWindow is a window system suitable for any building that uses a combination of thermoreflective filters and nanotechnology to darken automatically on hot, sunny days, reducing energy costs up to 40%.