Windows, Doors, Curtain Walls

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Calling for a European Union Dynamic Glass Act

The European Union needs equivalent legislation to the US Dynamic Glass Act but stated in technology-neutral terms to include all possible solutions.

Article by Manoj Phatak...

The building sector accounts for approximately 40% of all energy consumption in the US and in the EU.   For this reason, the United States Congress took steps in 2021 to bring forth legislation that proposes smart glass to tackle this...
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Liquid windows and the energy-efficient buildings of tomorrow

On this episode of Futuris, we look at groundbreaking new technology that could hold the key to energy-efficient buildings of the future. We went to Sofia, Bulgaria, to find out how it works.

They look like ordinary windows but they're not. Inside each pane, there is a continuous flow of distilled water and glycol. The windows have been designed by researchers and architects working to create the energy-efficient buildings of...
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EuroWindoor

Mission The mission of EuroWindoor (EW) is to represent the interest of the European window, door and facade manufacturers through close dialogue with EU and other relevant institutions. Thereby contributing to the EU’s...
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DWC 2018 - 2018 West China Exhibition (Chongqing) on doors, windows and curtains

DWC 2018 - 2018 West China (Chongqing) Exhibition on doors, windows and curtains Date: 27th-29...
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OVERVIEW | Nanomaterials in the built environment

by Dimitra Papadaki (NKUA)   The growing field of nanotechnology can be found in healthcare, electronics, cosmetics, information technology, and environmental protection, but also in the building sector. It...
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Vacuum tube window technology for highly insulating building fabric

Vacuum tube window technology for highly insulating building fabric: An experimental and numerical investigation   A novel vacuum tube window technology is introduced, and its thermal performance efficiency is both...
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Windows – making it clear: energy, daylight and thermal comfort (NF78)

This guide, released by the National House Building Council (NHBC) Foundation, presents the impact of window choice on energy performance for a range of typical home types (mid-floor apartment, mid-terrace house, semi-detached house,...
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LaWin project

Within the scope of LaWin (LARGE AREA FLUIDIC WINDOWS), a Horizon 2020 project, an innovative material solution will be developed for efficient solar energy and ambient heat harvesting through an active building envelope. This uses large-...