Abandoned railway tracks in Paris

Metronome is an alternative, flexible energy-independent vehicle idea for vacant railway tracks. The greater Paris area is accompanied by a rebirth of new public transport systems: streetcars, Vélib or Autolib to name just a few. New scales of spaces are reappearing like the neighborhood and bring together the hybridization of new, more flexible and local …

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Top 10 Innovations In Window Technology

Innovations In Window Technology These days we take windows for granted, but the past 60 years of evolving window technology are punctuated by developments that, at the time they were presented, completely disrupted the design, composition, thermal properties, and manufacturing methods of windows for both new construction and remodeling. Here are ten innovations that revolutionized …

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Choose the right window with the best Solar Heat Gain Coefficient (SHGC) for your climate.

What is solar heat gain coefficient? The SHGC is the fraction of the solar radiation external to a window system that is transmitted as well as admitted through inward flowing surface radiation and convection. This coefficient is angular dependent and varies according to the incident angle of the source, whether it is direct light, diffuse, …

Introducing LoĒ-366 Glass for windows

  Enhanced Winter Performance Glass   Double-pane windows become triple-pane performers Introducing Loå-i89™, our new energy-saving 4th surface coated glass. It offers more light transmittance and less reflectance than Loå-i81. And it’s now available in annealed making it less expensive. Yet it still delivers a center of glass U-Factor of just 0.20 when coupled with …

Don’t Be Cold This Winter

As fall comes to a close and colder weather invades our desirable, typically mild, Colorado climate, many homeowners are rushing to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. Replacing your outdated windows can be the perfect solution for reducing heating bills.     Five Ways to Increase Energy Efficiency in Your Home this Winter   5. …