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Video of the week: “Carbon Smackdown” – Smart Windows

By / December 14, 2010

The Lawrence Berkeley National Lab this summer hosted a brilliant lecture series enthusiastically called “Carbon Smackdown,” which, as illustrated by the cool poster, is based on the idea of Berkeley Lab fighting to defeat CO. The Smackdown series offers a chance for LBL researchers to highlight their work and address emerging information (and misinformation). In…

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Soladigm windows get $30M infusion, upping electrochromics competition

By / December 14, 2010

Last month we had a story about Saint-Gobain Glass’s $80 million investment in Sage Electrochromics. Today, another electrochromic window maker, Soladigm, announced via press release that it had received $30 million in new investments from some heavy hitters, such as GE Energy Financial Services. Soladigm apparently has been in GE sights for some time, and…

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Saint-Gobain invests $80M in Sage Electrochromics

By / November 10, 2010

SAGE Electrochromics, Inc. headquarters in Faribault, Minn. This is a pretty strong endorsement: Saint-Gobain Glass has acquired 50 percent of the equity of Sage Electrochromics for the large-scale manufacture of electrochromic glass.The $80 million investment will enable construction of the world’s largest and most advanced electrochromic glass manufacturing facility in Faribault, Minn. We first wrote about…

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RavenBrick: Nifty, thrifty, nonelectric smart windows and smart walls

By / March 18, 2010

Last week I had a post about Sage Electrochromics and the company’s line of smart windows. But, there is another company, RavenBrick, that says it has a less expensive, film-based approach to smart glass: smart windows (and smart walls) that offer many of the same features without needing any of the wiring required by windows…

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