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Hallo window tint in an office-before and after

Self-tinting electrochromic glass windows eliminate need for window coverings

By Faye Oney / May 2, 2017

We have smartphones, smart homes, and now—smart windows. Kinestral Technologies recently introduced Halio, a glass window product that uses electrochromic technology to tint on command.

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PPG to offer thermochromic window system with Pleotint’s sunlight-responsive interlayer

By / September 20, 2011

Pleotint window on left darkened to neutral-gray tint as heat load increased. On the right, the window has returned to clearest state as direct sunlight decreased. Credit: PPG Industries I’ve written several times the past about electrical (e.g., Sage) and passive (e.g., RavenBrick) dynamic (chromic) window systems and how some heavy hitters, such as Saint-Gobain…

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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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