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Tunable, transparent polymer material could be key to cheaper energy-efficient windows

By Stephanie Liverani / January 26, 2016

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are working with a readily available transparent polymer that may be useful in the design of cheaper materials for smart windows that automatically adjust the amount of incoming light.

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Smarter materials for windows lead to innovations in energy efficiency

By Stephanie Liverani / July 24, 2015

Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are developing materials that allow windows to let light pass through without transferring heat and, on the flip side, to block out light while allowing heat transmission.

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