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NEXT’s Innovative PV Windows Show Significant Energy Efficiency Promise

NEXT Energy Technologies Inc. announced the results of a multi-year photovoltaic (PV) window project, which it completed as part of the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator (IN2). The project shows the overall energy-efficiency performance of NEXT’s transparent PV windows compared to … Continue reading

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ClearVue to Undertake First U.S. Commercial Install of its Energy Generating Solar Windows

Smart building materials company ClearVue Technologies Limited has announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to install its patented solar energy windows at into a new office building in Atlanta, Ga., the first such commercial installation in … Continue reading

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Manufacturers Weigh In On Why Windows Matter

The Why Windows Matter campaign sees involvement from numerous organizations such as the National Fenestration Rating Council, the Efficient Windows Collaborative, the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance and the Partnership for Advanced Window Solutions (PAWS). Manufacturers are on board, too, and … Continue reading

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Michigan’s House of Rep. Introduces Energy Efficiency Legislation Impacting Glass and Glazing

Rep. Mark Huizenga introduced a bill to amend the “Property assessed clean energy act” during a session for Michigan’s House of Representatives on October 5. The bill, No. 5357, referred to the Committee on Energy, aims to amend the title … Continue reading

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New Building Codes Could Save Energy and Reduce Climate Impact, Says DOE

New energy building code proposals from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) would save American homes and businesses $138 billion in the next 30 years in energy costs. Information released recently from the DOE claims its proposals would save an … Continue reading

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