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Title: Sunlight Responsive Thermochromic Window System

Abstract

Pleotint has embarked on a novel approach with our Sunlight Responsive Thermochromic, SRT™, windows. We are integrating dynamic sunlight control, high insulation values and low solar heat gain together in a high performance window. The Pleotint SRT window is dynamic because it reversibly changes light transmission based on thermochromics activated directly by the heating effect of sunlight. We can achieve a window package with low solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), a low U value and high insulation. At the same time our windows provide good daylighting. Our innovative window design offers architects and building designers the opportunity to choose their desired energy performance, excellent sound reduction, external pane can be self-cleaning, or a resistance to wind load, blasts, bullets or hurricanes. SRT windows would provide energy savings that are estimated at up to 30% over traditional window systems. Glass fabricators will be able to use existing equipment to make the SRT window while adding value and flexibility to the basic design. Glazing installers will have the ability to fit the windows with traditional methods without wires, power supplies and controllers. SRT windows can be retrofit into existing buildings,

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pleotint, West Olive MI
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
894091
Report Number(s):
DOE/GO/14336
TRN: US200719%%865
DOE Contract Number:  
FG36-04GO14336
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; ARCHITECTS; DAYLIGHTING; DESIGN; FLEXIBILITY; GLASS; GLAZING MATERIALS; HEAT GAIN; HEATING; HURRICANES; LIGHT TRANSMISSION; PERFORMANCE; POWER SUPPLIES; U VALUES; WIND LOADS; WINDOWS; Thermochromics; dynamic glass; switchable windows; smart glass; chromogenics

Citation Formats

Millett, F,A, and Byker,H, J. Sunlight Responsive Thermochromic Window System. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.2172/894091.
Millett, F,A, & Byker,H, J. Sunlight Responsive Thermochromic Window System. United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/894091
Millett, F,A, and Byker,H, J. 2006. "Sunlight Responsive Thermochromic Window System". United States. https://doi.org/10.2172/894091. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/894091.
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title = {Sunlight Responsive Thermochromic Window System},
author = {Millett, F,A and Byker,H, J},
abstractNote = {Pleotint has embarked on a novel approach with our Sunlight Responsive Thermochromic, SRT™, windows. We are integrating dynamic sunlight control, high insulation values and low solar heat gain together in a high performance window. The Pleotint SRT window is dynamic because it reversibly changes light transmission based on thermochromics activated directly by the heating effect of sunlight. We can achieve a window package with low solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC), a low U value and high insulation. At the same time our windows provide good daylighting. Our innovative window design offers architects and building designers the opportunity to choose their desired energy performance, excellent sound reduction, external pane can be self-cleaning, or a resistance to wind load, blasts, bullets or hurricanes. SRT windows would provide energy savings that are estimated at up to 30% over traditional window systems. Glass fabricators will be able to use existing equipment to make the SRT window while adding value and flexibility to the basic design. Glazing installers will have the ability to fit the windows with traditional methods without wires, power supplies and controllers. SRT windows can be retrofit into existing buildings,},
doi = {10.2172/894091},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/894091}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2006},
month = {10}
}