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Title: Energy efficient soundproofing window retrofits

Abstract

Described herein are window retrofits including a monolithic silica aerogel slab having (i) an average haze value of <5% as calculated in accordance with ASTM standard D1003-13 and (ii) a U-factor of <0.5 BTU/sf/hr/° F., and a transparent polymer envelope sealed at an internal pressure of ≤1 atmosphere, wherein the monolithic silica aerogel slab is encapsulated in the transparent polymer envelope. The monolithic aerogel slab can have a transmittance >94% at 8 mm thickness. The window retrofit can be bonded to a glass sheet.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E)
OSTI Identifier:
1860054
Patent Number(s):
11170750
Application Number:
16/394,447
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B32 - LAYERED PRODUCTS B32B - LAYERED PRODUCTS, i.e. PRODUCTS BUILT-UP OF STRATA OF FLAT OR NON-FLAT, e.g. CELLULAR OR HONEYCOMB, FORM
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
DOE Contract Number:  
AR0000471
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 04/25/2019
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Wang, Evelyn N., Chen, Gang, Zhao, Xuanhe, Strobach, Elise M., Bhatia, Bikramjit S., Zhao, Lin, Yang, Sungwoo, Weinstein, Lee A., Cooper, Thomas A., and Lin, Shaoting. Energy efficient soundproofing window retrofits. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Wang, Evelyn N., Chen, Gang, Zhao, Xuanhe, Strobach, Elise M., Bhatia, Bikramjit S., Zhao, Lin, Yang, Sungwoo, Weinstein, Lee A., Cooper, Thomas A., & Lin, Shaoting. Energy efficient soundproofing window retrofits. United States.
Wang, Evelyn N., Chen, Gang, Zhao, Xuanhe, Strobach, Elise M., Bhatia, Bikramjit S., Zhao, Lin, Yang, Sungwoo, Weinstein, Lee A., Cooper, Thomas A., and Lin, Shaoting. Tue . "Energy efficient soundproofing window retrofits". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1860054.
@article{osti_1860054,
title = {Energy efficient soundproofing window retrofits},
author = {Wang, Evelyn N. and Chen, Gang and Zhao, Xuanhe and Strobach, Elise M. and Bhatia, Bikramjit S. and Zhao, Lin and Yang, Sungwoo and Weinstein, Lee A. and Cooper, Thomas A. and Lin, Shaoting},
abstractNote = {Described herein are window retrofits including a monolithic silica aerogel slab having (i) an average haze value of <5% as calculated in accordance with ASTM standard D1003-13 and (ii) a U-factor of <0.5 BTU/sf/hr/° F., and a transparent polymer envelope sealed at an internal pressure of ≤1 atmosphere, wherein the monolithic silica aerogel slab is encapsulated in the transparent polymer envelope. The monolithic aerogel slab can have a transmittance >94% at 8 mm thickness. The window retrofit can be bonded to a glass sheet.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2021},
month = {11}
}

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