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Windows Projects

The new building wing of the Saint-Gobain Research Shanghai facility, where LBNL is field testing comercialized electrochromic windows.
Advanced Window and Shading Technologies

Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA
Partners:
-- Saint-Gobin - Valley Forge, PA
-- Sage Electrochromics - Faribault, MN
-- Dow Chemical - Midland, MI
-- Lutron - Coopersburg, PA
-- 3M - Maplewood, MN
-- Tongji University - Shanghai, China
-- China Academy of Building Research - Beijing, China
-- Chongqing University - Chongqing, China

NREL senior scientist, Robert Tenent, Ph.D., with equipment for low cost processing (deposition) of window coatings materials.
Dynamic Windows

Lead Performer: National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Golden, CO
Partners:
-- Sage Electrochromics - Faribault, MN
-- e-Chromic Technologies, Inc. - Boulder, CO
-- Colorado School of Mines - Golden, CO
-- Stanford Linear Accelerator - Menlo Park, CA
-- University of Denver - Denver, CO

Dynamically Responsive Infrared Window Coatings

Lead Performer: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory - Richland, WA
Partners: PPG Industries - Pittsburgh, PA

Fabricate-on-Demand Vacuum Insulating Glazings

Lead Performer: PPG Industries, Inc. - Cheswick, PA

High-Efficiency Solar Cogeneration with TPV & Fiber-Optic Daylighting

Lead Performer: Creative Light Source, Inc.

Highly Insulating Residential Windows Using Smart Automated Shading

Lead Performer: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA
Partner: Pella Windows - Pella, IA

Low Cost Nanostructured Smart Window Coatings

Lead Performer: Heliotrope Technologies - Oakland, CA
Partner: Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA

Image of porous silica material in alcohol.<br />
Photo credit: Oak Ridge National Lab
Low-Cost, Haziness-Free, Transparent Insulation Based On a Porous Silica Material

Lead Performer: Oak Ridge National Laboratory – Oak Ridge, TN
Partner: VELUX Design and Development Company USA, Inc., Greenwood, SC

Low-Cost, Highly Transparent, Flexible, Low-Emission Coating Film to Enable Electrochromic Windows with Increased Energy Savings

Lead Performer: ITN Energy Systems - Littleton, CO
Partners:
-- Electric Power Research Institute - Palo Alto, CA
-- Colorado School of Mines - Golden, CO
-- Stanford Linear Accelerator - Menlo Park, CA
-- Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory - Berkeley, CA

Image of vacuum capsules in water  (4 mg/ml) used for dip coating.
Vacuum Insulation for Windows

Lead Performer: National Renewable Energy Laboratory - Golden, CO