Posts Tagged ‘windows’

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Smart Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to let in light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Bird Collisions And Buildings

Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this... [...]

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Free White Paper: Improving the Energy Efficiency Of Aging Commercial Buildings through Window Retrofits

Find out how the Renovate system can offer energy savings of up to 25%, provide consistent indoor thermal comfort, reduce outside noise transmission, contribute points towards LEED certification, and more at a lower cost than a traditional window... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence... [...]

The marble in the lobby and bathtubs in the guestrooms are two interior elements reused for the new hotel. (Photo: University of WI Oshkosh Foundation.)

Hotel Case Study: At Your Service

On the banks of Fox River in Oshkosh, WI, a new Best Western Premier delivers business and pleasure. From the September 2013... [...]

An IPM program can do more than keep birds away; it can also help make a facility a “no-fly” zone for other types of pests, like insects. (Photo: Orkin)

Services & Maintenance: Honing In On Pest Birds

Facility managers use maintenance and exclusion tactics to repel unwelcome guests. From the July 2013 issue.... [...]

Improved Efficiency Standards For CA In 2014

California's 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards are 30% more efficient than previous standards for non-residential... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Building Energy Calculator From Guardian

Users can compare energy costs for multiple glazing options in prototypical buildings based on multiple... [...]

Commercial Fms Can Access DOE Window Purchase Program

The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Windows Volume Purchase Program is expanding with new products and... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Drapery From Brentano

"Elegant Silhouette" drapery is woven from 100% natural bamboo fiber.... [...]