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    New technologies integrate solar-energy collection into windows and walls.

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    Ideal for exterior commercial applications, this architectural glass features three thin layers of silver in its coating.

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    The 2011 COTE Top Ten Green Projects are working examples of the power of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology.

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  • The Pros and Cons of Window Films

    Solar-controlling window films can block up to 80% of the sun’s heat, boosting a home’s efficiency. Here’s what builders and remodelers need to know.

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    Light penetration deep into a home can boost comfort, livability, and energy efficiency. Here are strategies to strike the right balance.

  • Energy Star Casement Windows From Kolbe

    Kolbe. With a U-factor as low as 0.19, triple-pane aluminum-clad Ultra Energy Performance casement windows meet Energy Star certifications throughout the United States and Canada. Pine frames are standard, but multiple wood species are available. The casements have a standard 3 1/4-inch jamb depth...

  • UV-Blocking Daylighting Panels From Duo-Gard

    Duo-Gard. The company now offers its translucent daylighting panels with 3S Solar Block, a transparent coating that the firm claims transmits up to 79% of visible light while blocking 99.9% of the UV rays that can cause fading and 95% of infrared heat rays. The product allows pros to bring in...