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Self Cleaning

Pilkington: Self-Cleaning Glass
Pilkington provides information on self-cleaning glass, including: what it is?; how it works: benefits; where it can be used?; frequently asked questions and brochures.

BuiltWorlds: Smart Windows Gain Even More Intelligence Than Before
BuiltWorlds says the market for smart windows, meaning glazing systems that leverage voltage, light or heat to regulate solar heat gain and optics, are demonstrating significant growth. Among them, electrochromic systems are seriously shaking up the market.

Glass: Market Expanding For Electrochromic & Thermochromic Glass
Glass magazine describes how greater commercialization is ahead for electrochromic and thermochromic windows.

How Stuff Works: Overview Of Smart Windows
How Stuff Works describes smart windows, the exciting, new cutting-edge window technology that allows consumers to block either all light or just some by simply turning a knob or pressing a button.
Vacuum Insulated

GBA: Vacuum-Insulated Window Glass
Green Building Advisor provides an overview of vacuum-insulated glass.

IRC Research - U-Value Of Vacuum Glazing
Canadian Institute for Research in Construction report on overall heat transmission coefficient (U-Value) of vacuum glazing provides validation of estimates of heat flow through vacuum glazing based on the five separate processes, which contribute to this heat transfer. (PDF)

JLC: Vacuum-Insulated Glass Takes On Triple Glazing
Journal of Light Construction describes advanced vacuum-panel glazing that is set to give conventional triple-glazed high-performance windows a run for their money.
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