Gallery: Phase-Changing GlassX Windows Offer Amazing Performance


A remarkable Swiss window technology has just recently been introduced in North America. GlassX windows are super high-efficiency windows that use several technologies to make them possibly the most high-tech windows available. First of all, GlassX windows have a prismatic plane that deflects high-angle sunlight in the summertime, rather than transmitting it, to keep the building cool. Lower-angle winter light is transmitted through this layer, and even more interestingly, these windows incorporate a phase-change material (PCM) between two of the panes of glass. Polycarbonate spacers used between the panes to segregate the PCM give the windows a venetian blind appearance.

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1 Comment

  1. eameen October 3, 2011 at 12:41 am

    Interesting in this new technology. The world would have plentyful usage of solar energy.

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