Retrofit of Single Pane Windows Cuts Energy Use 53%

Retrofit of Single Pane Windows Cuts Energy Use 53%

The Renovate by Berkowitz (RbB) window retrofitting system has enabled 400 Market Street, a 12-story building in Philadelphia, to reduce energy consumption in some perimeter offices by 53 percent, according to results from a year-long energy study. Built in 1972, the 200,000-sq-ft building was retrofitted … Read more…

LightLouver, Pleotint, Bisem Among Energy-Efficient Glass ‘Winners,’ Lux Says

LightLouver, Pleotint, Bisem Among Energy-Efficient Glass ‘Winners,’ Lux Says

LightLouver, Pleotint and Bisem are leading the market in developing energy-efficient glass technologies, according to a Lux Research report.

A short payback period is key to rapid adoption, and technologies including double-pane low-e coated windows and daylighting glazing can have a payback period of two years or less, according to Balancing Energy Efficiency, Occupant Comfort, and Aesthetics in Architectural Glass. It says dynamic glazings not far behind.

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Technology Converts Single-Pane Windows to Triple-Glazed

Technology Converts Single-Pane Windows to Triple-Glazed

The owner of the Kevon Office Center in Pennsauken, NJ, decided to update the building’s 651 clear, single-pane windows, which were originally installed in 1971, with the Renovate by Berkowitz (RbB) window retrofitting system. RbB converts single-pane windows into energy-saving, triple-glazed insulated glass units (IGUs). … Read more…

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