This toolkit features webinars presented by the Better Buildings Alliance and Oak Ridge National Laboratory that focus on advancing the latest innovations for windows in commercial buildings.
Electrochromic (EC) windows can adjust their tint dynamically in response to environmental conditions. This ability of EC windows helps in the reduction in visual discomfort caused by glare from direct solar radiation. The case study report prepared by LBNL demonstrate the working of EC windows at the Donna Land Port of Entry.
The case study provides the performance of EnerLogic 35 window film which has a high solar heat rejection and superior low-e performance. This film can provide year-round performance without excessively reducing visible light transmittance.
In the inaugural meeting of the Building Envelope Tech Team, participants discussed goals, new resources, and technologies to improve the energy efficiency of walls, windows, and roofs.