Window coating improves sunlight levels indoors
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We recently wrote about computer-controlled sun screens used to reduce the amount of heat from sun-rays entering a building. Taking the opposite approach, researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute of Silicate Research have developed UNIGLAS | VITAL feel-good glass, a film for windows that increases the amount of sunlight able to travel through glass. The team behind the product have worked closely with two German firms, Centrosolar Glas and UNIGLAS, to turn the material into a marketable product. A 0.1 micrometer-thick coating can be placed onto triple-glazed windows to increase the amount of sunlight able to travel through the glass and…
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