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Design strategy for low e windows with effective insulation
Author(s): Mike P. C. Watts
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Paper Abstract

Optimal window glass assemblies have been developed for three use cases, when the average outside temperature is greater or less than the target indoor temperature. These assemblies have 2× better insulation than a standard double glazed window. They were developed by identifying insulation strategies for each of the 4 energy bands that transfer heat through windows. The insulation strategies were identified through analytical models for each energy band. The strategies were then applied to glasses in the DOE International Glass Data Base and evaluated using the industry standard modelling programs. These evaluations provided a systematic method to developed optimal glass assemblies.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 2014
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 8981, Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices III, 89811J (7 March 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2032966
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Mike P. C. Watts, Impattern Solutions (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8981:
Physics, Simulation, and Photonic Engineering of Photovoltaic Devices III
Alexandre Freundlich; Jean-François Guillemoles, Editor(s)

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