RavenWindow Thermochromic Glazing

Credit: RavenBrick LLC

What makes this product green?

  • Reduces heating and cooling loads

Description

RavenWindow is a filter that can be added by fabricators to standard insulated glass units (IGUs) and will tint at a certain temperature, reducing glare and solar heat gain coefficient(SHGC) The fraction of solar gain admitted through a window, expressed as a number between 0 and 1. (SHGCSolar heat gain coefficient. The fraction of solar gain admitted through a window, expressed as a number between 0 and 1.)—with projects seeing up to 30% energy savings, according to the company. RavenBrick can set the glass temperature at which the tinting occurs—anywhere from 40°F to 120°F, with the typical setpoint being 90°F. When tinted, the window’s energy performance can change dramatically, reducing SHGC by more than 20 points and dropping visible light transmittance (Tvis) from over 30% to 3.5%. The transition from clear to tinted occurs in less than 10 minutes, with the tinted area spreading across the window like an inkblot. The company offers a 10-year warranty through its fabricators, and the design life for the product is 30 years.

Manufacturer Information

RavenBrick LLC
2201A Lawrence St.
Denver, CO 80205
Phone: 303-984-7490
Fax: 303-296-4188
www.ravenbrick.com

Listed in: Glazing