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Solar-Powered Window Systems

ClearVue's Solar Glass is Cost-Effective and Eco-Friendly

— May 12, 2021 — Eco
With ClearVue's solar glass, decarbonization construction methods can become more prevalent. Currently, buildings contribute to 40% of global carbon emissions, so energy use is a primary concern in designing new building spaces.

For the first time, solar-powered windows are a reality, thanks to ClearVue's solar glass. This new technology promises to reduce energy usage and generate electricity, which cuts down on building costs. The solar-powered window system works by allowing visible light to pass through the glass and deflect to its edges, where it is converted into electricity. Aesthetically, the windows look like regular glass, which is a desirable design feature.

Classified as a Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) system, the solar windows are integrated into the building. The energy-efficient window produces electricity for its building and can also be exported to the grid.

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