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Articles Tagged with ''glass in energy''
Kyocera Corp. recently announced that a solar project using the company’s solar modules has been awarded the 2012 Swiss Solar Prize: The wheelchairs of 10 inhabitants at the Quimby Huus, an institution for the physically disabled in St. Gallen, Switzerland, are driven exclusively using solar power.
Over the years, glass building components such as windows have evolved from simply providing a transparent barrier against the outside environment to fundamentally altering design aesthetics and facilitating energy conservation through the reduction of energy and operating costs.
World demand for flat glass is forecast to rise 7.1% per year through 2016 to 9.2 billion m2, according to “World Flat Glass,” a new study from The Freedonia Group Inc.