Posts Tagged ‘ SAGE ’

IGMA Goes Green: Experts Weigh in on Industry Sustainability Efforts

Feb 9th, 2015

IGMA 2015 Winter Conference attendees gather for the general meeting breakfast Friday.

*+-There’s no way to discuss the modern manufacture of building products and construction without hitting on the topic of sustainability. That point was not lost on attendees at the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) 2015 Winter Conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., last week. All the trending acronyms were discussed—LCA (life cycle assessment), EPD (environmental product […]

Sage Adds Distributor

Mar 27th, 2014

*+-Sage hired Spohn Associates Inc. to promote, sell and support SageGlass® in Indiana, Kentucky and Western Ohio. Spohn was established in 1976 by Jack Spohn and is headquartered in Indianapolis. “We strive to offer our clients innovative products and services that will help them with their building needs,” says Eric Spohn, president of Spohn Associates. […]

Smart Glass Usage to Grow Tenfold in Next Ten Years

Jan 13th, 2014

SageGlass LightZone™ installed in board room at the headquarters of the Swiss watch company, Audemars Piguet, in Le Brassus, Switzerland. (photo courtesy of Sage)

*+-It wasn’t that long ago that low-E glass was considered exotic, an added expense that was at times hard to justify. But low-E glass went on to become commonplace within the glass industry, a product so usual that there’s little debate now as to whether to get it. Many experts are predicting a likewise smooth […]

Sage, View, Referred for Mediation in Patent Infringement Case

Jun 4th, 2013

*+-The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has referred a suit filed by Sage Electrochromics against View Inc. alleging patent infringement to mediation, according to documents filed in the case. The deadline is October 15. Sage filed the suit against View, formerly Soladigm, in December, alleging that it has infringed on two of […]

ICC Approves Proposal Regarding Dynamic Glazing in Residential Applications

Apr 23rd, 2013

*+-The International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings continues this week in Dallas, and today the committee approved a proposal regarding dynamic glazing. Proposal CE161, part 2, introduced by Dr. Helen Sanders, Sage Electrochromics, proposed that the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), R402.3.2 (N1102.3.2) be revised to include dynamic glazing. “Dynamic glazing shall be permitted […]

Sage Denies Allegations in View Counterclaim

Mar 28th, 2013

*+-Faribault, Minn.-based Sage Electrochromics has responded to the counterclaim recently filed by Milpitas, Calif.-based View Inc. against it in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. In the response, Sage denies allegations made against it that its patents, no. 5,724,177 (the ‘177 patent), titled “Electrochromic Devices and Methods,” and no. 7,372,610 (the […]

Helen Sanders Discusses the Benefits of Dynamic Glazing

Sep 13th, 2012

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*+-Helen Sanders, vice president of technical business development for Sage Electrochromics Inc., provided a presentation titled “Dynamic Glazing Case Studies,” during which she explained not only the science behind electrochromic and thermochromic glazing, but also the practicality of the products. The presentation was given in Las Vegas as part of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance […]

Going Green Can Mean Less Cost and More Jobs

Jul 21st, 2011

*+-Going green isn’t just good for the environment; it can also be good for the economy and help spur job growth. Dr. Helen Sanders, vice president, technical business development, at Minnesota-based SAGE Electrochromics, testified recently before the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, where she told the congressional members that low interest loans, […]