Posts Tagged ‘ Vacuum insulating glass (VIG) ’

The Manufacturer’s Case for Thin Triples

Oct 10th, 2022

The latest cover of Door & Window Market ([DWM]) magazine didn’t mince words regarding ENERGY STAR 7.0: “It’s go time.” The new criteria for the prestigious EPA label will hit in just about a year, and the significant changes for U-factors and solar heat gain coefficients (SHGCs) will be driving manufacturers to make major alterations […]

NFRC Opens Spring Committee Meeting on Notes of Optimism

Mar 30th, 2021

“The green wave is coming,” announced officials for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) yesterday, and along with it an expected 25% increase in the market for doors and windows, they added. That was one of several messages used to usher in the council’s Annual Spring Committee Meeting this week, which is being held virtually. […]

Guardian Glass Offers Further Details on Millbury Plant Closure

Oct 1st, 2019

Guardian Glass, a subsidiary of Guardian Industries, announced last week that it will close its Millbury, Ohio, fabrication plant by the end of 2019. Amy Hennes, director, global communications, Guardian Industries, offered more details to [DWM] regarding the closure. “This decision comes after a review by Guardian to look at its business activities and understand […]

Vacuum Insulated Glass Demand Propelled by Real Estate Entities’ Interest

Sep 12th, 2019

A recent market intelligence study by Transparency Market Research (TMR) suggests that the vacuum insulating glass (VIG) market is gaining traction through the increased interest of real estate companies. The study predicts that the global VIG market will expand at a CAGR of 4.2% between 2018 and 2026. Furthermore, it is projected to accumulate outstanding […]

Industry Continues to Research and Develop Vacuum Insulating Glass

Aug 9th, 2019

Vacuum insulating glass (VIG) is a high-performance glazing product that can provide increased occupant comport and reduced U-values. However, the technology is still fairly new to the U.S. market, and according to DWM’s research, is not currently being used in the residential market. In a webinar titled “How to Design for Sustainable Buildings with Vacuum […]

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