Propelling Smart Windows Into the Mainstream

Jim Paull, ERS, for Zondits. May 23, 2016. Image credit: VetroTech The first thing attendees saw as they entered the exhibit hall at last week’s American Institute of Architects (AIA) conference in Philadelphia was a large cube showing off Saint Gobain’s SageGlass smart windows. SageGlass was one of three smart window manufacturers exhibiting this year, […]


Building pEUI Reduction More or Less Flatlined Since 2010

Why Aren’t There More Energy-Efficient Buildings? City Lab, October 22, 2015. Image credit: Chris Smith For the fifth year running, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has crunched the numbers on its national sustainability challenge, the AIA 2030 Commitment. Architects who sign up pledge to strive to meet an ambitious energy-efficiency target in their designs—a 60 […]