Category Archives: Glass

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells are photovoltaic cells that convert any visible light into electrical energy. This technology was invented in 1991 by two Swiss professors named Michael Graetzl and Dr. Brian O’Regan. They are sometimes referred to as the “Graetzel

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

Dye Sensitized Solar Cells are photovoltaic cells that convert any visible light into electrical energy. This technology was invented in 1991 by two Swiss professors named Michael Graetzl and Dr. Brian O’Regan. They are sometimes referred to as the “Graetzel

Highlight: Solar Roadways

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #14 Currently there is research being done by the US Department of Transportation to creating solar roadways. This type of roadway are designed to be hexagonal and interlocking, and (if damaged) are able to be

Highlight: Solar Roadways

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #14 Currently there is research being done by the US Department of Transportation to creating solar roadways. This type of roadway are designed to be hexagonal and interlocking, and (if damaged) are able to be

Photochromic: Potential Glazing Phenomenon?

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #13 Photochromic (otherwise known as transitioning) lenses are already a technology that has been around for quite some time now.  This type of lens is most commonly found in glasses, sunglasses, etc.  This particular technology

Photochromic: Potential Glazing Phenomenon?

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #13 Photochromic (otherwise known as transitioning) lenses are already a technology that has been around for quite some time now.  This type of lens is most commonly found in glasses, sunglasses, etc.  This particular technology

Aerogel: Varieties and Applications

Blog Post 5 Evan Super Aerogel is a relatively new material created by NASA.  Due to the low amount of mass, the material is very fragile and is often referred to as ‘frozen smoke.’  There are different types of aerogel,

Aerogel: Varieties and Applications

Blog Post 5 Evan Super Aerogel is a relatively new material created by NASA.  Due to the low amount of mass, the material is very fragile and is often referred to as ‘frozen smoke.’  There are different types of aerogel,

Electrochromic Glazing

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #12 In the last several years, Sage Technologies has developed a state-of-the-art electrochromic glazing that is revolutionizing how windows should (and most likely will) work.  Their product SageGlass is greatly incentivized for use by

Electrochromic Glazing

Lucas Ewing – Blog Post Week #12 In the last several years, Sage Technologies has developed a state-of-the-art electrochromic glazing that is revolutionizing how windows should (and most likely will) work.  Their product SageGlass is greatly incentivized for use by

The Future of Architecture: Dynamic Buildings

We, as a civilization, have been creating buildings in much the same way for many generations. Always making houses by hand and getting supplies from all around the community. The future of how we design and create buildings is upon

The Future of Architecture: Dynamic Buildings

We, as a civilization, have been creating buildings in much the same way for many generations. Always making houses by hand and getting supplies from all around the community. The future of how we design and create buildings is upon

Crystal Clear Solar Cell

Week 15 Blog Post The idea of a completely transparent solar panel has always been a bit of a dream. However, recently researchers at Michigan State University has developed a transparent photovoltaic glass. “The plastic-like material channels specific wavelengths of

Crystal Clear Solar Cell

Week 15 Blog Post The idea of a completely transparent solar panel has always been a bit of a dream. However, recently researchers at Michigan State University has developed a transparent photovoltaic glass. “The plastic-like material channels specific wavelengths of