Posts Tagged ‘ Solar power ’

Window Technology of the Future: Boldly Go Where No Glass Has Gone Before

Sep 22nd, 2022

I was visiting a customer yesterday discussing the upcoming revised Energy Star requirements that will go into effect sometime in mid-2023 (Energy Star 7.0). He felt confident that, utilizing triple-pane insulating glass (IG) configurations, the majority of his window designs would meet the new U-value criteria, even in the Northern climate zone. This led to […]

Michigan’s House of Rep. Introduces Energy Efficiency Legislation Impacting Glass and Glazing

Oct 14th, 2021

Rep. Mark Huizenga introduced a bill to amend the “Property assessed clean energy act” during a session for Michigan’s House of Representatives on October 5. The bill, No. 5357, referred to the Committee on Energy, aims to amend the title of 2010’s Act No. 270 and introduce a new section which discusses how glass, glazing […]

A Look at California’s New Solar Panel Regulation

May 21st, 2018

Last week, California became the first state in the country to require solar panels to be installed on homes. The regulation, which goes into effect in 2020, would affect all new single-family homes and small apartment buildings. However, the plan has been met with skepticism from some experts in the fenestration and energy fields who […]