Ultra-thin coating makes "dumb" glass smart

There are already energy-saving “smart glass” windows that can be electronically tinted to block the sun’s hot rays, thus reducing the need to run air-conditioning systems. Such systems still require electricity to operate, however. Now, scientists from Australia’s RMIT University have developed a coating that allows existing glass to become smart … no power required…
Continue Reading Ultra-thin coating makes “dumb” glass smart

Category: Materials

Tags:

Energy-efficient

RMIT University

smart glass

Related Articles:

MIT’s stamp-sized energy monitor exposes power-guzzling devices around the home

Nature-inspired process takes the heat off of ceramics production

Passively-cooled Spanish house promotes semi-outdoor living

Self-sufficient floating home to create its own water and energy

Dom Arquitectura’s Wood Studio House is efficient, prefab, sustainable and passive

Leaf House Version.3: A tiny house for sub-zero temperatures

The message will be closed after 20 s