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The Future of Green Building: Integrating Solar Power Into Glazing

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Image Credit Pythagoras Solar Office buildings are covered in expensive glass that is usually designed to control solar gain, with tinting, mirroring or fritting (patterns of dots). Israeli startup Pythagoras Solar has a better idea: instead of just bouncing or filtering out sunlight, they build photovoltaics right into the sealed double-glazed units. This is a big step forward, both controlling heat gain and generating electricity.... Read the full story on TreeHugger






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