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Design & Application

Design & Application

A Window to the World

A Window to the World

Article contributed by View, Inc.

Imagine a glass that changes from transparent to opaque — or even somewhere between the extremes — on demand. A glass that helps decrease your energy bill and bring in just the right amount of natural, comforting light. All of this is possible with dynamic glass for windows from View, Inc.

The average person spends 90 percent of his or her time indoors, and natural, comfortable light from windows is extremely important. Studies demonstrate that windows accelerate healing time in hospitals, improve learning rates in schools and increase productivity in offices.

Dynamic windows from View allow you to take advantage of these benefits without the drawbacks of heat, glare, and UV light — and without the need for physical barriers such as shades that block out the environment. Dynamic windows can also help reduce energy costs, increase comfort, and enhance a person’s quality of life.

When used in architectural windows, View Dynamic Glass can intelligently regulate the amount of heat and glare that enters a building. In addition, the glass automatically transitions between clear and variable tint in response to environmental conditions and user preferences.

This creates an environment where occupants benefit from uninterrupted views, abundant natural light, and greatly improved comfort, boosting the mood for guests and patients in hospitals like Toronto’s Humber River Hospital; fostering a better learning environment in educational facilities like The Lory Student Center at Colorado State University; facilitating productivity and collaboration in corporate workspaces like CenturyLink’s Technology Center; and enabling hotels like The W Hotel in San Francisco to conserve energy by tinting rooms when guests are away.

Click here to learn more about View Dynamic Glass and its architectural applications.