Tag Archives: Energy-efficiency

EASY DAYLIGHTING ANALYSIS OF CLEARSHADE HONEYCOMB GLAZING USING LIGHTSTANZA – FREE TRIAL

  Panelite’s ClearShadeTM Honeycomb Insulated Glass Unit has been integrated into LightStanza, a web-based software platform allowing for easy and accurate daylighting analysis of building envelope solutions.   ClearShadeTM redirects light rays to transmit up to 70% daylight and substantially diffuse … MORE…>>

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CLEARSHADE™ NAMED ACCEPTABLE PATHWAY TO LEED V4 EQC DAYLIGHT

GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.) has declared that Panelite’s ClearShade™ honeycomb technology meets the LEED requirements for diffused daylight as a way to minimize glare while maximizing usable daylight on a LEED project, a baseline requirement for the LEED v4 … MORE…>>

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PANELITE PANELS ARE 80% AIR – WHY IS THIS KEY FOR SUSTAINABILITY?

  Panelite is committed to providing resource- and energy-efficient materials for architecture. While we do employ some recycled components, our focus is rather on minimizing the actual amount of material used and ensuring its longevity. Our approach to sustainability focuses … MORE…>>

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SOLAR SHADING, DIRECTIONAL TRANSLUCENCY WITH A VIEW ON L.A.

We recently installed ClearShade mock-ups in the windows of the Los Angeles office of CO Architects, who are considering our high-performance honeycomb glazing for a current project. The mock-ups of honeycomb type TTW10 , in TrueWhite, were enthusiastically received by … MORE…>>

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CEU COURSE: HIGH PERFORMANCE GLAZING SOLUTIONS

With buildings consuming 40% of US energy, energy efficiency is perhaps the most urgent challenge in designing the buildings of our future. Join Panelite’s Ruben Suare and earn CEU credits at the AIA Minnesota 2014 convention. Learn about the most … MORE…>>

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CURVED PANELITE WALLS DEFINE A CHILDREN’S SPACE WITH LIGHT AND COLOR

    “In practice we designed an inner world for children. Nuno Nono is an interior: rounded, liquid and abstract, where figuration is almost impossible”           – Girod + Anton Arquitectos.   Custom curved Bonded Series panels … MORE…>>

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WE ♥ HONEYCOMB. PANELITE FEATURED IN BIOMIMCRY BOOK “THE SHARK’S PAINTBRUSH”

  Jay Harman’s new book, THE SHARK’S PAINTBRUSH: BIOMIMICRY AND HOW NATURE IS INSPIRING INNOVATION,  examines a multitude of biomimetic solutions including the astounding efficiency of honeycomb structures:   “A honeybee has to ingest about eight pounds of honey to … MORE…>>

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CLEARSHADE SKYLIGHTS REDUCE ENERGY BY 89%, OPTIMIZE DAYLIGHTING AT PARRISH ART MUSEUM

  Panelite ClearShade skylight glazing was specified by architects Herzog & de Meuron and daylighting engineers ARUP to achieve their goal of providing a naturally daylight environment, similar to that of artists’ studios, for viewing the collection at the Parrish … MORE…>>

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