Oregon BEST gave $150,000 to researchers who developed a window coating that cuts heat transfer, as part of its $1 million commercialization grants.
The coating also cuts infrared light while simultaneously allowing more visible light to enter buildings. Oregon BEST’s leader believe the combo could save millions in indoor electric lighting costs.
The low-emissivity coatings — which reduce heat loss from inside a building — could cut light entering the building by more than 30 percent.
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