small plans: nanotechnology for the building industry

Sunday, October 16, 2005

Nanogel translucent insulating panel wins award

The Sustainable Buildings Industry Council’s (SBIC) “Best Practice” Sustainability Award has recognized Kalwall for the revolutionary daylighting and energy efficient benefits found in the Kalwall+ Nanogel® translucent aerogel insulated fenestration system. The system offers a panel with thermal resistance up to five times greater than insulating glass systems, museum-quality light with up to 20 percent light transmission, and improved sound attenuation, making it easier for designers to satisfy new stricter building codes. more . . .