ETA's windows research is aimed at improving energy efficiency in commerical buildings and homes across the nation. It focuses on innovative windows and daylighting options, as well as low-energy high-performance building facade solutions.
The research includes work in the following areas:
- New glazing materials
- Windows simulation software
- Advanced high-performance fenestration systems
- Daylighting technologies
- Measurement of window properties
- Windows performance in residential and commercial buildings
ETA has developed software products for evaluating the thermal and optical properties of windows and glazing, as well as databases of available glazing, shading materials and systems that consumers and builders can use to choose the most appropriate option for a desired application.