Smart Glass World

News, technology, markets, events and opportunities for smart glass in the construction, healthcare, transport, arts and retail sectors.

What is Smart Glass World?

Smart Glass World is the first industry-wide portal dedicated exclusively to the smart glass sector.

We aim to educate consumers and customers in the technologies, markets and opportunities underpinning the key innovations in smart and functional materials.

Our content centres around electro-optic, electrochromic, thermochromic, photochromic and transparent photovoltaic glass and other functional materials.

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Interviews

Expert Interview with Ken Jagger of ClearVue

Expert interview with Ken Jagger of ClearVue photovoltaic smart glass, who explains how on-site power generation can be combined with a stunning transparent exterior view.

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Markets

Smart Glass for Improved Hygiene in Healthcare

Smart glass facilitates disinfection in healthcare environments, thus replacing curtains, drapes and window blinds which can harbour pathogens. We ask the question: why is glass easy to clean in the first place?

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Markets

Anticipating the European Climate Law with Smart Glass

Smart glass can help architects to cut carbon emissions by reducing heating and cooling costs in buildings, thus complying with the proposed new European Climate Law, which intends to convert Europe into the first climate-neutral continent by 2050.

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Tech

What is Thermochromic Smart Glass?

Thermochromic smart glass reduces solar heat gain into buildings, reducing air conditioning costs and contributing to ‘net-zero’ construction.