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Fabricate On-Demand Vacuum Insulating Glazings

PPG Industries, Inc. will develop a process to produce cheaper, stronger vacuum insulating glazings (VIGs), which are used to make windows more energy efficient. This process could lead to increased adoption of VIGs in windows, which would lead to significant energy savings.

Program Information
Funding Organization: 
Department of Energy
Program Area: 
Emerging Technologies
Project Manager: 
Karma Sawyer, Jim Payne
Agreement Type: 
Funding Opportunity
Scope
Funded Performer: 
PPG Industries, Inc.
Agreement Total: 
$2,000,000
Match Total: 
$857,723
Project Start Date: 
September 30, 2014
Project End Date: 
September 29, 2017
Project Details
Ongoing Initiative or Research Project: 
Research Project
Grid, Whole Building, or Technology: 
Technology
Technology Type: 
Enclosure
Sub-Technology Type: 
Enclosure- Windows
Building Type: 
Single Family, Multifamily, Commercial
New or Existing: 
New, Existing
DR Focus?: 
No
Code/Standard Focus?: 
No
Locale
City: 
Cheswick
State: 
Pennsylvania