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Novel Thermal-Break with Simplified Manufacturing for R7 Commercial Windows

Alcoa will develop advanced aluminum window frame technology as well as a manufacturing process for energy-saving commercial window systems that use the technology. Use of these windows in new and existing commercial buildings would drive progress toward national energy savings goals.

Program Information
Funding Organization: 
Department of Energy
Program Area: 
Emerging Technologies
Project Manager: 
Karma Sawyer
Agreement Type: 
Funding Opportunity
Scope
Funded Performer: 
Alcoa
Agreement Total: 
$1,123,833
Match Total: 
$280,960
Project Start Date: 
September 30, 2014
Project End Date: 
September 29, 2016
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: 
Pittsburgh
State: 
Pennsylvania