Introducing INOVUES: Reworking Constructing Facades and Home windows With out Alternative or Disruption

Most present buildings immediately are over 20 years outdated and have thermally inefficient home windows liable for as much as 40% of constructing vitality loss. Upgrading the home windows in buildings has, till now, been an enormous enterprise, involving months of tenant disruption and excessive prices from development, removing, and disposal. Many constructing homeowners have chosen to not transfer forward with facade and window retrofits due to these challenges, regardless of the numerous value financial savings from vitality effectivity.

However a brand new invention, the INOVUES window retrofit system, removes these obstacles by providing another answer that gives the identical advantages of full window substitute at a fraction of the price and with out disruption to the constructing or occupants. Its non-invasive retrofit expertise permits the home windows and glass facades of buildings to be upgraded and incorporate the most recent energy-saving and good glass improvements with out removing or substitute. INOVUES’ overglaze system, which will get securely mounted on the present window glass and incorporates a brand new high-performance glass panel, can remodel energy-inefficient single- and double-glazed home windows into high-performing double- or triple-glazed techniques, offering as much as 10 instances greater thermal insulation.

INOVUES Glazing Shields are particularly designed for industrial window and curtain wall techniques and could be put in from the outside or inside of the constructing with out eradicating, changing, drilling, or altering something in any respect. As soon as put in, they create a hermetically sealed desiccated cavity between the unique glass and the newly added glass to forestall inside fogging (i.e., condensation on the inside surfaces of the glass), in contrast to some other window retrofit product. INOVUES’ patented and field-proven Glazing Protect™ system has been efficiently examined per the ASTM and AAMA business requirements by Intertek.

“INOVUES’ clients in varied local weather zones corresponding to Seattle, Boston, and Los Angeles have already reported constructive outcomes as a result of our system met their wants for vitality effectivity and thermal consolation at a fraction of the price of window substitute and with out disruption,” mentioned Founder and CEO Anas Al Kassas, an architect and facade system engineer in addition to inventor of the INOVUES system.

Backed by one in every of the world’s largest constructing merchandise corporations Saint-Gobain, INOVUES obtained a number of nationwide and worldwide awards for its revolutionary expertise and was featured by Invoice Gates’ Breakthrough Vitality of their 2021 Local weather Motion Playbook as an answer to treatment the numerous vitality loss from home windows in present buildings — the biggest end-user of vitality within the U.S. and plenty of different nations.

“For greater than 350 years, Saint-Gobain has been adapting to an ever-changing world by turning challenges into alternatives,” mentioned Minas Apelian, Vice President, Inner and Exterior Venturing, Saint-Gobain. “With centuries of innovation in constructing supplies as our information, we imagine INOVUES will disrupt the market by offering expertise that each presents cost-savings for the buyer and can also be energy-efficient to make the world a extra lovely and sustainable place to reside in.”

There’s a urgent want to scale back greenhouse gasoline emissions from buildings in New York and different cities, in addition to save constructing homeowners cash in the course of the post-COVID lease crunch. INOVUES’ high-ROI, low-carbon innovation can clear up a number of issues directly.

Accessible with quite a lot of glass tints and efficiency choices, together with good glass and embedded clear PV, INOVUES’ Glazing Shields can save as much as 40% on vitality consumption, enhance occupant thermal and acoustic consolation, and enhance the worth and sustainability of the constructing.

Webinars are supplied to elucidate the advantages of INOVUES’ patented insulating glass retrofit expertise; you possibly can enroll on the hyperlink right here.

The general public can also be invited to go to INOVUES and be taught extra about this innovation at sales space 1324 on the Buildings House owners and Managers’ Affiliation (BOMA) Worldwide Convention in Boston this October.

For extra data, go to the INOVUES web site.

Based in 2017, INOVUES is an award-winning climate-tech startup that’s working to make Twentieth-century buildings extra environment friendly and sustainable by retrofitting the facades and home windows with the most recent energy-saving and good glass applied sciences with out substitute or disruption.

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