RetroWAL Interior Curtainwall Retrofit System

A Low-Cost, Non-Disruptive Alternative to Curtain Wall Replacement

JP Morgan Chase recently announced the demolition of their NYC HQ located at 270 Park Ave. While there were numerous economic factors to their decision, one of the issues that came to light was the unsatisfactory general condition of the building. During the 1960s, there was a buildin
Read More

Calculating the Energy Savings of Building Envelope Upgrades

Thermolite has developed a new cost-effective tool to help commercial building owners determine the energy savings they can expect from building envelope improvements. According to the Department of Energy, at least 40% of the energy loss in commercial buildings occurs through the win
Read More

Building Insulation: the Most Cost-Effective Way to Combat Greenhouse Gases

Most scientists, policy makers and business leaders agree that reducing GHGs is the single most effective measure to suppress the threat of climate change. But the challenge to protect the environment is far from over. The next step is determining the most viable methods to reduce GHG
Read More

Interior Window Retrofits and the 179D Tax Deduction

Improving your building’s energy performance not only saves you money by reducing energy costs, it may also qualify you for a significant tax credit. The Energy Policy Act of 2005, signed into law by President George W. Bush, provides a tax deduction for energy efficient buildings via
Read More
AEC Daily | Performance Attributes of Secondary Windows

Earn Continuing Education Credits with this Free Course on Secondary Window Systems

Architects, engineers and other construction professionals can earn continuing education credits by completing Thermolite’s free online course: Performance Attributes of Secondary Window Systems. Provided in partnership with AEC Daily – the largest source of free online continui
Read More
Energy Modeling for Retrofit Windows

How Energy Modeling Calculates the Cost Savings of Retrofit Windows

Upgrading the energy efficiency of a building can be a major investment. Before making any decisions, it’s important to thoroughly research your options. Sometimes the more affordable ones can yield a greater ROI. That’s why it’s prudent to consider the expected retu
Read More
New York City Skyline

Interior Retrofit Windows: a Viable Option for the NYC Carbon Challenge

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a major expansion to the NYC Carbon Challenge, a partnership between the city’s public and private sectors aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions through building modernization. In In early February, the NYC Carbon Challenge expanded to
Read More

How Engineers, Architects and Building Owners Can Help Fight Wireless Identity Theft

On October 4th, the controversial media organization Wikileaks celebrated its 10th anniversary by announcing it would release millions of classified documents over the next ten weeks, many of which are expected to be related to the U.S. presidential election on November 8th. Founded i
Read More

Top 10 Reasons to Choose Thermolite Solar Glass Technology:

Thermolite has developed a window system that not only insulates and reduces air infiltration but also generates electricity through the Photovoltaic Process. To say we are excited about this product is an understatement! The challenge that the BIPV (building integrated photovoltaics)
Read More

Do You Need New Windows?

The look and condition of a window offer clues as to whether it’s time to replace. Even the areas near and around your window can be telling you that it is time to do something. Look for signs as indicators that it may be time to look into a new window system. Things like air leaks in
Read More