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
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Windows of Opportunity for ESCOs: A Strategy to Capitalize on $1 Trillion in Infrastructure Spending

The Trump Administration is reportedly preparing to release $1 trillion in federal funds to improve our nation’s infrastructure. This is good news for ESCOs, as the proposed bill applies to upgrading the energy infrastructure of both commercial and government buildings. According to t
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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
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Empire State Building: How Window Retrofits Save Millions and What More Can Be Done

The Empire State Building has over 6,500 windows – and with windows being one of the main causes of poor building energy performance, the historic landmark NYC building had a lot of room for improvement. In 2009, the Empire State Building began work on a retrofit project that would mo
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Case Study – Large City Building Model: Upgrading Glass from Single to Multiple Pane Using an Interior Window Retrofit

Retrofit glass technology, in which a secondary glass panel is installed behind existing single glazed glass windows, is a small building upgrade that can provide significant energy saving results: commercial buildings can save over 20% of their building’s energy consumption with retr
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