I’m performing due diligence on an investment in a company with a vacuum insulated glass innovation that has the potential to make R15 2 pane windows for the same price as the best 2 pane windows.
I’d like to find out how windows get specified, especially for commercial buildings, and what the requirements are that this innovation would have to meet to be a compelling option.
If you know someone who’d be willing to talk to me for 30-45 minutes on this topic, I’d be very grateful for an introduction.
I’m not an architect, but I am a mechanical (HVAC) engineer who has done a lot of work on unconventional projects. I am one of those oddballs who thinks of the envelope, including the glass, as the most important part of the mechanical system, and I have designed buildings where we had to e.g. specify different glass for different building orientations to meet both daylighting and thermal control goals. (You can read about that project here: https://tinyurl.com/2h2btjqu).
I would be happy to share what I do know about windows, and answer your questions.
Beyond that, I think we might have other topics to discuss as well. My consulting work is focused specifically on green/cleantech innovations for the built environment, and it looks from your Linkedin profile like you have similar interests.
Feel free to email me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or put some time on my calendar for us to talk: Appointlet
Looking forward to getting connected.