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August 18, 2016
Study shows wood windows are cooler than glass
College Park MD (SPX) Aug 18, 2016
Engineers at the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD) demonstrate in a new study that windows made of transparent wood could provide more even and consistent natural lighting and better energy efficiency than glass. In a paper just published in the peer-reviewed journal Advanced Energy Materials, the team, headed by Liangbing Hu of UMD's Department of Materials Science and Engineering and the Energy Research Center lay out research showing that their transparent ... read more

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