The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy's Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program.
DOE said Monday ARPA-E's SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings and other materials designed to reduce heat loss in residential and commercial buildings.
ARPA-E has allotted $8 million in SHIELD program funds to three companies through the Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer program.
Awardees under the SBIR/SBTT category include NanoSD, IR Dynamics and Triton Systems.
Other award recipients include:
- Argonne National Laboratory
- Arizona State University
- Aspen Aerogels
- Eclipse Energy Systems
- Oak Ridge National Laboratory
- SRI International
- University of California, Los Angeles
- University of California, San Diego
- University of Colorado, Boulder
- Virginia Commonwealth University
- Xerox's PARC subsidiary
Click here to view the description of each project.