Kaneka Energy Insights

What Is a LEED Project? Everything You Need To Know About LEED Buildings

Industry players cannot ignore the increasing demand for green buildings because of their several benefits. As a result, they strive to ensure their projects are LEED-certified. In this article, we will explore what it means to be LEED-certified, and the numerous benefits it offers. What is LEED? The US Green Building Council (USGBC), a not-for-profit […]

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Low-E vs. Insulated Glass, Double Pane, and Double Glazing

Energy-efficient glass is an incredibly important consideration when it comes to both new and existing homes. Surprisingly, heat loss and heat gain through windows are responsible for close to 30% of residential heating and cooling energy use.  However, low-E-coated, double-pane windows and doors can offer a solution to this problem. In this article, we will […]

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What Is Solar Reflectance Index (SRI) of Materials?

Most professionals in the roofing industry can agree that SRI is the key to picking the right cool roof. An ideal cool roof has an impressive combination of both high emissivity and high reflectivity. But just how high is high enough to be sufficient? And which combination of these two values will yield the most […]

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What Is Heterojunction Technology (HJT) in the Solar Industry?

Even after all these years, scientists and engineers are still finding new ways to squeeze more and more electricity out of sunlight. Heterojunction solar cells are one of the newest technologies in the consumer solar panels market. As a business owner searching for effective building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) to incorporate in your building, it can […]

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