Innovative Building Materials
Designed by Engineers
• One ounce has the surface are of 10
football fields
• It is the lightest existing solid material
• It is an excellent thermal insulator
because it is mostly trapped air
• Essentially made of sand
Smart Windows
Smart Windows
• Windows cut the glare when the sun is too intense
• Can reduce 98% of solar radiation from entering home
through windows
Radiant Barriers
• Can be applied anywhere in attic
space of house
• Keeps heat out in summer, warmth
in during winter
• Usually made of aluminum
Solar Panel Roofing Tiles
• Make and sell electricity
• Government rebates