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Article November 4th, 2007 (Glass Performance Days 2007) 0
Dirk Jödicke & Hartmut Wittkopf, EControl-Glas GmbH & Co. KG
After having experienced the lack of long-term stability of a first generation of electrochromic windows first introduced into the market by Flabeg, an intensive redesign has been forced resulting in a second generation of electrochromic solar control glazing. Main points of this redesign are: 1. developing a new electrolyte2. optimizing the coating procedure3. introducing tempered glass and4. renovation of electronic controller hard- and software.The new 2nd generation of the electrochromic glazing has almost passed a five years field-testing procedure without significant degradations.