Started by 1201, November 17, 2020, 11:38:48 PM
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Quote from: Don_P on January 09, 2021, 12:45:21 PMI've about given up on sealed units, how much energy are we really saving if the glazing has to be replaced every 10-20 years because of seal failure. I'd agree that a vacuum is going to be better but maintaining that seal will be a deal breaker. Years ago I was building in the Black Hills, around a mile high, the argon filled windows had been made on the east coast close to sea level. We would watch the glass kind of balloon a little one day and call the local glass shop for a broken window the next
Quote from: JRR on January 09, 2021, 05:18:53 PMPerhaps we should forgo windows altogether. Think more modernly. Just hang high resolution digital displays on the interior walls. On the exterior of our perfectly non-permeable structures, mount outward facing cameras aligned with the interior displays, and ...
Quote from: NathanS on January 10, 2021, 11:10:01 AMHahahaPeople don't take care of ugly things.
Quote from: Don_P on January 13, 2021, 10:17:44 PMI'm half tempted to make them this time, unsealed with a removable inner pane.