All IQRG high performance electric heated steel and glass window walls, roof glazing and skylights prevent exterior ice, snow and interior condensation...
... and that is only half the story. Our electric heating glass glazed steel applications eliminate the need for interior heating by zone and can be individually controlled by Smart Building Technology. Our systems utilize high performance steel or aluminum, operable or fixed framing systems for the perfect paring with our fifth generation electric heating glass configurations.
As we strive towards a more sustainable future, building electrification has become a key component in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. The integration of heat pumps and AI technologies has facilitated a shift towards electric-powered systems, significantly reducing the carbon footprint of buildings. One of the newest innovations in this industry is IQ Radiant Heating Glass Systems, which takes building electrification to the next level.
Highly efficient heat pump systems transfer heat from the environment into the building, while also providing a range of other benefits. IQRG supplements the heat pump system by creating discreet radiant heating zones around each window pane, leading to lower ambient temperatures in the general heating system.
In addition to reducing the energy needed to operate the heat pumps, this system also extends their lifecycles while minimizing maintenance costs.
Heated window technology offers many advantages, including increased comfort near windows, prevention of condensation and frost accumulation, silent heating in perimeter zones, and no maintenance required. Additionally, heated windows are space-efficient, making them an appealing choice for building owners looking to optimize their space.
Contrary to common misconceptions, our studies have shown that installing electrically heated windows on a building's perimeter does not necessarily increase energy consumption. In fact, electrically-heated windows reduce energy needs compared to standard double pane windows, while the increase in energy consumption compared to energy-efficient double pane windows is minimal.
From an energy standpoint, it is more advantageous to install heated windows on the north and east (or west) sides of a building, rather than facing south. Nonetheless, it is important to consider the potential side effects of installing heated windows on a building's energy consumption, which can include a reduction or elimination of perimeter heating and improved thermal comfort in rooms. Incorporating the window model presented in this study into a simulation model that includes more of a building's dynamics could help further explore the impact of heated windows on energy needs.