Company combines electrochromic polymer materials, roll-to-roll printing to manufacture smart window films.
David Savastano, Editor07.08.15
The ability to harness solar energy is of great interest to consumers and companies alike. If a company can find an attractive, inexpensive and efficient way to collect the sun’s rays, it will cut energy consumption. If the end consumer can reduce energy bills in a cost effective manner, there will be a market.
One promising area is the field of smart windows. Sunlight reaching films on windows can be converted into energy. High-volume manufacturing techniques would be needed to help bring smart windows to fruition.
Argil is one company that may have the solution for this. A start-up based in San Jose, CA, right in the heart of Silicon Valley, Argil was founded in 2012 to develop cost effective smart window products by using low cost, high volume roll-to-roll printing process. Argil founder and CEO Damoder Reddy is a serial entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in developing electronic products such as displays and thin film solar cells using novel
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