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Duo-Gard Maximizer skylight debuts at Greenbuild 2011

October 25, 2011 - Duo-Gard Industries says its new Maximizer unit skylight integrates up to three energy-saving technologies, which allow designers to pick and choose the desired performance in light transmittance, insulating value and energy efficiency, regardless of climatic region. The skylight officially debuted at Greenbuild 2011 in Toronto, Ont., earlier this month. According to Duo-Gard, Maximizer’s clear acrylic dome covers a panel of insulating 25mm translucent multiwall polycarbonate glazing with high diffused light transmittance. Two other energy-saving options include adding Lumira aerogel (formerly called Nanogel) in the glazing’s walls and adding a transparent coating filter to reduces heat gain. Production is slated for January 2012.

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Energy Management Canada associate editor Alyssa Dalton met with David Miller, president of Duo-Gard, at Greenbuild 2011. CLICK HERE to see her photos from the tradeshow floor.