A Revolution In Glass Technology Could Boost Your Mood Inside The Office

Fast Company
January 28, 2014

By Jes­si­ca Leber.  Good day­light inside a build­ing can be a major mood and pro­duc­tiv­i­ty enhancer. Oth­er times, it can cause uncom­fort­able glare or heat, dri­ve up ener­gy costs, or sim­ply require ugly blinds.

What if you could get the best of both worlds? That’s the propo­si­tion of the “smart” glass tech­nol­o­gy that is just start­ing to be incor­po­rat­ed into the design for com­mer­cial office build­ings, hos­pi­tals, uni­ver­si­ties, and oth­er large build­ing spaces. It’s one of those small inno­va­tions that could real­ly change how peo­ple feel inside their work­places.

View, a Sil­i­con Val­ley com­pa­ny that has its first pro­duc­tion facil­i­ty in Mis­sis­sip­pi, just raised$100 mil­lion in financ­ing to con­tin­ue to expand its busi­ness. Its “Dynam­ic Glass” works like sun­glass­es that change tint with the light.

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