EnerLogic Wins Technology of the Year AwardMarch 27th, 2013 | Category: Industry News
Solutia Inc., an Eastman Chemical Co. subsidiary, has announced its EnerLogic® VEP35 low-E window film has won the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) Technology of the Year award.
“We are honored to have received the 2013 AIMCAL Technology of the Year award. This award recognizes the significance of the technological advances found in EnerLogic 35 window film and its contribution to the field of retrofit building envelope energy savings,” says Travis Smith, vice president and general manager of Performance Films for Eastman.
According to a statement from the company the award is given to the “most significant new technology that impacts the converting industry of consumer market and stands out among the many industry innovations and advances.”
“Windows account for between 25 and 40 percent of annual HVAC costs,” says Jeremy Verstraete, global business manager for Eastman. “EnerLogic VEP35 can reduce HVAC usage, control energy costs and preserve views. Return on investment (ROI) is typically achieved in less than three years, but utility rebates and tax incentives may provide an even faster ROI. We’re very honored that AIMCAL recognized this energy-efficiency solution.”
EnerLogic VEP35 also earned the Technical award in the Other category for AIMCAL’s Vacuum Metalized or Coated Product competition.
One judge said having the film is “like adding a storm window.” Judging was conducted by a team of independent, nonaffiliated associates selected from diversified market areas selected for their expert knowledge and experience.