30 Oct '12, 6pm

Thx! And more on windows here: Best options for new windows via @GreenHomeGuide

A quick look at the specifications of Visions 3000 Zo-e-shield shows the following NFRC values : a U-value of 0.28 and an SHGC of 0.22. Compare that to their regular Low-E2 glass with a U-value of 0.29 but an SHGC of 0.33. The difference in U-value is negligible, but the difference in SHGC is tremendous. The U-value is the insulation value (it's the inverted figure of the R-value); the SHGC is the percentage (0.33 means 33%) of the energy in a sun ray that is allowed to pass through the glass and heat the interior. What's best for your home? Whether you want a low or high SHGC depends on the design of your home . In a well-designed passive solar home you would always want the lowest U-value but highest SHGC possible, unless you live in a climate where you only need to cool and not heat. To figure out the right answer for your house, think of whether the sun's warmth that c...

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Twizy gets windows for winter:

Twizy gets windows for winter:

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 30 Oct '12, 9am

Winter is coming and while most of us will be snug and warm with our heating on full whack, spare a thought for the poor T...

#Windows 8 launch, no #Surface but lots of other devices available

#Windows 8 launch, no #Surface but lots of othe...

e27.sg 30 Oct '12, 8am

The demo booths showcased a wide selection of hardware: tablets, touchscreen laptops and hybrids (although, I was disappoi...

Notebook brands plan limited shipments of Windows tablets

Notebook brands plan limited shipments of Windo...

digitimes.com 30 Oct '12, 9am

Notebook brands plan limited shipments of Windows RT tablets Monica Chen, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 30 Octob...

Lenovo's Windows 8 convertibles twist their way to Singapore: The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is available in 11- and 13...

Lenovo's Windows 8 convertibles twist their way...

asia.cnet.com 30 Oct '12, 8am

The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga is available in 11- and 13.3-inch sizes. (Credit: Lenovo) Lenovo's Windows 8 convertibles have arr...

Panasonic outs new Toughbook C2 running on Windows 8 Pro

Panasonic outs new Toughbook C2 running on Wind...

en.akihabaranews.com 29 Oct '12, 8am

Panasonic, an industry leader in rugged, reliable mobile computers since 1996, today announced the Toughbook C2 – a semi-r...

Energy Efficient Windows with Marvin: Over the ...

jetsongreen.com 26 Oct '12, 8pm

Over the years I’ve tried to fill in our coverage with more substantive, or how-to, information on topics relating to sust...

Lenovo Windows 8 Convertible Devices

Lenovo Windows 8 Convertible Devices

lesterchan.net 01 Nov '12, 2am

On the 30th October 2012, Lenovo announced a new range of convertible devices that is designed for Windows 8. They called ...

Microsoft Launches Windows 8

lesterchan.net 25 Oct '12, 4pm

Microsoft Launches Windows 8 in Singapore New offers, apps and range of hardware options offerschoice and opportunity for ...

Windows 8で上がるのは嬉しい悲鳴か

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 28 Oct '12, 3pm

Windows 8発売当日の2012年10月26日、中国の家電量販大手、SUNING(蘇寧電器)上海浦東第一店の店頭で、Windows 8の1エディションであるWindows RTを搭載した米Microsoft社製タブレットPC「Surface...

Google Launches “Get Your Google Back” Campaign...

searchengineland.com 27 Oct '12, 10am

Google has launched a Get Your Google Back site to teach new Windows 8 users how to restore or add Google Search to their ...

Upgrade to Windows 8 for S$18 in Singapore: The Windows upgrade offer was supposed to be offered only to those w...

Upgrade to Windows 8 for S$18 in Singapore: The...

asia.cnet.com 29 Oct '12, 7am

Since June this year, Microsoft ran a promotion so PC buyers can acquire a copy of Windows 8 on the cheap when it launches...

Windows 8 unable to stimulate DRAM shipments in...

digitimes.com 29 Oct '12, 9am

Windows 8 unable to stimulate DRAM shipments in 4Q12, IHS says Press release; Jessie Shen, DIGITIMES [Monday 29 October 20...

#singapore 8 things you need to know about Wind...

shopping.insing.com 25 Oct '12, 7am

In less than a day, Microsoft latest operating system will be officially released into the wild. What is Windows 8 like? S...

[日経] Windows 8で上がるのは嬉しい悲鳴か

techon.nikkeibp.co.jp 28 Oct '12, 5pm

Windows 8発売当日の2012年10月26日、中国の家電量販大手、SUNING(蘇寧電器)上海浦東第一店の店頭で、Windows 8の1エディションであるWindows RTを搭載した米Microsoft社製タブレットPC「Surface...