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SunThru in the News

 
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FuzeHub Announces 2021 Commercialization Competition Awardees at the New York State Innovation Summit

November 12, 2021

FuzeHub, a not-for-profit organization responsible for assisting small and medium-sized manufacturing companies in New York State, announced the seven winners of the 2021 Commercialization Competition during the New York State Innovation Summit. Start-ups won $350,000 in prizes after pitching to advance the development of their technologies

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Startup firm working out of Union College among commercialization competition winners

November 12, 2021

SunThru was one of seven winners in the 2021 Commercialization Competition held by FuzeHub on Monday and Tuesday at the Turning Stone Resort in Verona. Entrepreneurs from across the state pitched their ideas for new technologies to a live audience for a share of $350,000 in prizes; seven walked away with $50,000 prizes.

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Schenectady County company hopes to be part of big window breakthrough

November 12, 2021

A Schenectady County company, Sunthru, is developing a product that they say will be a game changer.
They're called aerogels.

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STTR Phase I: High-Performance Windows for Daylighting

August 1, 2020

The broader impacts/commercial potential of this Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I project is in the development of energy-saving window products that are aesthetically pleasing. 

Click the link link to learn more. 

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Windows of opportunity: aerogel's promise for insulated panes

December 17, 2021

SunThru, a Schenectady startup founded by professors Ann Anderson and Mary Carroll ’86, is creating a silica aerogel insert for triple-pane windows that’s more energy efficient and cost-effective than traditional products. The company is working on commercializing its insert with the help of two alumni who recently came onboard.

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Schenectady startup SunThru developing high-efficiency window pane with alternative material

March 16, 2021

SunThru is developing a window pane out of silica aerogel, a very low-density material with high thermal insulation properties. The pane is created by replacing the liquid of a gel with a gas, which leaves a solid yet extremely light material.

 
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Novel Window Designs Aim for More Than Just Efficiency

March 26, 2021

With more attention gathering around aerogels as an alternative, officials for Sunthru LLC, a Scotia, N.Y.-based company, report that they’re working to deliver a monolithic version of the material, “fulfilling the promise for aerogel windows.”

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Schenectady startup SunThru developing high-efficiency window pane with alternative material

March 16, 2021

A startup born at Union College in Schenectady is developing a material that could lead to a more energy-efficient, cost-effective triple-pane window.
SunThru is developing a window pane out of silica aerogel, a very low-density material with high thermal insulation properties. The pane is created by replacing the liquid of a gel with a gas, which leaves a solid yet extremely light material.