14 April 2008
14 April 2008
Ito & Assoc, a Vancouver based distributor of building products to Japan, has placed Duxton fiberglass windows into the first Net Zero house project in Japan.
This home will be a feature project for the 2008 G8 Conference near Sapporo, Hokkaido. It is anticipated that the Canadian government will highlight the numerous Canadian technologies which will be incorporated in this cutting edge home.
Kimi Ito notes, ""We know that an energy efficient building envelope is extremely important to achieve ""net zero"" building performance. We also know that high performance windows are a critical part of the building envelope. We have followed and noted the progress of Duxton fiberglass windows and immediately selected their product for this important project.""
Project 12 has collaborated with Total Composite Solutions (TCS), the UK partner of Microtex, on automotive OEM projects for bespoke carbon parts.
Premium Aerotec, Faurecia Clean Mobility and Solvay have launched the research group IRG CosiMo: Composites for Sustainable Mobility, which will focus on the development of materials and process technologies to enable the high volume production of thermoplastic composites for the aerospace and automotive markets.
Covestro is pushing ahead with developing and marketing its continuous fibre reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) composites by introducing Maezio as brand name.