Andersen Company and Ubiquitous Vitality Announce Plans to Develop First Vitality Producing Home windows and Doorways With out Aesthetic Compromises

Combining Andersen’s industry-leading window and door improvements with Ubiquitous Vitality’s patented clear photo voltaic expertise to carry solar-powered home windows and doorways into houses

BAYPORT, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Andersen Company, producer of the #1 revolutionary window and door model*, and Ubiquitous Vitality, the world chief in clear photo voltaic expertise, have entered into an settlement to collectively develop a first-of-its-kind vitality producing window and door merchandise.

The businesses are working collectively to carry merchandise to market that can revolutionize photo voltaic era for residential and lightweight business buildings. The merchandise will leverage Ubiquitous Vitality’s UE Energy™ expertise, the one patented and visibly clear photovoltaic glass coating that harnesses solar energy to generate electrical energy, whereas remaining nearly indistinguishable from conventional home windows. With this revolutionary expertise, the merchandise the businesses are collectively growing are meant to carry renewable vitality era to home windows and doorways whereas offering a transparent, pure expertise that’s related to what’s anticipated from conventional home windows and doorways.

“By combining Andersen’s experience in crafting revolutionary window and door merchandise that ship high quality, design aesthetic and vitality effectivity with the distinctive properties of UE Energy™ expertise, our imaginative and prescient is to develop merchandise that transcend vitality effectivity to vitality era,” stated Brandon Berg, senior vice chairman, analysis, growth and innovation, Andersen Company. “It is a highly effective alternative to leverage our {industry} management, product growth experience and manufacturing capabilities to assist carry revolutionary new merchandise to {the marketplace} that can enhance the house owner expertise and make the world a greater place.”

Andersen is a number one investor in Ubiquitous Vitality and a longtime pioneer within the window and door {industry} with greater than 225 patents to its identify over time. Andersen’s funding in Ubiquitous Vitality represents the corporate’s future-focused curiosity in advancing the fenestration {industry} with disruptive expertise options which have the potential to raise the {industry} and contribute to a more healthy surroundings.

The businesses started their relationship with an funding from Andersen in Ubiquitous Vitality’s Sequence B financing in 2021. Since then, Ubiquitous Vitality has demonstrated important progress, validating its massive space coating gear with the power to uniformly coat floor-to-ceiling glass along with advancing its next-generation supplies pipeline utilizing synthetic intelligence. UE Energy™ expertise serves as a visibly clear photo voltaic panel that provides renewable vitality era functionality to window and door glass whereas sustaining visible aesthetics. Ubiquitous Vitality is actively elevating funding to speed up commercialization efforts, together with funding for a U.S.-based manufacturing facility that can provide the primary clear photo voltaic window and door models to Andersen and different companions and clients.

“We’re excited to proceed to deepen our relationship with Andersen to collectively create the primary UE Energy™ window and door merchandise for residential and lightweight business buildings. Our firms have a shared objective of fixing the way in which the world makes use of solar energy and positively impacting the surroundings in an enormous method with out compromising aesthetics or operate,” stated Susan Stone, chief govt officer, Ubiquitous Vitality.


Andersen was based in 1903 on the philosophy of working “all collectively” to ship on its promise to its clients. Day by day, the corporate’s greater than 13,000 staff are empowered to think about what’s potential and do what’s proper. Andersen delivers merchandise for the way in which folks dwell, unmatched efficiency for the consolation and safety owners need, and limitless design choices to realize any fashion.

Headquartered in Bayport, Minn., Andersen Company and its subsidiaries manufacture and market window and door merchandise below the Andersen®, Renewal by Andersen®, EMCO® and MQ™ manufacturers. Andersen, a privately held firm, operates manufacturing websites throughout North America and Europe. Andersen has earned the U.S. Environmental Safety Company’s 2022 ENERGY STAR® Associate of the Yr – Sustained Excellence Award. Go to us at

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Based in 2011, Ubiquitous Vitality was began by a bunch of MIT and MSU scientists and engineers on the lookout for new methods to scale back humanity’s carbon footprint by seamlessly integrating solar energy expertise into on a regular basis merchandise and surfaces. With practically 200 international patent filings, Ubiquitous Vitality has the world’s main clear photo voltaic expertise – the conversion of sunshine into electrical energy utilizing semiconducting supplies all whereas sustaining seen transparency. To each residential and business constructing occupants, Ubiquitous Vitality’s photo voltaic home windows present a transparent, vibrant expertise that’s anticipated from conventional Low-E home windows, however with self-contained, on-board energy and sensible performance. For extra data please go to us at www.ubiquitous.vitality or join with us by way of LinkedIn.  

* 2022 Andersen model surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects

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