Andersen Company Invests in Clear Photo voltaic Know-how Developer Ubiquitous Vitality

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BAYPORT, Minn., Jan. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Andersen Company, producer of the #1 revolutionary window and door model*, introduced at this time a strategic funding in Ubiquitous Vitality, the world chief in clear photovoltaic know-how that converts mild into electrical energy utilizing semiconductor supplies whereas sustaining seen transparency. For Andersen, a longtime pioneer within the window and door business, this funding furthers the corporate’s drive to guide the business with new options that enhance the home-owner expertise and make the world a greater place.  

Ubiquitous Vitality’s UE Energy™ know-how is the one patented and clear photovoltaic glass coating that harnesses solar energy to generate electrical energy, whereas remaining nearly indistinguishable from conventional home windows. The know-how gives a transparent, pure expertise that’s anticipated from conventional home windows, however with renewable power technology that can be utilized for self-contained, on-board energy and good residence performance, or to offset power consumption elsewhere. It’s a complementary solar energy asset that works inside a portfolio of different renewable applied sciences for a bigger, cumulative impact.

“Ubiquitous Vitality’s clear photovoltaic know-how is revolutionary and represents a brand new horizon for the fenestration business,” stated Jay Lund, chairman and chief government officer, Andersen Company. “As America’s premier window and patio door producer, Andersen is happy to help the work of Ubiquitous Vitality to carry solar energy into houses and industrial buildings by way of home windows and doorways, creating new alternatives for power effectivity, price financial savings and good residence integrations that can each delight householders and contribute to a more healthy planet.”

With greater than 225 patents to its identify over time, Andersen’s dedication to innovation continues to rework the window and door class 12 months after 12 months. The funding in Ubiquitous Vitality represents the corporate’s future-focused curiosity in advancing externally developed disruptive know-how options which have the potential to raise the business in profound methods.

With Andersen’s funding, Ubiquitous Vitality not too long ago closed its Collection B funding spherical from a number of strategic and monetary buyers [link to press release], enabling the corporate to speed up the manufacturing and commercialization of its UE Energy™ know-how. Collectively, Andersen and Ubiquitous Vitality are aligning to make it simpler for extra individuals to expertise the ability of photo voltaic and dramatically scale back the carbon footprint of buildings.

“We’re thrilled to carry on Andersen as a brand new funding accomplice,” stated Susan Stone, chief government officer, Ubiquitous Vitality. “We’re dedicated to creating an infinite impression environmentally and this newest funding spherical will assist develop what’s attainable in a renewable power portfolio and alter the way in which the world makes use of solar energy – one window at a time.”

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 11,000 workers are empowered to think about what’s attainable and do what’s proper. Andersen delivers merchandise for the way in which individuals stay, unmatched efficiency for the consolation and safety householders need, and infinite design choices to realize any fashion.

Headquartered in Bayport, Minn., Andersen Company and its subsidiaries manufacture and market window and door merchandise beneath the Andersen®, Renewal by Andersen®, EMCO®, Weiland® 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 2021 ENERGY STAR® Companion 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 in search of new methods to scale back humanity’s carbon footprint by seamlessly integrating solar energy know-how into on a regular basis merchandise and surfaces. Ubiquitous Vitality has the world’s main clear photo voltaic know-how – the conversion of sunshine into electrical energy utilizing semiconducting supplies all whereas sustaining seen transparency. To each residential and industrial 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 good performance. For extra data please go to us at https://ubiquitous.power/ or join with us by way of Linkedin.  

* 2020 Andersen model surveys of U.S. contractors, builders & architects

SOURCE Andersen Company