Lumira® aerogel, formerly Nanogel® aerogel, provides superior insulating capabilities. Made of a dry silica particulate, Lumira aerogel is completely recyclable, eco-friendly, non-combustible, and Cradle-to-Cradle certified. It is a lightweight insulation and daylighting solution that repels water, retains its properties under compression, and can enhance design options and aesthetics. Although aerogel has been around for over 70 years, in 2003, Cabot Corporation began commercialized production of Lumira aerogel. Their continuous production process allows control of the material's pore size and distribution, allowing for Lumira aerogel to be used in a variety of applications.
A Holistic Approach to Daylighting
Examing the economic, environmental, and societal impacts of Lumira® aerogel daylighting. The inclusion of Lumira® in fenestration systems optimizes an architect's ability to design with daylight. Lumira® is an exceptional material that manages heat, diffuses light, reduces sound, and repels moisture.
- Energy Savings
- Enhanced Thermal Performance
- Daylgihting Efficiency
- Effective Light Distribution
Quality, Diffused Daylighting with Lumira® aerogel-filled Panels