Fast Company: See-through wood could replace glass windows

InventWood Featured in Fast Company

A sheet of transparent new material at a University of Maryland lab looks like it might be plastic. But it’s actually wood—and it could eventually be used to make energy-efficient windows or even see-through buildings.

The transparent wood is 50% stronger than previous transparent wood and could even be used to build load-bearing walls in a building. It could also potentially be used in other ways, such as layers used in solar cells. A new spinoff company called InventWood is working to commercialize the technology.

Read the full article: https://www.fastcompany.com/90599971/this-see-through-wood-could-replace-glass-windows?s=09

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