Serious Materials Chosen For World Economic Forum's 2010 Technology Pioneers Program
Serious Materials, a leading energy-saving building materials company in the U.S., has been selected for The World Economic Forum’s 2010 Technology Pioneers Program. Serious Materials is one of the companies recognized for representing the most innovative start-ups from around the globe that will have a critical impact on the future of business and society.
To be selected as a Technology Pioneer, a company must be involved in the development of a life-changing technology innovation and have the potential for long-term impact on business and society. In addition, it must demonstrate visionary leadership and show all the signs of a long-standing and sustainable market leader – and its technology must be proven.
Sustainable green building materials manufactured in the U.S. by Serious Materials include:
SeriousWindows™: Super-insulating windows that offer performance up to four times higher than major brands and current Energy Star requirements. SeriousWindows can reduce heating and cooling costs by up to 40 percent depending on climate zone.
SeriousGlass™: Installed in thousands of projects, SeriousGlass is advanced, super-insulating glass that can deliver the highest energy savings and performance for any building.
QuietRock®: Sound reducing drywall and accessories that create acoustically comfortable buildings, lessen material use, enhance livability, and support dense urban construction.
EcoRock™: An entirely new, virtually zero CO2 emitting manufacturing process is used to create EcoRock, the only true green alternative to gypsum drywall. Gypsum manufacturing is the third largest greenhouse gas producer in building materials.