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New York Times Building - SolartracMecho - SolarTrac


SolarTrac is an elite, state-of-the-art automated-shading system scientifically designed to maximize daylight, increase energy efficiency and provide building occupants with a comfortable environment while maintaining outside views.


SolarTrac features:

Roof-mounted radiometers to monitor the sun and sky conditions in real-time, automatically adjusting shades to minimize solar heat gain and related strain on HVAC systems

Shades are automatically raised to maximize daylight when windows are in shadow and lowered when the sun is bright to increase comfort

Alleviate brightness and glare, providing a more comfortable environment

Integrates with other manufacturers’ electric-lighting and HVAC controls for a total building control system


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