Proper maintenance way for the multifunctional windows


  • Amal Shamseldin Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Taif University, P.O. Box 11099, Taif 21944


Recent developments have helped create windows that can fulfill their contrary functions effectively in addition to generating energy, which are known as multifunctional windows. Permanent maintenance is required for windows to achieve their functions properly, but the current window cleaning methods can harm and are not appropriate for the recently developed multifunctional windows. The author presents a suggested multifunctional window and sheds light on the disadvantages that could be accomplished when using the current methods to clean it. Using analytical and logical methods, this paper shows the proper way of the multifunctional window maintenance. This way depends on the self-cleaning features. The author proposes a solution for the disadvantages that could accompany that features. The main result is the validity of a successful multifunctional window that can be maintained with minimum disadvantages and maximum efficiency. Therefore, this study contributes to the window industry by presenting the proper way of maintaining multifunctional windows. Thus, future maintenance research should be redirected properly to conserve and benefit the efforts spent in impropriate directions and technologies.

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