Cascadia Windows Ltd. Is Recognized for Visionary Contribution to Science and Technology by the World Technology Network in association with TIME, Fortune, CNN, Technology Review, and Science
The World Technology Network announced today that Cascadia Windows Ltd. has been named a finalist for a prestigious World Technology Award in the Environment category. Cascadia joins a finalist roster of 8 organizations in the category, each deemed by the members of The WTN to be doing the “most innovative work of the greatest likely long-term significance.”
The World Technology Awards have been presented by the WTN since 2000 as a way to honor those organizations that are the most innovative in science and technology in 20 different categories. Nominees for the 2012 World Technology Awards were selected by the WTN membership (spread out over 40 countries) through an intensive, global process over a period of many months.
"We are delighted to have been short-listed in the Environment category for the 2012 World Technology Awards. It is wonderful to be recognized by such an esteemed group of one’s peers and by the leadership of the WTN itself.”
- Mike Battistel, Vice President, Cascadia Windows Ltd.
The WTN is a curated membership community comprised of the world’s most innovative individuals and organizations in science, technology, and related fields. The WTN and its members - those creating the 21st century - are focused on exploring what is imminent, possible, and important in and around emerging technologies.
The winners of the World Technology Awards will be announced during a ceremony at the World Technology Summit on October
23rd. The summit is a two-day “thought leadership” conference held at the TIME Conference Center in the TIME & LIFE Building, and is presented by the WTN in association with TIME magazine, Fortune, CNN, Science/AAAS, Technology Review, and others.
"This year we are more eager than ever to pay tribute to the talent and innovation of our individual and corporate honorees." says James Clark, Founder and Chairman of the World Technology Network. "Each year, this event gains momentum and prestige making it the ultimate global platform to honor visionary contributions in the science and technology arenas.” Clark adds “The World Technology Awards program is not only a very inspiring way to identify and honor the most innovative people and organizations in the technology world, but it also is a truly disciplined way for the WTN membership to identify those who will formally join them, as WTN Fellows, as part of our global community. By working to make useful connections among our members, we look forward to assisting Cascadia Windows Ltd. in continuing to help create our collective future and change our world.”
About Cascadia Windows
Cascadia Windows is a leader in the innovation, development, and manufacturing of fiberglass construction products. Primarily focused on high performance fiberglass windows and doors, Cascadia has recently introduced fiberglass cladding components. The 'Cascadia Clip' improves the thermal performance of many conventional wall systems in excess of 80% and achieves these results without increasing construction costs. Cascadia's products are helping to set new standards of excellence in the building enclosure industry and lead the way in providing viable solutions for energy efficient, sustainable construction.
About the World Technology Network
The WTN exists to "encourage serendipity" - the happy accidents of colliding ideas and new relationships that cause the biggest breakthroughs for individuals and institutions. The WTN works to accomplish its mission through global and regional events for its members and extended audience, to help make connections among them, and to examine the likely implications and possible applications of emerging technologies.
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