Company Information

Magnetite Canada Company Information.

Technology approved by Natural Resources Canada

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Technology approved by CMHC

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Member of CaGBC

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Magnetite manufactures and installs a retrofit double glazing window system that is designed to reduce noise, increase thermal comfort and create energy efficiency.

Magnetite’s system is an innovative technology that attaches an optical grade acrylic panel to your existing window using magnetic seals.  It was first developed by an energy physicist, Kenneth Foster, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Centre for Innovation in 1981, as an alternative to traditional double glazing.

Our Canadian patent which includes a special patent for the installation technique is listed as (CA Application 2,879,004 – Auxiliary Window Pane System 87166-1CA/RWD)

Proven and Tested

Magnetite Canada Company Information

Our product has been independently tested by Exova laboratories for the Canadian Standards Association.

Magnetite® was developed by Kenneth J. Foster, an energy physicist, in conjunction with the M.I.T. Innovation Center in 1978. He was eventually granted U.S. Patent No. 4473980. Mr. Foster combined the concepts of using an acrylic window, like they use on jet airplanes, and a magnetic seal, which is how your refrigerator door stays both closed and air-tight, to create the most energy-efficient window on the market.

More than 37 years later, Magnetite® is still the best alternative!

What sets us apart

Service, Quality, and Price. Retrofit double glazing is the addition of a secondary glazing layer to an existing window. Our technology allows you to receive all the benefits of double glazing without replacing your windows. This allows us to provide a cost effective solution for noise reduction, thermal comfort and energy efficiency in your home or office.

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