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Guardian Glass Launches New Sustainability Calculator

Architects Can Now Evaluate Guardian Glazing Product Compliance

With Green Rating Systems

Auburn Hills, Mich. – July 6, 2017 – Architects and designers can now efficiently

evaluate environmental performance attributes of Guardian glass products with the new

Guardian Sustainability Calculator. This easy-to-use digital program helps users see

how Guardian glazing make-ups can help a project earn certification from green building

rating systems such as LEED®, the Living Building Challenge and the WELL Building


“The Guardian Sustainability Calculator gives you the power to select Guardian

SunGuard® or InGlass® architectural glass products, evaluate them and document their

contribution potential,” explains Brian Schulz, product manager, Guardian Glass North

America. “The program generates a comprehensive report on a range of rating systems,

helps architects and designers see what’s possible™ and aids in the specification


The newest component of Guardian Glass Analytics™ for North America, the

Sustainability Calculator joins the Performance Calculator, Building Energy Calculator,

BIM Generator and the Glass Visualizer. Together, these industry-leading tools provide

comprehensive engineering and analytical modeling and custom glass content that

demonstrate the advantages of high performance glass in building facades.

Guardian Glass is a major business unit of Guardian Industries Corp. For more, visit


About Guardian Industries Corp.

Based in Auburn Hills, Michigan, Guardian Industries is a diversified, global company with a

vision to create value for customers and society through constant innovation using fewer

resources. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 17,000 people and operate facilities

throughout North America, Europe, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Guardian

Glass is a leading international manufacturer of float, value-added coated, and fabricated glass

products and solutions for architectural, residential, interior, transportation and technical glass

applications. SRG Global is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of advanced, high value

coatings on plastics for the automotive and commercial truck industries, providing solutions for

greater surface durability, structural integrity, functionality, vehicle efficiency and design

flexibility. Guardian Building Products is a leading U.S. based distributor of specialty building

products. For more information, visit


Jennifer Marsik Friess


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