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Guardian Glass releases SunGuard® Amber solar control glass

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Guardian Glass releases SunGuard® Amber solar control glass

New product with amber tint gives differentiated aesthetics and thermal comfort to commercial and residential projects

Campinas, Brazil

Aesthetic differentiation is one of the requirements that architectural projects most seek to stand out and become references, without neglecting comfort and well-being, fundamental benefits, especially in places such as homes and work environments. With that in mind, Guardian Glass releases the new SunGuard® Amber control glass. With amber / bronze tint, the product arrives to supply the growing demand of commercial and residential architecture for glasses with great aesthetic impact, which combine thermal comfort and energy savings. In addition, the product has an excellent combination of light input and heat blocking and low levels of internal and external reflection, which is also a trend in projects.

Renato Sivieri, marketing director at Guardian Glass, explains that in this quest for differentiation the amber tone has been gaining preference among architects and builders, especially because it is aligned with the trend of colours inspired by the beauty of nature. "The SunGuard® Amber comes to change the way we see architecture's horizons, adding power, refinement and sophistication so that each project is unique," says Sivieri.

In addition to its differentiated colour, the glass blocks 54% of the heat, allows 44% of sunlight to enter the internal environment, and has external reflection rates of 14% and internal reflection of 12%. It also protects furniture, curtains and floors from the sun's rays, being ideal for façades, windows, doors, balconies, roofs, and also for decorating environments. The SunGuard® Amber uses colorless glass as its base and its finishing can be monolithic, tempered, laminated and insulated, which gives the product more versatility of application.

"We have developed value-added glass thinking about the needs of our customers and partners, in relation to the aesthetic variety - which is on the rise right now -, design flexibility, energy efficiency and the well-being of consumers", he adds.

SunGuard® Amber is produced at the Guardian Glass´s plant in Porto Real (RJ), which guarantees its constant supply to the national market, and is part of the Solar Series, of the SunGuard® line, which gathers glasses that block heat and UVA rays and UVB, provide better use of natural light, thermal comfort and reduced consumption of electricity. Also included in the Solar Series are the Neutral 14, Silver 20, Silver 32, Neutral Plus 41, Chrome, Royal Blue 20, Royal Blue 30, LB32, ReflectGuardian glasses, as well as the ClimaGuard® SunLight™.