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Glass types

  • Laminated glass

    Laminated glass adds properties such as safety and security, sound control, UV protection or color to the glass. See how it's made and how it works.

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  • Low-e glass

    Low-E coatings in architectural glazing can help control temperatures inside a building by providing varying levels of thermal insulation and/or solar control. Low-E glazing can allow plenty of natural light into interior spaces, helping to improve occupant comfort while contributing to the energy efficiency of the building.

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  • Solar control glass

    Solar control glass is ideal for helping to maximize natural daylight while reflecting a high proportion of solar radiation away from the glass, contributing to keeping the indoor space bright but cool.

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  • Float glass

    Great glass begins with high quality float glass. It is a clear, distortion-free glass that is valued for its high light transmission, optical clarity and adaptability.

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  • Architectural glass

    Due to the various properties of architectural glass, there is almost no limit to making your design ideas come to life. Architectural glass can help you meet your aesthetic challenges and the energy performance you require for your project.

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