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Float Glass Process

A multi-step glass manufacturing process where liquid glass is formed by "floating" it on molten metal.

 
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Solar Energy Spectrum

Understanding the solar energy spectrum is the first step in understanding how low-e coatings work.

 
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Low-E Coatings Thickness

Low-E coatings are 500 times as thin as a human hair, yet have a tremendous impact on a building's overall energy efficiency.

 
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How Low-e Glass Coatings Work

For an easy way to understand how low-e glass coatings help keep rooms comfortable, simply look at how a thermos works.

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Fun Glass Facts

 

The first insulating glass units were developed in 1945 for the Pullman Car Company in Butler, PA.

 

A standard float tank can produce glass 24 hours/7 days a week for up to 15 years before it needs to be rebuilt.