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What Glass Does with Solar Energy

There are three parts to the solar energy spectrum: infrared, visible and ultraviolet. Glass consequently responds to these three different types of light in three different ways: by reflecting, ...
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How Low-e Glass Works

Glass is one of the most popular and versatile building materials used today, due in part to its constantly improving solar and thermal performance. One way this performance is achieved is through ...
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Solar Energy Spectrum

Understanding the solar energy spectrum is the first step in understanding how low-e coatings work. Learn more about our full line of Low-E Glass products.
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Heat Strengthened vs. Tempered Glass

When thinking of some of the world’s most dramatic, visually breathtaking buildings, they most likely involve large expanses of glass. Before these architectural masterpieces can be created, the ...
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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. Learn more about our full line of Low-E Glass products.
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Preventing Thermal Stress Breakage

While aesthetically versatile and offering outstanding performance, working with glass does come with some special considerations. This is especially relevant in commercial architecture, where it’s ...
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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.