Clearview National December 2015 - Issue 169 - Page 67

GLASS&SEALEDUNITS Creating A Butterfly Haven »»Butterflies are beautiful and delicate creatures – and very climate sensitive. So when planners were designing the Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden in Konya, Turkey, they recognised it was vital to secure the best, most reliable means of maintaining stable heat and humidity in the museum. That’s why they turned to Guardian Industries’ Glass Group in Europe, a leading manufacturer of high-quality commercial, residential, interior and automotive glass products, to provide the nearly 1,500 pieces of different-sized glass needed during construction. Specifically, they selected Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60/28, which lets 60% of sunlight in but keeps out 72% of the sun’s heat – allowing the temperature inside the building to be precisely regulated. The SunGuard eXtra selective (SNX) range is the highest performing solar protective glass Guardian has to offer. This glass also offers excellent aesthetics, due to its neutral transparent colour and its low reflection. Ensuring a constant tropical climate of 26 °C and B