Clearview North September 2014 - Issue 154 - Page 85

glass&sealedunits SGG LAUNCHES COOLLITE XTREME 50/22 II Saint-Gobain Glass is once again leading the field in high performance solar control glass with the launch of Coollite Xtreme 50/22 II, which features Europe’s highest solar selectivity for a to be toughened triple silver product. SGG Cool-lite Xtreme 50/22 II combines 50% light transmission with a Solar Factor of only 0.22 – i.e. blocking 78% of solar heat – along with a thermal insulation of 1.0W/m2k the product outperforms all double silver coated products available in the market. Adrian Adams, Market Manager for Saint Gobain Glass Better Working Products said: “The combination of high light transmittance and low solar factor – giving a selectivity figure of 2.27 – reduces the need for both heating and air conditioning. “This not only significantly decreases energy consumption, making any building more environmentally friendly and enhancing its BREEAM status, but the high level of natural light also creates a far more pleasant working environment. The fact that SGG Cool-lite Xtreme 50/22 II is a ‘to be toughened product’ makes it ideal for commercial applications, such as facades or overhead glass, where a toughened glass products are required. To read more, f