Products: Glass & IG Components

  • Glass & IG Components
    Sungate 600 glass is designed to help homes retain furnace and solar heat, especially in cold, Northern climates. From PPG Industries, the glass features a pyrolitic coating developed specifically for application on the exposed room-side (No. 4) surface of an insulating glass unit. The coating is durable because it is chemically bonded to the glass while it is still molten, and its star-... more »
  • Glass & IG Components
    The first in a new family of fourth surface coated low-E glasses from Guardian Industries, ClimaGuard IS-15 and IS-20 are designed to help meet new residential codes and Energy Star standards while giving window makers easy fabrication options. ClimaGuard IS-20 enables residential window makers to meet current code requirements for U-values without the use of argon gas or a third pane of glass... more »
  • Glass & IG Components
    Low-E 4th Surface Technology from Pilkington allows a double-glazed IG unit to achieve a 12 percent improved thermal performance over a triple-pane unit, the company states. Adding a pyrolytic low-E coating to the #4 surface of the unit reflects infrared heat back into the home, reducing the amount of radiant heat loss through the glass. Infrared heat is room heat generated inside a building at... more »
  • Glass & IG Components
    New dual-coat technology helps dual-pane insulating glass units for residential applications achieve R-5 insulating performance, according to the supplier. From PPG Industries, the IG design incorporates one 3 mm pane of Solarban 70XL glass with the coating on the second (#2) surface of and one 3 mm pane of Sungate 500 glass with the coating on the fourth (#4) surface, separated by a... more »
  • Glass & IG Components
    Designed to deliver triple-pane performance in a dual-glazed configuration, Cardinal Glass Industies' LoE-i81 is manufactured using the latest innovation in sputter coating technology applied on the interior lite of an IG unit, or the #4 surface of a double-pane window. When coupled with Cardinal LoE3-366, glass and argon fill in a double-pane IG unit, the center of glass U-factor is only 0.20,... more »
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    Glass & IG Components
    Solarban 65, a double-silver, solar control, low-E glass, is a new value alternative to PPG's Solarban 70XL and Solarban 60 glasses.  Part of an expanded portfolio of residential low-E products, the new glass helps window makers achieve the ARRA .30/.30 requirements for energy-efficient windows, the manufacturer reports.  Also new is Sungate 400, a passive low-E glass developed for... more »