Pleotint Partners with CrystaLite

Window & Door
June 2, 2015

Pleotint LLC formed a distribution partnership with CrystaLite Inc. wherein the Everett, Washington-based company will offer Suntuitive glass with its skylight and sunroom solutions.

John Westerfield, marketing manager at CrystaLite, says his company has been seeing increased demand for dynamic glass from customers who are looking to block excessive heat and reduce glare from the sun without the use of traditional window blinds. “Suntuitive glass allows us to offer an integrated solution to reduce sun glare without blocking the view, which is a great alternative to typical blinds in both style and function,” he says. “Energy savings are an added benefit.”

When paired with low-emissivity glass in an insulating glass unit, Suntuitive glass can produce visible light transmittance of as high as 60 percent in a clear state, solar heat gain coefficients of as low as 0.11 in a darkened state, and reduce heating-, cooling-, and lighting-related energy costs, according to the company.