Guardian Glass North America announces Guardian SunGuard SNE 50/25 HT, a high performance, low-E coated glass that gives architects a subtle, blue-gray color and mid-reflectivity aesthetic.

Architect focus groups helped Guardian Glass deliver a product with a visible light transmission of 48 percent and low solar heat gain coefficient of 0.25 with a crisp, neutral, subtle blue reflected color in the mid-exterior reflective range.

“We completed extensive architect testing on Guardian SunGuard SNE 50/25 HT coated glass to be sure we were responding to the needs of the architectural community,” says Brian Schulz, Commercial Segment Marketing Manager, Guardian Glass North America. “Our team is excited to be able to offer this new low-E coating that combines excellent performance and a pleasing aesthetic, which translates to greater design flexibility.”

Drawing on the cumulative expertise of glassmakers and production teams throughout the world, Guardian Glass continually applies sciences and cutting-edge technology to the development of new SunGuard coated glass products that expand the limits of performance.

Designed to be used on the #2 and #3 surface of a standard insulating glass unit, SunGuard SNE 50/25 HT coating is available on multiple Guardian Glass substrates, including UltraClear low-iron glass, in 6 mm, 8 mm and 10 mm thicknesses and has similar durability and processing requirements as other SunGuard low-E coated glass products. It is available through the Guardian Select Fabricator network.

SunGuard SNE 50/25 HT coated glass also offers architects oversized options and bendable applications.

“We are enthusiastic about this new offering from Guardian Glass,” Schulz says. “We believe this unique aesthetic – which looks especially crisp on Guardian UltraClear low-iron glass – coupled with its outstanding performance characteristics will result in an excellent specification choice for architects. In fact, we already have a bit of momentum, having secured a variety of project specifications with SNE 50/25 HT coated glass, and have several more opportunities pending.”

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