An innovation of Saint-Gobain manufactured in the US, SageGlass® comes to the UK and rejuvenates the International Centre in Telford.
An entire curtain wall of 314m2 has been glazed with SageGlass® Lightzone™ ahead of The Fabricator Installer Trade (FIT) Show held between 12–14 April, the trade event for the UK window, door, glass and conservatory industries.
People spend more than 80% of their time in buildings, and research shows that preserving views to the outside is essential to the health, productivity, and comfort of building occupants.
This is why SageGlass® has been invented: allowing architects to design large glazed areas that let in light and give a visual connection to the outdoors, while making people inside feel comfortable and protected from heat and glare.
Automatically controlled by four external light sensors that detect predetermined light levels, the glass at the International Centre will adapt its tint between 60% and only 1% light transmission. Simultaneously, the solar factor will vary between 40% and 4%, providing sun protection as well as keeping the building cool.
SageGlass® can also be controlled using the SageGlass® Mobile App, enabling the building manager to control sunlight without shades or blinds, and to manage glare and heat.
Olivier Gareil, Business Manager of SageGlass® in Europe, said: “We are excited to be bringing this truly innovative product to the UK market, and we congratulate the International Centre, Telford, for having made this wise choice to offer the best experience to their visitors and exhibitors.”
Clayton Glass, the company’s partner in the UK conservatory market, will also be featuring SageGlass® on stand A30 at The FIT Show, which will take place from the 12-14 April at The International Centre, Telford. To find out more, visit: http://www.fitshow.co.uk/
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