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Which Low-E glass is best?

The ultimate performance glass, Low-E 366 provides the highest levels of year-round comfort and greatest energy savings. Its patented coating offers an ideal balance of solar control and high visibility. Blocking up to 95% of the sun’s damaging rays, Low-E 366 glass sets a new standard in energy performance.

Which Low-E glass is best?

The ultimate performance glass, Low-E 366 provides the highest levels of year-round comfort and greatest energy savings. Its patented coating offers an ideal balance of solar control and high visibility. Blocking up to 95% of the sun’s damaging rays, Low-E 366 glass sets a new standard in energy performance.

What is low e240?

LoĒ²-240 permits visible light to shine while blocking UV and NIR light. This graph compares the solar transmission of clear glass, bronze tinted glass and LoĒ²-240. Clear glass allows nearly all the solar energy through.

Are there different grades of Low-E glass?

There are actually two different types of low-e coatings: passive low-e coatings and solar control low-e coatings. Passive low-e coatings are designed to maximize solar heat gain into a home or building to create the effect of “passive” heating and reducing reliance on artificial heating.

What window companies use Cardinal Glass?

Cardinal glass is featured in the most top of the line products like Andersen, Pella, Windsor, Marvin, Milgard, Fleetwood, Amsco, etc. In fact, we sell 20 brands of windows and doors and all of these brands use Cardinal glass in their products.

Are Cardinal windows good?

Cardinal Windows guarantee the highest quality, great performance, style, competitive prices and superior engineering. Our wood windows are constructed to last and to provide superior energy efficiency. Our products offer low U-values, excellent acoustic rates and are eco-friendly.

Does Marvin use Cardinal Glass?

Marvin uses glazing from Cardinal Glass Industries and can provide the following low-e options: LoE-179, LoE2-240, LoE2-272, LoE3-366. Marvin can also put the coatings on different surfaces to optimize performance for different climates.

How many types of Low-E glass is there?

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There are two types of Low E coatings – Hard Coat Low E and Soft Coat Low E. A hard-coat Low E glass is a version of the coating which is applied to the glass when it is just coming out of the furnace. The coating is fused onto the glass as it cools down.

How much does Low-E glass cost?

Low-e window film can be installed in most commercial spaces for between $5 and $8 per square foot. Some recently introduced high visible light transmission low-e films (70% visible transmission) are more expensive, with installed costs of $12 to $15 per square foot.

Does low-e glass prevent sun damage?

Low-E Glass Blocks Most U.V. Rays Because it resists ultraviolet light, low-E glass prevents sunlight exposure from damaging carpets, draperies, sofas and other furnishings. Plus, low-E glass reduces sunlight glare in a room. The coatings reduce glare and reflect the sun’s heat away from the structure.

Where is Cardinal Glass manufactured?

Facilities and Products Cardinal has five float glass manufacturing plants, located in Menomonie, WI; Portage, WI; Mooresville, NC; Durant, OK; and Winlock, WA.

Is Cardinal Glass the best?

And Cardinal glass’ durability is unmatched, with a failure rate of just 0.20 percent over 20 years, the lowest in the industry. In climates where the sun can be oppressive, Cardinal’s LoE-340 is known for its solar glare control without the need for expensive and inefficient glass tinting.

What is Cardinal loē²-240® glass?

Wherever glare is a problem, Cardinal LoĒ²-240® glass is the ideal solution. It’s a specially treated version of our finest LoĒ² glass. But LoĒ²-240 does much more than just control glare.

Should I buy low-E 240 or low- E 366 glass?

Like other homeowner decisions, deciding between Low-E 240 or Low-E 366 depends on what your priorities are for your low-emissivity glass. Both Low-E 240 and Low-E 366 offer incredible value and your decision will ultimately depend on your priorities and budget.

What is low-E window glass?

Low-E window glass is glass with a low level of emissivity, also known as the ability of a material to emit energy as thermal radiation. By utilizing a thin, transparent coat, Low-E window glass reflects heat while allowing as much natural light as possible to pass through the window itself.

Which is better low-E 240 or low- E 366?

Both Low-E 240 and Low-E 366 offer incredible value and your decision will ultimately depend on your priorities and budget. Low-E 366 does offer a higher overall value. If you’re installing Low-E glass on just a few windows, making the investment in Low-E 366 might be best as it maximizes stopping UV and other harmful infrared rays.