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What is laminated glass?

Laminated glass is a combination of two or more glass sheets with one or more interlayers of plastic (PVB) or resin. In case of accidental breakage, the interlayer holds the fragments together and continues to provide resistance to anything hitting the glass. Laminated glass is also highly effective in reducing…
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What is tempered glass?

Tempered glass has a surface compression no less than 10,000 psi (pounds per square inch), or an edge compression no less than 9,700 psi. This glass type is extremely durable, often used to reduce the risk of accidents or break-ins. Fully tempered glass, which comes standard with our patio doors,…
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What is low-e glass?

Low-emissivity (low-e) coatings are microscopically thin, virtually invisible, metal or metallic oxide layers deposited on the glass surface to reduce U-factors from the sun. Low-e glass for larger openings can reduce energy costs up to 25%!
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