E-CLEAR A glass | Glassolutions

E-CLEAR A

Low-emissivity glass with a U-value of 1.3 W/m2K

Designed to complement the existing range of thermally insulating coatings from Saint-Gobain Glass, SGG E-CLEAR A is an entry-level product with a number of specific advantages over traditional pyrolitic (hard) coatings.

Range

SGG E-Clear A is our entry level thermal glass, available in 4mm thickness. 

Please also see our Planitherm Range of product for more advanced options:
Planitherm Total+
Planitherm One
Planitherm 4S

Applications

E-CLEAR A from GLASSOLUTIONS is deal for both new build and refurbishment residential windows and doors, where entry level performance is required.

It is a durable “single-stock” product for annealed or toughened use that does not require edge-deletion. However, an approved secondary seal must be used up to the edge of the glass in all applications.

Benefits

Easy to process glass

Thanks to advanced coating technology, new SGG E-CLEAR A provides glass processors with an easier to process, more durable low-E solution that does not require edge-deletion when used with approved sealants. Moreover and to simplify daily business of glass processor, new SGG E-CLEAR A is a single stock product for both annealed and tempered applications with an extended storage shelf life and improved toughening cycle time.

 

Energy Efficiency

SGG E-CLEAR A has been designed to optimise thermal performance with solar gain, enabling it to achieve a minimum ‘B’ Window Energy Rating with SGG PLANICLEAR standard clear float counter-pane and warm-edge spacer, comfortably complying with current and potential future tightening of the Building Regulations.

 

Aesthetics

With a slightly neutral/blue appearance SGG E-CLEAR A is aesthetically pleasing for window applications and offers installers and fabricators an improved solution for Window Energy Ratings without the haze side-effects of traditional pyrolitic (hard) coatings.

 

Daylight Comfort

SGG E-CLEAR A improves the well-being of building occupants and lowers the demand for artificial lighting thanks its very high transparency and optical clarity.

 

Winter Comfort

Thanks to a low centre-pane U-value of 1.3 W/m2K, SGG E-CLEAR A reduces heat loss through windows, making homes more comfortable and reducing cold spots around areas of glazing.

Specifications

Performance Data

Please click on the link to the right to find out how E-Clear A perfoms in a typical DGU.

Handling guide

If you need information on how best to process SGG E-Clear A please download our technical guide

Handling & processing

Handling & processing

SGG E-CLEAR A must always be processed into an insulating glass unit (IGU) with the coating positioned towards the inside of the cavity. It cannot be used in single glazing, opacified single glazing or laminated without edge deletion for curtain wall applications.

For full processing and handling instructions please refer to the document ‘‘E-Clear A Hanlding Guide" see above.