Guardian introduces EcoGuard float glass to growing line of solar glass products

Global glass manufacturer Guardian Industries has added another product to its solar glass line. EcoGuard Float Glass is a new low-iron float glass designed to maximize solar energy transmission in a …

Global glass manufacturer Guardian Industries has added another product to its solar glass line. EcoGuard Float Glass is a new low-iron float glass designed to maximize solar energy transmission in a variety of applications. Guardian“s EcoGuard Float Glass is a solar energy solution for Concentrating Solar Power Mirrors, Photovoltaic Energy Systems, Concentrating Photovoltaic Systems and Solar Thermal Applications. It offers optimal energy and light transmission, is easy to process and is available in a variety of glass thicknesses ranging from 0.95mm to 12mm. EcoGuard Float glass also is available in several transmission ranges to meet the needs of a variety of applications and to be the most cost-effective solution. Guardian is a single source for a variety of edge treatments and the glass is available annealed, heat strengthened, tempered and laminated. EcoGuard Float glass is another example of Guardian“s solar glass innovations, said Scott Thomsen, CTO and VP of Guardian“s Science & Technology Center. Designed to optimize our customers“ investments, EcoGuard Float glass combines the latest technology with a high return on investment for our customers. By offering four solar transmission levels, Guardian provides its customers with the freedom to tailor glass performance to their system needs. Guardian has the capability to produce EcoGuard Float Glass on a global basis which enables us to better service our customers, added Thomsen. EcoGuard is a registered trademark of Guardian Industries Corp.