INSULATED SMART GLASS UNITS
Incorporating Switchable Smart Glass Technology into Insulated Glass Unit
- The latest generation of ISGU’s combines the benefits of improved thermal performance with immediate control over privacy/security.
- Energy-efficient Insulated Smart Glass Unit (ISGU’s) with the integral switchable coating is ideal for both commercial buildings and residential homes.
- The (PDLC) switchable layer is coated down on the inner surface of one panel of glass, then hermetically sealed forming two of more lites of glass separated by a dry air spacer.
- ON-OFF mode switches the ISGU from being clear (transparent) to frosted (opaque).
We offer a double or triple glazed option, which combines all the benefits of superior thermal glazing with switchable technology.
ISGU offers thermal insulation performance, sound reduction and enhanced security.
ISGU Maximum Size
Double or Triple ISGU
Low E coating increases thermal performance by reducing ultraviolet and infrared light coming through the glass, but it doesn’t compromise the amount of visible light that is transferred.
Nearly invisible low-iron glass is the clearest glass on the market today. Low-iron glass is produced through a special process in which the iron particles are removed from the glass.
The iron particles are what give the regular glass a greenish tint. Removing these particles results in an ultra-clear glass.
Argon gas is a naturally occurring, non-harmful gas. When argon gas is inserted between the panes of glass it increases the insulating performance of ISGU. Argon gas is denser than air, so adding it to the air between the two panes improves thermal insulation efficiency.
When a glazing unit features Low E glass and argon gas it brings the temperature of the window closer to room temperature. This combination eliminates air currents and drafts that occur when differing temperatures meet.
Our switchable ISGU’s utilize a warm edge spacer bar with desiccant absorbent to offer greater insulation and performance. When it’s cold outside and warm inside, heat escapes through the spacer leaving the inside edge of the window colder than the rest of it. This heat loss means more heating is needed to maintain a comfortable indoor temperature. Under certain conditions, especially in colder temperatures, the moisture we breathe and produce from cooking and everyday living condense on the coldest surface, usually along the edges on the inside of the window. Over time persistent condensation becomes a breeding ground for mold and bacteria. Mold spores get into the air we breathe and can aggravate breathing conditions and other health problems.
iSwitch Film™ Technical Data
Multitude of Control Options
Switch Glass™ & iSwitch Film™ can be controlled with a variety of devices and can be easily configured to work with your smart home through the z-wave technology.
ISGU is simple to install just like any standard glazed sealed unit.
This energy-saving product is completely solid-state requiring no maintenance or special cleaning requirements.
Imagine living in a world which offers you complete control over your comfort/privacy/security all at the flick of a switch, without the fuss and clutter of blinds or curtains.