AGC to Release WILD ATTOCHTM, External Installation Low-E Glass for Energy-Saving and Solar Control of Single-Story Retail Buildings

External installation allows energy-saving renovation without disrupting store operations - AGC (Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.; Head Office: Tokyo; President & CEO: Kazuhiko Ishimura) announces that it will release WILD ATTOCHTM, Low-E glass ideal for energy-saving renovation of single-story retail buildings, in the Japanese market.  WILD ATTOCH is heat-insulating/ shielding Low-E glass with excellent energy-saving and solar radiation control performance.

The special feature of this product is that the installation is done from outside of the building. By adding a layer of Low-E glass to the existing windowpane from outside, WILD ATTOCH will reduce annual air-conditioning use by 37.7%*1. Also, the external installation method enables retails shops to do energy-saving renovation without closing the store or removing the products displayed by the windows.

【Product Features】

Simple “External” installation

  • External installation enables store renovation without disrupting business operations.
  • No curing required inside the store

Excellent heat insulation/shielding performance

  • Low-E glass alleviates summer heat and winter cold.
  • Heat insulation prevents dew condensation in winter.
  • 37.7% reduction in annual air-conditioning use*1

Solar control, UV blocking, etc.

  • Excellent solar control that eliminates the need for window shade
  • UV blocking function protects products from sunburn and color fade-out.
  • Large-sized glazing available
  • No need to remove/dispose existing window glass

WILD ATTOCH is an outdoor version of AGC’s ATTOCH™, which was released in October 2012. While “indoor installation” ATTOCH is suitable for energy-saving renovations of office buildings, WILD ATTOCH is the wildcard for renovations of single-story retail buildings.

By capturing various needs for energy-saving and living comfort, AGC will continue to develop and offer products and technologies that help create comfortable living spaces.

Media Contact

Junichi Kobayashi, General Manager, Corporate Communications & Investor Relations

AGC Asahi Glass Co., Ltd.

(Contact: Tomoko Komazaki; Tel: +81-3-3218-5603; E-mail: info-pr@agc.com)

Product Inquiries: AGC Glass Company Customer Center

(Tel/Navi Dial: 0570-001-555)

*1 The percentage was calculated based on the following conditions.

WILD ATTOCH™ Product details

1) Color types: Classic, Clear, Cool

2) Thickness: 5, 6, 8, 10, 12 mm

3) Air space width: 12 mm

4) Product features

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Date: 20 May 2014
Source: www.agc.com

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