Glaverbel Stopsol & Planibel TopN Used In Facade Of New

Attractive reflective, solar control and thermal insulation properties yield maximum efficiency and energy saving.

/strong>

Glaverbel has once again been selected for a major architectural project in the city of Barcelona: the building that will serve as the new headquarters for the Gas Natural group (construction cost: €65 million).

Located in part on the site of a former gasworks in the city's Barceloneta district, the building facade will be clad in 18,000 m2 of Stopsol Supersilver grey and Stopsol Classic solar clear control glass, supplemented by low-emissivity Planibel TopN. This pairing yields a highly energy efficient facade combining excellent insulation (U value: 1.4 W/(m².K) with the protection needed to cope with solar light and heat (solar factor: 21%). Aesthetically, the reflective nature of the Stopsol coatings creates a very special play of light.

The new headquarters of the Gas Natural group covers 49.480 m2 (parking included). The plan, produced by Enric Miralles (who died shortly afterwards) and Benedetta Tagliabue (EMBT), was selected in 1999 following a tough competition involving architects based in Barcelona.

Once again, Glaverbel has demonstrated its ability to handle a major building project, a key factor of which is compliance with stringent sustainability criteria designed to promote high levels of energy saving as well as user wellbeing and comfort.

600450 Glaverbel Stopsol & Planibel TopN Used In Facade Of New glassonweb.com

See more news about:

Others also read

 Meriden Hall
Working with Hasker Architects and AGC Glass, Euroview supplied exceptionally flat glass for a contemporary facade office extension to a listed building.
Special Focus: Europe Mid-Century Strategy For Decarbonisation
In March 2018, both the Council and the European Parliament requested to the European Commission to develop a proposal for a “Strategy for long-term EU greenhouse gas emissions reduction”.
World’s first and only non-destructive argon analyzers for triple glazed, coated and laminated IGU’s
Sparklike Oy is happy to introduce their new Sparklike Laser™ Online device that allows non-destructive and automated measurement of gas concentration for triple and double glazed insulating glass units, also through coated and laminated glasses.
Sparklike Laser Standard for non-destructive argon analysis
ift Rosenheim test report on Sparklike Laser.
Jim Collins
Automated glass handling and gas filling systems maker Integrated Automation Systems (IAS) has tripled its manufacturing space and added Vista Windows Company co-founder and fenestration manufacturing expert Jim Collins as general manager.
Automated and non-destructive gas analysis for insulating glass units
The following specialist article discusses the development of Sparklike Laser™ product line and most importantly, the newest member of the product line, Sparklike Laser Online™ device.

Add new comment