Greenbuild building tours offer look at SageGlass installation at Kimmel Center in Philadelphia

WHO:Greenbuild attendees and anyone interested in innovation in green building can register for a guided tour of the Philadelphia area’s sustainable buildings and neighborhoods while earning GBCI/AIA credits.

WHAT:  SageGlass® dynamic glass is both a green and uniquely capable solar control problem solver.strong> During this year’s Greenbuild, two half-day tours will provide the opportunity for attendees to venture outside the convention hall and learn about an impressive installation of SageGlass at Philadelphia’s iconic Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. SageGlass helped BLT Architects preserve a city skyline view while keeping solar heat gain in check, making the space a desirable rental venue for events year-round.

WHERE:  Greenbuild 2013, Pennsylvania Convention Center, 1101 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA.

WHEN:   Urban Placemaking: A Golden Mile of Walkways, Gardens and Public Art Tour – Monday, Nov. 18th (TM07), and Friday, Nov. 22nd (TF07), 2:00-6:00 p.m. ET. Tour spaces are limited.

About SAGE Electrochromics, Inc.

SAGE Electrochromics is the world’s leading manufacturer of advanced dynamic glass that can be tinted or cleared to optimize daylight and improve the human experience in buildings. SageGlass controls the sunlight and heat that enter a building, significantly reducing energy consumption while improving people’s comfort and well-being. SageGlass can reduce a building’s cooling load by 20% and HVAC requirements up to 30%. It is a smarter, more elegant solution than conventional sun controls such as mechanical window shades, blinds and louvers. Now celebrating its 10th year anniversary shipping commercial SageGlass, the company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered near Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn., in the heart of “the Silicon Valley of the window industry.” SAGE is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saint-Gobain of Paris, the world’s largest building materials company.

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