Guardian to demonstrate leadership in innovation at GlassBuild America

Date: 14 September 2011
Source: Guardian Industries Corp
Guardian Industry brings commercial, residential and interior glass products to GlassBuild America 2011, debuting two Guardian SunGuard coatings.

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Auburn Hills, Mich. (September 12, 2011) – With all the talk about innovation, Guardian Industries is pleased to illustrate it with an array of product and service debuts and partnership announcements.

Guardian will put it all on display, including yet another round of new product launches, at Booth 1711 at GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo® September 12-14 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Guardian will exhibit a new product from its ClimaGuard family of residential window low-E coatings, the latest from Guardian InGlass advanced interior glass products and two new items in the SunGuard advanced architectural glass group.

“We’re excited to get these products in front of our customers and the industry at GlassBuild,” said Chris Dolan, Guardian director of commercial glass marketing. “As the sold-out trade show indicates, GlassBuild is one of the places to be. It’s inspiring for all of our product segments to see what opportunities will present themselves as we all look to 2012.”

Guardian will feature:

Guardian ClimaGuard – Residential Glass Innovation

ClimaGuard increasingly is the window maker’s choice. Guardian offers a family of residential products to meet solar and energy control needs, provide UV protection, enhance security and privacy, and reduce noise.

  • Products

ClimaGuard 62/27– ClimaGuard 62/27 provides that third layer of silver that many window makers are looking for. ClimaGuard 62/27 blocks more heat or retains more warmth. It also reduces the amount of harmful UV rays, down to 5 percent of that generated by the sun to extend the life of woodwork, carpets and furnishings. ClimaGuard IS – ClimaGuard IS-15 and IS-20 help meet new codes and Energy Star standards without the use of Argon gas or a third glass lite, while giving window makers easy fabrication options.

  • Tools

The ClimaGuard Glass Finder lets you easily find the glass that matches your exact requirements with just a few clicks.

Guardian InGlass – Advanced Interior Glass

  • Products

Guardian InGlass provides a portfolio of interior glass products including Joel Berman editions, our exclusive partnership delivering patterned glass with renowned glass artist Joel Berman; and Guardian DiamondGuard high endurance glass. DiamondGuard glass resists scratching and looks like new up to 10 times longer than ordinary glass, making it the perfect choice for high-traffic areas.

  • Tools

The extensive website and sample system behind Guardian InGlass provides forward-thinking interior glass solutions that make it easy to put creativity into action. Going green? Use our new ecoScorecard to evaluate the sustainability of our products for your projects.

Guardian SunGuard – Advanced Architectural Glass

SunGuard commercial glass products save energy and help projects achieve LEED qualifications.

  • Products

SunGuard SNX 62/27 – SunGuard ’s triple silver product offers the highest light-to-solar gain ratio in the product family.  SunGuard IS Interior Surface coatings – Guardian is debuting IS 20, the first of many SunGuard IS products to come. IS 20 lowers the U-value five points.   SunGuard SNR 43 – also making its public debut – offers a high LSG ratio and low solar heat gain coefficient, adding another great option for architects specifying commercial glass and curtainwall.

  • Tools

Our new Building Energy Calculator helps you compare annual energy costs for a variety of glazing types in locations throughout the United States.

About Guardian Industries Corp.:

Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass, fabricated glass products, fiberglass insulation and other building materials for commercial, residential and automotive applications. Its automotive trim group, SRG Global Inc., is one of the world’s largest suppliers of advanced, high value coatings on plastics. Through its Science & Technology Center, Guardian is at the forefront of innovation including development of high performance glass coatings and other advanced products. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 18,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Visit www.guardian.com.

ClimaGuard, DiamondGuard and SunGuard are registered trademarks of Guardian Industries Corp.

Core Facts

Guardian Industries is demonstrating its industry advances with several new and recent products at GlassBuild America September 12-14, the gathering place for the glass, window and door industries in North America.

Guardian's residential segment will feature ClimaGuard 62/27, providing a third silver layer to block more heat/retain more warmth as well as block 95 percent of UV rays to extend the life of interior furnishings; and ClimaGuard IS-15 and IS-20, which help meet new codes and Energy Star standards without Argon gas or a third glass lite, while providing ease in fabrication. The company will also demonstrate its ClimaGuard Glass Finder.

Guardian InGlass, the company's interior products segment, will continue the momentum of its summer launch by displaying Joel Berman editions, its exclusive patterned glass with renowned artist Joel Berman; and Guardian DiamondGuard high endurance glass. DiamondGuard resists scratching and looks like new up to 10 times longer than ordinary glass, making it the perfect choice for high-traffic areas. As for technology, the extensive website behind InGlass provides forward-thinking interior glass solutions to put creativity into action. And ecoScorecard evaluates the sustainability of InGlass products for any project.

Guardian is debuting IS 20, the first of many SunGuard interior surface products to come. IS 20 lowers the U-value five points. SunGuard SNR 43 – also making its public debut – offers a high LSG ratio and low solar heat gain coefficient, adding another great option for architects specifying commercial glass and curtainwall. Finally, coming off a spring debut, SNX 62/27, SunGuard ’s triple silver product offers the highest light-to-solar gain ratio in the product family. Finally, Guardian's Building Energy Calculator helps architects compare annual energy costs for a variety of glazing types throughout the United States.

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We’re excited to get these products in front of our customers and the industry at GlassBuild. As the sold-out trade show indicates, GlassBuild is one of the places to be. It’s inspiring for all of our product segments to see what opportunities will present themselves as we all look to 2012.

Chris Dolan, Guardian director of commercial glass marketing

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About Guardian Industries Corp.:

Guardian is a diversified global manufacturing company headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, with leading positions in float glass, fabricated glass products, fiberglass insulation and other building materials for commercial, residential and automotive applications. Its automotive trim group, SRG Global Inc., is one of the world’s largest suppliers of advanced, high value coatings on plastics. Through its Science & Technology Center, Guardian is at the forefront of innovation including development of high performance glass coatings and other advanced products. Guardian, its subsidiaries and affiliates employ 18,000 people and operate facilities throughout North America, Europe, South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Visit www.guardian.com.

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