Planibel I-Top is the new AGC low-emission glass, a gift for Casa Oz

In Turin, the new Headquarter of the association for suffering children will be a smart houseThe foundations of the new headquarter of CasaOz were laid at the end of December.

The Association, presided by Enrica Baricco, offers welcome, socializing activities, scholastic support and assistance for suffer children. At this time it is possible to see the first works to build the smart house in via Villa Glori in Turin. CasaOz will be, lighted up and warmed up by renewable energy, and It will welcome the activities of the association now located in the former Olympic Village.

AGC Flat Glass Italia takes part in the project supplying the new building with Planibel I - Top low-emission glass, that contribute to give the perfect comfort to the house which is supposed to be the place where children and their family should find a bit of serenity.

 

A simple building, similar to the house sketches painted by children, will characterize CasaOz, projected with particular attention to renewable energy and energy saving. Planibel I – Top also helps to limit the CO2 emission and guarantees excellent balance between thermic insulation, brightness transmission and solar protection. By reducing the use of heating during winter time and the use of air conditioning during summer time Planibel I Top assures excellent comfort during the year and considerable energetic saving.

As a result the new AGC Flat Glass Italia low-emission glass gives shelter from the cold and reflects part of the solar energy in summer. It will be possible for the new headquarter of CasaOz to be more energy efficient and save money for all other activities.

Thanks to the collaboration of professional people, institutions, free volunteers, and to the contribute of many companies, the new headquarter of CasaOz will be ready to start its activities in Spring 2010. The house will be formed by one kitchen, a room for study, a workshop, a library, a laundry, a nursery, a rest room, a toy room and four small lodgings. The families that will enjoy good benefits from CasaOz, should bank on all the activities expected in the project: socializing occasions, scholastic support, legal or civil-service assistance and also playful time.

Planibel I – Top, the product

Planibel I–Top is the new AGC Flat Glass Italia low-emission glass produced in Italy especially for the Italian climate. The new AGC Planibel I-Top low-emission glass guarantees excellent balance between thermic insulation, brightness transmission and solar protection, that allows to perfectly respect the values decided by the new laws in the field of energetic efficiency of building. By reducing the use of heating during winter time and the use of air conditioning during summer time, Planibel I-Top assures excellent comfort during the year and considerable energetic saving.

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AGC Flat Glass Italia

AGC Flat Glass Italia is the Italian branch of the multinational company AGC Flat Glass Europe (European member of AGC Flat Glass, the world’s leading producer of flat glass).

 

AGC Flat Glass Europe, a European leader in flat glass

AGC Flat Glass Europe makes and processes flat glass for the construction industry (exterior glazing and interior decorative glass) and specialist sectors. Based in Brussels, Belgium, it is the European branch of AGC Flat Glass, the world’s leading producer of flat glass. Its baseline – ‘Glass Unlimited’ - reflects the possibilities and scope offered by:

  • glass as a material that meets a growing range of requirements (comfort, energy control, health & safety, appearance);
  • its production facilities comprising 18 float glass plants and some 100 processing units located throughout greater Europe, from Spain to Russia;
  • its worldwide marketing network;
  • its new applications resulting from ongoing R&D in advanced glass technology;
  • the resources of its personnel motivated by a shared desire for excellence.

AGC Flat Glass Europe currently employs around 10,600 people.

For more information, go to http://www.agc-flatglass.eu/ (corporate site) and http://www.yourglass.com/ (site specifically for construction glass).

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For more information :

AGC Flat Glass Italia

Lorenzo Pesce

Tel: +39 02 62487126

lorenzo.pesce@eu.agc-flatglass.com

 

600450 Planibel I-Top is the new AGC low-emission glass, a gift for Casa Oz glassonweb.com
Date: 21 April 2009
Source: AGC Flat Glass Europe

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