SAGE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Saint-Gobain.
SAGE executives available to speak to the media include:
Dr. Helen Sanders, Vice President, Technical Business Development
Derek Malmquist, Vice President of Marketing
Andrew Hulse, Vice President Sales and Business Development
What: SAGE will be demonstrating SageGlass, electronically-tintable dynamic glass that changes tint throughout the day controlling solar glare and heat gain while reducing the cooling load for buildings without blocking the outdoor view. On display at GlassBuild will be an interactive curtain wall of SageGlass showing the percentage of visible light transmission that is being deflected at various tint levels. Attendees can also interact with a live iPad app that compares different SageGlass product offerings.
Where: GlassBuild America, Las Vegas Convention Center, 3150 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109
When: September 9-11, 2014
Exhibit Hall Hours:
Tuesday (9/9) 10am – 5pm
Wednesday (9/10) 10am – 5pm
Thursday (9/11) 10am – 3pm
SageGlass®, a product of Saint-Gobain, is advanced dynamic glass that can be electronically tinted or cleared to optimize daylight and improve the human experience in buildings. SageGlass manages the sunlight and heat that enter a building, significantly reducing energy consumption while improving people’s comfort and well-being. It 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. With SageGlass you can control sunlight and glare without shades or blinds while maintaining the view and connection to the outdoors. SageGlass is manufactured in Faribault, MN, in the heart of “the Silicon Valley of the window industry,” and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Saint-Gobain of Paris, the world’s largest building materials company.
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Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, has its North American headquarters in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. As the world leader in sustainable habitat, Saint-Gobain is committed to inventing solutions to help professionals and communities around the world build and renovate comfortable, healthy, economical and energy-efficient buildings. The company has more than 265 locations in North America and approximately 15,000 employees. In the United States and Canada, Saint-Gobain reported sales of approximately $7.9 billion in 2013.
Recognized as a 2009 and 2010 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Saint-Gobain earned the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award, the highest level of recognition for outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through energy efficiency. For more information about Saint-Gobain in North America, visit www.saint-gobain-northamerica.com and connect with the company on Facebook and Twitter.
Located in 64 countries and headquartered in Paris with nearly 195,000 employees, Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, designs, manufactures and distributes building materials, providing innovative solutions to meet growing demand for energy efficiency and for environmental protection. For more information about Saint-Gobain, please visit www.saint-gobain.com.