Viracon Introduces New, High-Performing Substrate

Graphite Blue™ by Viracon Combines Aesthetics and Energy Performance - Attractive aesthetics and cutting-edge energy performance combine in the newest substrate from Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator.

Graphite Blue™ provides vast design possibilities – without sacrificing energy efficiency.    

An attractive light blue-grey color, Graphite Blue allows high levels of visible light transmission as well as low interior and exterior reflexivity. If used with one of Viracon’s Low-E coatings, it also achieves excellent solar control and reduced glare. Graphite Blue contributes to light to solar gain ratios as high as 1.87 when combined with a high-performance coating.

Graphite Blue enhances a variety of installation types. It can be incorporated into insulating glass units, laminated make-ups or used monolithically. Available in 1/4”, 5/16” and 3/8” thicknesses to accommodate varying design specifications, it can also be heat-treated.

The substrate provides incredible aesthetic flexibility. It can be silk-screened or digitally printed, allowing for virtually unlimited design options.

“Viracon prides itself on responding to the needs of the industry,” says Kevin Anez, Director of Marketing and Product Management at Viracon. “With Graphite Blue, designers and architects can achieve both their design and performance goals."

In addition to Graphite Blue, Viracon offers a variety of other tinted substrates, as well as clear and low iron glass substrates.

About Viracon, Inc.

Viracon, the nation’s leading single-source architectural glass fabricator, is based in Owatonna, Minnesota, and has facilities in Statesboro, Georgia, St. George, Utah and Nazaré Paulista, Brazil. Viracon produces high-performance glass products, including tempered, laminated, insulating, silk-screened, digital printing, and high-performance coatings, for North American and international markets. The company is a subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: APOG). Apogee, headquartered in Minneapolis, isa leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services. For more information, visit www.viracon.com.

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