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Solar control and thermal insulation
Thermal insulation - the material or a combination of materials that retard the transfer of heat. Heat may be transmitted between materials by the process of convection, conduction or radiation. Insulators reduce the flow of heat.
As their name suggests, solar control glass helps control the amount of solar energy that enters a building.
Solar control glass saves money by reducing the amount of energy used by heating and air conditioning systems and boosts comfort levels inside the building by controlling indoor temperatures and light levels.
Solar control performance, as expressed by the glass' solar factor, will vary according to: