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If you’re considering upgrading or replacing the glass on your home or business, consider the benefits of utilizing Low-E glass. Modern Glass is able to provide several Low-E glass options to help lower your energy costs, while still providing the benefits of nautral light. Learn more about the benefits of Low-E glass below.

Solarban® 90 glass by Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) is the latest evolution in solar control low-e glass, combining revolutionary quad-silver low-e coating technology with the aesthetic appeal of clear glass.

Choose Solarban® 90 glass to:

  • Convey a true neutral appearance in color and reflectance
  • Balance visible light transmittance (VLT) while providing exceptional solar control
  • Facilitate the use of smaller HVAC systems while minimizing artificial lighting requirements

In a standard 1-inch insulating glass unit (IGU) with clear glass, Solarban® 90 glass has a winter Argon U-Value of 0.24 and a solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC) of 0.23.

It also combines with a full spectrum of performance-tinted glasses by Vitro—from rich-blue Pacifica® glass to crisp, light-gray Optigray® glass—to achieve SHGCs as low as 0.17, as well as Starphire Ultra-Clear™ glass for an improved VLT of 54 percent while maintaining the same SHGC as Solarban® 90 with clear glass.

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