Heat-absorbing glass | Article about heat-absorbing glass by The Free Dictionary
A glass whose solar transmittance is reduced by adding various coloring agents to the molten glass; the most common colors are bronze, gray, and green. See also: Glass
A faintly blue-green plate or float glass, which absorbs 40% of the sun’s infrared (heat) rays and approximately 25% of the visible rays that pass through it; must be exposed uniformly to sunlight (without irregular shadows) to avoid cracking due to nonuniform heating.
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During preliminary building design, simulating STPV glass as heat-absorbing glass
will impact the final building energy performance and occupants' comfort, as it might result in significant overestimation of the solar heat gains and oversizing of the building cooling system.
EX models are equipped with a panorama roof that extends over the rear seats for an expansive sky view and there is heat-absorbing glass
plus an electricallyoperated blind.
Excessive sunlight is filtered by special heat-absorbing glass
and a sophisticated shading system, with two fold-out sun blinds.