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
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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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