NOMENCLATURE & SPECIFICATION

NOMENCLATURE

GlassecViracon utilizes an objective nomenclature to identify each of its products, describing them according to five features: name of product, product type, aspect, thickness, and product code. The code GA designates regular standard products, while the code GL is used for customized products. Thus, you can easily find and select the glazing product that you want to specificate, together with its respective performance details.


Example of commercial description of a product


INSULATING SOLAR CONTROL BLUE 26 MM GA 120
Product Type Aspect Thickness Product Code

ENERGY PERFORMANCE DETAILS

The following details are available for all our products.

TL = Light Transmittance
RLe = External Light Reflectance
RLi = Internal Light Reflectance
TE = Energy Transmittance
RE = Energy Reflectance
Abs = Solar Energy Absorptance
FS = Solar Factor*
CS = Shading Coefficient
U-value= VU-value
IS = Selectivity Index
*Also known as Total Solar Factor of glazing (TT/SF/g).

GLAZING SPECIFICATION

You can do the specification of architectural glass according to criteria such as the glass aspect or the glass performance. On this website when you search for a glass, you must select the information in five fields:


  • PRODUCT: Insulating, Laminated or Monolithic.
  • GLASS TYPE: Clear (colorless), Tinted (colored) or Solar Control.
  • SILK-SCREEN: Yes or No.
  • ASPECT: Clear (colorless), Green, Dark Green, Grey, Bronze, Blue, Extra Clear.
  • PERFORMANCE: Please, specify the LT (light transmittance) and the SHGC (solar factor).