Suntuitive™ Interlayer by Pleotint, featuring PPG Low-E Glass
Pleotint is changing architectural glass with an interactive interlayer that lightens and darkens automatically according to changing levels of ambient temperature and sunlight.
Pleotint and its proprietary, patented Suntuitive™ interlayer technology makes it possible to create an environmentally adaptive window system that transitions seamlessly along a spectrum of light and dark. This PVB (polyvinyl butyral) system responds to rising and cooling temperatures as the sun moves across the sky, lightening and darkening accordingly.
As part of a complete window system, the interlayer helps manage a building’s ever-changing needs for passive solar gain, solar control and natural daylight transmittance. This adaptability can play a key role in lowering the costs associated with heating, air-conditioning and artificial lighting – which together can represent up to 70 percent of a building’s total energy consumption.
Other benefits include:
- Reduced external noise
- Enhanced building security
- Consistently comfortable temperatures
- Reduced interior glare
- Natural lighting and clear outside views
- Significant potential for LEED Certification Points
- Eliminates damaging UV transmittance
- Minimizes Solar Heat Gain, Maximizes Daylighting
The performance of Suntuitive is further enhanced when it’s combined with the advanced architectural insulating glass units (IGUs) from PPG. PPG is an industry leader in the development of low-emissivity (low-e) glass. In fact, IGUs made with Suntuitive can produce visible light transmittance (VLT) of up to 60 percent when clear and solar heat gain coefficients (SHGC) as low as .11 when dark.
Suntuitive also provides amazing aesthetic and performance benefits when combined with any combination of PPG clear and tinted glasses for the exterior (No. 1) lite and high-performance Solarban® 60 glass or Solarban® 70XL glass for the insulating, interior (No. 3) lite.
Learn more about Suntuitive's Interlayer Technology by Pleotint.