ComfortHush™ glass by Viridian is a new double-duty glazing product for residential applications designed to reduce noise and increase energy efficiency. The acoustic performance glass has a three-layer laminate construction, reducing sound transmission by up to 34 percent compared with regular 3 mm glass sheeting. Being laminated it is also a Grade A safety glass, while the low-e (low emissivity) coating keeps heat out in summer and in during winter, and eliminates upwards of 99% of ultra violet (UV) light. Viridian expects that specifying and installing the appropriate ComfortHush™ combination of glass and frame can contribute anywhere from half to three-quarters of a star towards a 6 Star Green Star energy rating.
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