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New solar control glass from Guardian Glass

New solar control glass from Guardian Glass 16-Nov-17

New solar control glass from Guardian Glass offers extreme neutrality and the highest light transmission to support architects’ desire for natural day lighting plans.

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Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome 19-Jul-17

Guardian solar control glass gives architects freedom to play with colours and reflections on the BNL-BNP Paribas HQ in Rome

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Guardian Glass introduces Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60 and SNX 60 Ultra

Guardian Glass introduces Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60 and SNX 60 Ultra 11-Apr-17

Guardian Glass is introducing a new addition to its eXtra Selective family of solar control glass: Guardian SunGuard® SNX 60. SNX 60 is ideal for commercial facade applications that require high performance, energy efficiency and improved aesthetics.

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Guardian Glass approves engineering design spend for additional float glass facility in Poland

Guardian Glass approves engineering design spend for additional  float glass facility in Poland 07-Mar-17

Guardian Glass is spending $1.5 million for detailed engineering designs and site reviews for a potential second float glass facility in Poland. Guardian Glass currently operates a float glass plant in Czestochowa, Poland and is considering adding capacity with a second plant to meet its customers’ growing demand for coated and fabricated glass products in both the commercial and residential sectors.

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Improve safety, aesthetics and productivity with new Guardian Deco HT™ lacquered glass

Improve safety, aesthetics and productivity with new Guardian Deco HT™ lacquered glass 24-Oct-16

Guardian Glass has introduced a new temperable lacquered glass for decorative applications in areas where safety is a concern or glass is exposed to high temperatures. - Available in Black & White - Heat Treatable - Productivity benefits for fabricators

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Guardian invites glasstec visitors to be inspired

Guardian invites glasstec visitors to be inspired 15-Sep-16

Under its motto of “Inspirations in Glass”, Guardian Glass will present at glasstec 2016 (20-23 September, Düsseldorf, Germany)

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A complete solution: Guardian® Glass introduces advanced glass that provides a comfortable environment inside conservatories and orangeries

A complete solution:  Guardian® Glass introduces advanced glass that provides a comfortable environment inside conservatories and orangeries 24-Jun-16

Guardian has introduced Guardian Sun® in the UK and Ireland, a specially coated glass with solar control and thermal insulation (U-value of 1.0 W/m²K) properties, and an internal light reflection rate of 17%, one of the lowest currently available for this type of application.

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Guardian launches ClimaGuard® Blue self-cleaning solar control glass for conservatory roof applications

Guardian launches ClimaGuard® Blue self-cleaning solar control glass for conservatory roof applications 28-Apr-16

Guardian is pleased to announce the launch of it's newest glass innovation, Guardian ClimaGuard® Blue is a self-cleaning glass that combines solar control, thermal insulation and glare reduction in a single dual coated pane of glass, with a blue appearance.

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Guardian welcomes UK expansion by Cornwall Glass

Guardian welcomes UK expansion by Cornwall Glass 29-Feb-16

Guardian Glass UK is pleased to see one of its UK customers in strong growth mode as Independent manufacturer’s new Plymouth plant helps expand the reach of Guardian SunGuard® glass range.

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Promuseum helps French multi-media library open a new chapter with Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective glass

Promuseum helps French multi-media library open a new chapter with Guardian Clarity™ anti-reflective glass 12-Jan-16

The Médiathèque Pierre Amalric d’Albi (Albi Médiathèque) houses many rare, valuable and historical books. In early 2015, the library wanted an impressive, 7-meter-long showcase to house the contents of a major new exhibition that was due to open this fall. Albi Médiathèque Director Jocelyne Deschaux found the solution with Guardian Clarity™ glass with help from Promuseum, a supplier specialized in sourcing materials and equipment for museums, public spaces and cultural sites

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Fight condensation on windows in winter with Guardian ClimaGuard® Dry glass

Fight condensation on windows in winter with Guardian ClimaGuard® Dry glass 01-Dec-15

External condensation on windows is a problem that inevitably affects many modern houses and apartments in autumn. Condensing water not only looks unappealing, but also can affect visibility. The choice of ClimaGuard® Dry by Guardian’s Glass Group in Europe is a way to get rid of “steamy windows” while maintaining excellent insulating properties.

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Guardian Glass UK’s new waste heat recovery system to drive energy efficiency in the glass sector

Guardian Glass UK’s new waste heat recovery system to drive energy efficiency in the glass sector 06-Nov-15

Guardian Industries’ Glass Group has invested more than £4 million to develop and implement a customized Waste Heat Recovery System (WHRS) at its Goole glass manufacturing plant. The company embarked on the WHRS project at the start of this year at the East Yorkshire plant.

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Guardian SunGuard® solar glass provides butterflies a safe haven

Guardian SunGuard® solar glass provides butterflies a safe haven 29-Oct-15

Butterflies are beautiful and delicate creatures – and very climate sensitive. So when planners were designing the Konya Tropical Butterfly Garden in Konya, Turkey, they recognised it was vital to secure the best, most reliable means of maintaining stable heat and humidity in the butterfly house. The ideal product for the job: Guardian SunGuard eXtra Selective triple silver glass technology.

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Guardian provides Clarity™ glass for Egyptian museum exhibit in Paris

Guardian provides Clarity™ glass for Egyptian museum exhibit in Paris 02-Oct-15

How do you best display and safeguard rare artifacts – many of which have been resting at the bottom of the sea for centuries? This was not a hypothetical question, but rather a real challenge facing the Arab World Institute, or l’Institut du Monde Arabe, in Paris. Guardian Industries’ Glass Group in Europe, gave the institute the clarity it needed.

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New Dielectric Mirror a good reflection on Guardian

New Dielectric Mirror a good reflection on Guardian 26-Aug-15

We are pleased to announce the launch of Dielectric Mirror to the Guardian portfolio of glass products. Dielectric mirror is the ideal solution for both interior and exterior design applications enabling display screens to be disguised by mirror when switched off

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Guardian offers enhanced Acoustic Calculator 2.0

Guardian offers enhanced Acoustic Calculator 2.0 27-Jul-15

Guardian is pleased to introduce our new and improved Guardian Plus Acoustic Calculator 2.0, now with more comprehensive functionality and over 37,000 glazing configurations it's easier than ever to assess the acoustic performance of different glazing configurations.

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Guardian adds SunGuard® production to UK facility after coater upgrade

Guardian adds SunGuard® production to UK facility after coater upgrade 15-Jul-15

Guardian Industries’ Glass Group in Europe, has invested more than £3 million to upgrade the production line at its Goole plant in East Yorkshire. By completing the upgrade of its magnetron glass sputter coater, the facility now is able to make all of the more advanced coatings for its popular Guardian SunGuard® SuperNeutral® (SN) product series at the UK plant.

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Guardian Europe moves to new HQ in Bertrange, Luxembourg

Guardian Europe moves to new HQ in Bertrange, Luxembourg 02-Jul-15

Guardian Industries’ Glass Group in Europe, has opened a new headquarters office in Bertrange, Luxembourg. Approximately 120 personnel have relocated from their current offices at the company’s production site in Dudelange, Luxembourg.

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Clearly smarter and brighter – New Guardian SunGuard Glass options

Clearly smarter and brighter – New Guardian SunGuard Glass options 03-Dec-14

New to the Guardian SunGuard range are two solar control options which take glass coating technology to the next level. SunGuard SuperNeutral 70/35 offers exception performance in a glass that looks so neutral it could almost be mistaken for a Low E. Whilst SunGuard High Durable Diamond 66 is designed to help your building stand out in a crowd, offering a clear glass with a very high reflective surface which will make a bold statement out of any project.

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Clearer than glass - New Guardian Clarity

Clearer than glass - New Guardian Clarity 28-Oct-14

Guardian is please to announce the launch of Clarity, a magnetron sputter coated anti-reflective glass, ideal for any application where distracting reflections have a detrimental impact on the views or products behind glass

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Guardian SunGuard SNX 50/23 – Natural light with half the heat

Guardian SunGuard SNX 50/23 – Natural light with half the heat 09-Apr-14

SunGuard SNX 50/23 is the newest member of our SunGuard eXtra Selective glass range. Using triple silver glass coating technology, SNX 50/23 has the highest selectivity ratio of any of our SunGuard products, allowing twice as much light through the glass compared to the radiant solar heat it lets in. Combined with an ultra low 1.0 U value SNX 50/23 is one of the most technically advanced glasses we have produced to date

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New ClimaGuard DS is a durable soft coat alternative to hard coat Low E glass

New ClimaGuard DS is a durable soft coat alternative to hard coat Low E glass 25-Mar-14

New to the Guardian ClimaGuard range of Low Emissivity glass is ClimaGuard DS, a single stock Low E with similar mechanical durability to hard coat Low E glass. Unlike other soft coat Low E, ClimaGuard DS does not require edge deletion making this the ideal alternative for IGU manufacturers currently using hard coat Low E glass.

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New ClimaGuard A 1.1 joins the Guardian range of Low E glass options

New ClimaGuard A 1.1 joins the Guardian range of Low E glass options 17-Feb-14

We are pleased to announce the launch of ClimaGuard A 1.1. The new single product 1.1 U value Low E glass has been developed to supersede the old dual product ClimaGuard Premium and Premium T2.

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New ClimaGuard A+ offers the very best Window Energy Rating results

New ClimaGuard A+ offers the very best Window Energy Rating results 10-Feb-14

ClimaGuard A+ now has improved performance figures which offer the very best Window Energy Rating results. Whilst retaining the same low centre pane U value of 1.2 W/m2K, the new advanced ClimaGuard A+ provides a higher g value making it easier than ever before to achieve A ratings or higher under the Window Energy Rating schemes.

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Guardian joins Edgetech to answer the triple glazing question

Guardian joins Edgetech to answer the triple glazing question 04-Feb-14

Edgetech will be hosting the Triple Glazing Question at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on Thursday 10th April. The event will address the issues associated with triple glazing, from manufacturing to technical performance. There will be a limited number of places available so visit www.tripleglazingq.co.uk now to book your place.

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New SuperNeutral Solar control from Guardian Glass

New SuperNeutral Solar control from Guardian Glass 28-Nov-13

New to the SunGuard SuperNeutral range is SN 29/18, this new solar control glass has an exceptionally low solar factor of 18% and a low light transmission of 29% to reduce glare, a 1.1 U value helps to complete the products performance. All of this is achieved in a surprisingly neutral glass with just a 10% colour distortion making this perfect for our SuperNeutral range.

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Guardian’s new single product solution for 1.0 U value performance

Guardian’s new single product solution for 1.0 U value performance 08-Nov-13

ClimaGuard A 1.0 is the newest addition to our ClimaGuard range and achieves 1.0 U value performance in a standard double glazed unit on surface 3. ClimaGuard A 1.0 is also a single stock product which can be used both annealed and toughened. Find out more about the newest addition to our ClimaGuard range.

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Is the industry ready for anti external condensation glass?

Is the industry ready for anti external condensation glass? 01-Nov-13

Now we have bid farewell to the summer and the autumn temperature begins to drop, we see a return of external condensation on our energy efficient windows. With the economy finally starting to show signs of recovery and banks less averse to lending; is the glass and glazing industry ready for Anti External Condensation Glass like our ClimaGuard Dry

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All about the look - SunGuard High Durable Silver 70

All about the look - SunGuard High Durable Silver 70 18-Oct-13

New SunGuard High Durable Silver 70 HD is the vainest product in the SunGuard solar control glass ranges. The HD Silver 70 doesn't aim for the normal energy efficient glass coating target, so the question is: what makes the SunGuard High Durable Silver 70 the right glass for new projects

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New names and ranges for Guardian SunGuard

New names and ranges for Guardian SunGuard 02-Oct-13

Our SunGuard products are practically synonymous with solar control glass, however as the range has grown and technology has advanced to accommodate new coatings, the family of SunGuard products has developed to a point where a little restructuring is required. Now with new names and ranges SunGuard is better than it has ever been

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Guardian RIBA accredited CPD's help drive glass specifications

Guardian RIBA accredited CPD's help drive glass specifications 25-Sep-13

At Guardian we work closely with Architects and Specifiers to help them to select the right glass to achieve the best performance and aesthetic appearance. For most projects glass is one of the key materials helping to characterise the facade. Advanced technology now means glass can also reduce demands on mechanical cooling and heating, whilst also creating a comfortable environment. Our RIBA accredited CPD's have been created to help demystify the applications for glass and it's capabilities

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Industry top 30 most influential for 2013

Industry top 30 most influential for 2013 04-Sep-13

Another year and another Window Industries Magazine - Top 30 most influential members of our illustrious industry. Mark Bristow returns to the Top 30 for 2013

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Design diversity with SatinDeco acid etched glass

Design diversity with SatinDeco acid etched glass 22-Aug-13

SatinDeco is our acid etched translucent glass, it is ideal for any number of applications, fixtures and fittings. However, the key to SatinDeco is its diversity, supplied using clear or low iron glass, it can be laminated with clear, acoustic or coloured interlayer’s, it can even be supplied mirrored to create a unique design application

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Guardian SunGuard SNX is leading the way in "Triple Silver" glass coating technology

Guardian SunGuard SNX is leading the way in 26-Jul-13

Our new SunGuard SNX 60/28 is rapidly growing in popularity as more and more architects and specifiers demand the highest level of performance and appearance on their projects. Find out why SunGuard SNX 60/28 sits amongst the very best in modern triple silver glass coating technology

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Free acoustic calculator attracts hundreds of new members to Guardian Plus

Free acoustic calculator attracts hundreds of new members to Guardian Plus 04-Jul-13

The new Guardian Plus acoustic calculator is proving to be a priceless asset for Guardian Plus members. The new revised version put's the table online so there is no need to download it and uses some of the most advanced web based technology to create an interactive table or results that you can tailor to suit your needs. The new version in now compatible on all web based formats, including Smartphones, Tables, PC's, Laptops, and Mac's.

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Guardian triple celebration brings all area's of the industry together

Guardian triple celebration brings all area's of the industry together 14-Jun-13

Our Triple Anniversary Celebration was a resounding success, guests from all corners of the industry joined us in celebrating 10 years of float glass manufacture, 5 years of our laminating line and the first year of magnetron glass coater. We were joined by many key faces from the glass and glazing industry as well as architects and specifiers, the support from the industry was outstanding and we'd like to thank everyone that attended for taking time out of their day to join in our celebration

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The Return of ClimaGuard Premium

The Return of ClimaGuard Premium 29-May-13

Our popular ClimaGuard Premium 1.1 U value Low E glass is once again available in the UK. Having re-engineered the coating layer stack for the temperable version using the same technology as ClimaGuard A+, ClimaGuard Premium T2 has now superseded the old temperable version and offers vastly improved durability and stability through the tempering process

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Dispelling some of the myths about the CPR for installers

Dispelling some of the myths about the CPR for installers 07-May-13

The CPR applies to window installers in the same way that it does any company putting a product onto the market. This means that windows being installed must all be CE marked and compliant by the time they are fitted. However, there are some exceptions to help small businesses which you may not be aware of...

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Join the Triple Anniversary Celebration at the Guardian UK Plant

Join the Triple Anniversary Celebration at the Guardian UK Plant 25-Apr-13

It’s been 10 years since we opened the UK plant. We've successfully managed to navigate a double dip recession and managed to achieve growth in a contracting market. We greatly attribute this achievement to our continued support of the Independent Glass & Glazing Industry. In this Triple Anniversary event we are celebrating 10 years of the float line, 5 years of the laminating line and the official opening of the coater and we want you to celebrate with us...

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Clearly the best for high performance IGU's - ClimaGuard Dry

Clearly the best for high performance IGU's - ClimaGuard Dry 05-Apr-13

ClimaGuard Dry is one of the first anti external condensation glasses available on the market leading the way in glass innovation. Originally developed in 2010 ClimaGuard Dry is now available in the UK offering a definitive solution for the occurance of external condensation

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LDG Contracts secure two new landmark projects using Guardian Low E glass ClimaGuard A+

LDG Contracts secure two new landmark projects using Guardian Low E glass ClimaGuard A+ 15-Mar-13

LDG Contracts, the commercial arm of Lancashire Double Glazing, have secured two new projects using Guardian ClimaGuard A+ Low E glass. The contracts are striking new developments which are great additions to LDG contracts growing portfolio of projects

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New Guardian Plus promotional video launch

New Guardian Plus promotional video launch 06-Mar-13

Our new business support programme - Guardian Plus, continues to be a fantastic success! To help promote it's benefits to a wider audience, we have created a short video in association with My Trade TV to show off the programmes benefits and explain how Guardian Plus can help your business to succeed

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Use ClimaGuard Low E glass to create triple glazed windows that achieve the Passivhaus standard

Use ClimaGuard Low E glass to create triple glazed windows that achieve the Passivhaus standard 22-Feb-13

A rated windows are now common place within the industry, more companies sell A rated windows as standard than ever before. So where do you go from here to differentiate your products from the competition? The Passivhaus window standard takes a technical approach to windows and proves why triple glazing is essential when trying to reduce energy bills.

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Glass & Glazing Products put's Mark Bristow "In the Hot Seat"

Glass & Glazing Products put's Mark Bristow 11-Feb-13

"The Glassman Cometh" states Michael Gannon, Editor of Glass and Glazing products magazine, in his "In The Hot Seat" interview with Mark Bristow.

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Guardian gets a clear win at the Olympic Park

Guardian gets a clear win at the Olympic Park 02-Feb-13

After years of preparation work, we are pleased to confirm we secured virtually all of the glass specification for the Olympic Village. Close work between Paul Anderson (Our SunGuard architectural sales manager) and Lendlease who were both the client and the developer for the Olympic village, saw Guardian SunGuard SN 70/41 used throughout the project. All in all 120,000 meters of Guardian Glass were used on the Olympic village, a split between SunGuard High Selective SN70/41 & LamiGlass

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Competitors glass out and Guardian SunGuard in for Old Broad Street, London

Competitors glass out and Guardian SunGuard in for Old Broad Street, London 22-Jan-13

Despite working on the original specification for 125 Old Broad Street (The Stock Exchange Tower) the final glass selection went to one of our competitors. However, in 2009 the decision was made to replace the entire heat treated facade with annealed, laminated glass. We were fortunate enough to be chosen for the glass replacement with 16,000 m2 of Laminated SunGuard High Selective SN 62/34 covering the glazed facade ensuring exceptional energy efficiency with unspoiled views over London

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ClimaGuard A+ consistently reliable Low E glass

ClimaGuard A+ consistently reliable Low E glass 15-Jan-13

Now manufactured entirely on our new magnetron glass coater at Goole, ClimaGuard A+ is rapidly becoming one of the leading Low E glass options on the market. We greatly attribute this success to the consistently high quality and exceptional durability ClimaGuard A+ offers during manufacturing and processing, find out why ClimaGuard A+ is the right Low E glass for you and your business

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Guardian's advanced Low E glass ClimaGuard A+ keeping you warm this winter!

Guardian's advanced Low E glass ClimaGuard A+ keeping you warm this winter! 01-Dec-12

Since our advanced Low E glass ClimaGuard A+ has been manufactured on our new magnetron coating line at Goole, the interest for ClimaGuard A+ has been phenomenal, with the coater running 3 shifts to satisfy demand. As the onset of winter beckons, which Low E will you be considering to keep you and your customers warm this winter? Many are choosing ClimaGuard A+

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Pablo Isasmendi named president of British Glass for 2013

Pablo Isasmendi named president of British Glass for 2013 27-Nov-12

We are proud to announce that Pablo Isasmendi, Managing Director of Guardian UK has been named president of British Glass for 2013

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Glass News talks Magnetron Glass Coaters & Guardian Plus

Glass News talks Magnetron Glass Coaters & Guardian Plus 23-Nov-12

Glass News were one of the many visitors who came to the Guardian plant at Goole during the 3 day coater launch. If you haven't seen the double page spread in the popular industry paper view their take on the coater launch and our Guardian Plus programme...

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The future of housing is “off the shelf” and uses Guardian SunGuard Glass

The future of housing is “off the shelf” and uses Guardian SunGuard Glass 20-Nov-12

Cub by Cube Housing Solutions is a model of "off the shelf housing" which meets all the eco and sustainable credentials. Prefabricated modular design which is pre-certified to meet code 5 of the code for sustainable homes: the Cub houses can run on as little as £1 per week for hot water and heating. Find out how Guardian SunGuard HP glass helped achieve these ultra low carbon credentials...

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Glasstec 2012 a huge success for Guardian Industries

Glasstec 2012 a huge success for Guardian Industries 01-Nov-12

This years Glasstec has proven to be an unbridled success! For the first time in many years, Guardian held a full stand at the event in a prime location at the centre of Hall 10.

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Energy balance is the key to added value sales

Energy balance is the key to added value sales 14-Sep-12

With energy saving in mind, why not take the benefits of advanced glazing, which reduces energy consumption and increases comfort in our homes, as a niche to provide exceptional service and essentially add value to your product range?

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Industry top 30 most influential for 2012

Industry top 30 most influential for 2012 06-Sep-12

Window Industries Magazine ranks Mark Bristow No. 15 in their Top 30 Most influential members of the Industry for 2012

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The Cutty Sark once again rides the waves

The Cutty Sark once again rides the waves 05-Sep-12

The Cutty Sark once again rides the waves, however this time on a sea of SunGuard High Selective glass

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New Photovoltaic glazing units from Guardian

New Photovoltaic glazing units from Guardian 05-Jul-12

PV integrated into insulating glass units to provide transparency, light and energy

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