SolarVue is made up from a piece of clear or tinted glass, clear or tinted PVB interlayer and a piece of clear glass that has a metal coating applied onto one side. SolarVue provides a medium solar control and a neutral, low reflective appearance in a range of colours.
The thin deposit of nickel and chromium coating used eliminates more than 55% of solar energy, while allowing more than 45% of visible light to be transmitted through it. SolarVue eliminates more than 99% of damaging UV radiation. SolarVue is a sided product; stock sheets are labeled by the factory to indicate the coated side.
The visual appearance of coated glass is determined not only by the colour of the glass and the coating, it is also influenced by environmental factors such as: